Events around the country marking the first anniversary of the Christchurch mosque attacks has been cancelled amid safety fears over Covid-19. They include the Christchurch National Remembrance Service and events in Auckland and Wellington. Government representative Megan Woods said a major factor in the Christchurch event cancellation was because it was unticketed which would have… Continue reading Christchurch mosque shootings National Recruitment Service cancelled
Temel Atacocugu was shot nine times on 15 March last year. “Please don’t hate us, because we are innocent people and we just want a good life … New Zealand is our house too.” That is his message to New Zealand in his latest interview with RNZ, as the country prepares to mark one year… Continue reading ‘Please don’t hate us’ – they want more!!!
Does this mean Muslims will compensate those they have terrorised around the world? Will the Canterbury Muslim Association compensate the families of their drone strike recruits? A Christchurch Muslim leader says the government needs to properly compensate those who have been unable to return to their old jobs following the mosque attacks. About 48… Continue reading Christchurch attack: Muslim leader calls for proper compensation of victims
Christchurch residents can expect to see an increased police presence in the lead-up to the first anniversary of the terror attacks. Armed police stand guard as Memorial Park Cemetery is prepared for the burial of victims of the Christchurch mass shooting last year. Photo: RNZ / Matthew Theunissen The increase comes as the police trial… Continue reading Christchurch attacks anniversary: Police patrols being beefed up
A memorial event should be held every year to remember the 51 people killed during the Christchurch mosque shootings, says one of the city’s imams who survived the attacks. Tens of thousands are expected to attend a national remembrance service in Hagley Park on March 15 on the first anniversary of New Zealand’s worst ever… Continue reading Christchurch imam calls for an annual “WAR” memorial event for March 15 victims
Muslims celebrate victories, not defeats. They celebrate the conquest of Medina and Mecca, and various battles. They are out in force to celebrate 911, and they still are out in Auckland domain to celebrate the defeat of the Allies at Gallipoli each year. But it’s not what they say they want that counts, but it’s… Continue reading Muslims don’t want March 15 memorial service: ‘We want to move on’