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A year later: PM Jacinda Ardern pays tribute to Fijians killed in Christchurch mosque attacks

Jacinda Ardern unveils a memorial plaque at Lautoka Jame Masjid. Photo: Supplied to RNZ Jacinda Ardern has paid tribute to the three Fijians who died in last year’s Christchurch mosque shootings. Ardern spoke this morning at Lautoka Mosque as part of her trip to Fiji to remember Imam Hafiz Musa Patel, Ashraf Ali Razak and… Continue reading A year later: PM Jacinda Ardern pays tribute to Fijians killed in Christchurch mosque attacks

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‘Not a terrorist’ ordinary Muslim stabber shot by Brisbane police.

The man shot dead by police after stabbing a young tourist in Brisbane’s CBD this morning was on a counter terror watch list, police have revealed. The 25-year-old was born in Afghanistan but had been living in Australia and was known to police, but detectives say at this stage they are not treating his actions… Continue reading ‘Not a terrorist’ ordinary Muslim stabber shot by Brisbane police.

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Aussie Islamics rise to the ISIS fire challenge

Quran 4:56 Indeed, those who disbelieve in Our verses – We will drive them into a Fire. Every time their skins are roasted through We will replace them with other skins so they may taste the punishment. Indeed, Allah is ever Exalted in Might and Wise. See also: ISIS fanatics urged to attack the West… Continue reading Aussie Islamics rise to the ISIS fire challenge

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Muslim drug dealer forces friend to bark and recite Islamic prayer before stabbing him SEVEN times

A drug dealer who kidnapped and stabbed a former friend when he tried to reconnect made him recite and Islamic death prayer and bark like an animal because he thought he was a police informant. Husseim Dennaoui and Fadl Rahal had fallen out in 2006 after he labelled him a ‘dog’ but 11 years later tried… Continue reading Muslim drug dealer forces friend to bark and recite Islamic prayer before stabbing him SEVEN times

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Christians banned from celebrating Christmas in two Muslim-majority West Sumatra villages

One of NZ’s biggest Halal trading partners is Indonesia, where our culture is banned in some places. Police in Kampung Baru warned Catholics against holding services, urging them to attend a church 120 kilometres away. Some 210 Protestant and Catholic families in Sungai Tambang have also been prevented from practising their faith. Jakarta (AsiaNews) –… Continue reading Christians banned from celebrating Christmas in two Muslim-majority West Sumatra villages

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NZ’s first convicted human trafficker freed after serving third of prison sentence.

Faroz Ali exploited vulnerable workers from Fiji. He will now be freed after serving only a third of his nine-and-a-half year prison sentence. A man who promised migrant workers everything, only to rip them off, has been freed from prison after serving just a third of his sentence. Faroz Ali, also known as Feroz Ali, was… Continue reading NZ’s first convicted human trafficker freed after serving third of prison sentence.

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“Why Are You So Silent?”: Persecution of Christians, August 2019.

Note: There is currently no requirement for immigrants or refugees to give up their own culture or religion when they arrive in New Zealand: Boko Haram “has terrorised Christian communities in Nigeria for the last decade and has now splintered and spread its violent ideology into Cameroon, Niger and Chad.” — Staff writer, Christian Today,… Continue reading “Why Are You So Silent?”: Persecution of Christians, August 2019.

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NZ resident charged with 350 deaths in Australia.

Maythem Kamil Radhi A New Zealand resident has been extradited to Australia to face trial over the deaths of more than 350 people in 2001. Maythem Kamil Radhi was allegedly involved in the smuggling of a boatload of people from Indonesia before it sank, resulting in the humanitarian disaster. The Australian government had spent years… Continue reading NZ resident charged with 350 deaths in Australia.

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Two mosque attack widows plea for lifetime Western welfare & residency.

Rina Akter is a quietly spoken Bangladeshi woman whose first experience of New Zealand was to come and collect her husband’s body, after he was killed in the 15 March mosque attacks. But now she wants to stay, she says in her native tongue of Urdu, speaking through an interpreter. “She has been waiting for him… Continue reading Two mosque attack widows plea for lifetime Western welfare & residency.

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Labour calls for ISIS brides in Syria to be allowed back home

Too close to home! Australian ISIS bride Zehra Duman (centre) with her child A Labor senator is urging the Australian Government to bring the brides and children of ISIS fighters detained in Syrian camps back to Australia. Shadow Minister for Home Affairs Kristina Keneally argued that the Government is morally obliged to repatriate women and… Continue reading Labour calls for ISIS brides in Syria to be allowed back home