Mosque attacks

New Zealanders give up weapons after Christchurch mosque killings

The government, with support from opposition parties, immediately rushed through legislation to tighten New Zealand's gun laws.

published on : 13th July 2019

Bangladesh 'monitoring' Sri Lanka before July cricket tour

The national team narrowly avoided being caught in the New Zealand mosque attacks of March 15 that killed 51 people.

published on : 8th May 2019

FBI foils pro-IS army veteran's plan to bomb white supremacist rally in California

He also discussed picking off Jews walking to synagogue, shooting police officers or attacking a church or military base, according to investigators.

published on : 30th April 2019

Probe shows Sri Lanka blasts payback for New Zealand mosque attacks: Deputy defence minister

It has now been revealed that the National Thowheeth Jama'ath group which carried out the Sri Lanka attacks had close links with JMI, affiliated to a similarly named group in Bangladesh.

published on : 23rd April 2019

New Zealand man admits abusing Muslims at Christchurch mosque 

Daniel Nicholas Tuapawa was said to have been shocked and did not realise what he had done until police showed him a video in which he was yelling abusive comments including "all Muslims are terrorist

published on : 12th April 2019

Accused Christchurch gunman to face 50 murder charges: New Zealand police

Apart from the 50 murder charges, the accused gunman in the Christchurch mosque attack will also face 39 attempted murder charges when he appears in the high court in Christchurch on Friday.

published on : 4th April 2019

'Hello brother': Words that countered a gunman's hate in New Zealand

The gunman's footage showed Mohemmed Daoud Nabi, a 71-year-old from war-torn Afghanistan, offering a welcome at the doors of the Al Noor mosque. He was shot and the killer moved inside.

published on : 21st March 2019

Man loses job, deported from UAE for celebrating New Zealand mosque attacks

At least 50 people were killed and dozens wounded by a lone gunman at two mosques in Christchurch on Friday in what is the country's worst modern mass shooting.

published on : 20th March 2019