Immigration · News · NZ Government support · refugee

‘They are us’ well-intentioned but feeds ‘othering’ says Muslim community leader.

A Muslim community leader, Guled Mire, says the phrase ‘They are us’ first uttered by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern hours after the Christchurch mosque shootings is well-intentioned but can have unintended consequences. The phrase captured world media attention and has been used at rallies and vigils held to honour the 50 people killed in the… Continue reading ‘They are us’ well-intentioned but feeds ‘othering’ says Muslim community leader.

Christchurch · Immigration · News · NZ Mosques

Christchurch gets its second mosque

(should be paid off now)   Christchurch gets its second mosque Established in 2017, the Linwood Islamic Charitable Trust has opened doors to the Linwood Islamic Centre located at 223A Linwood Avenue, Christchurch, at the start of this year. This is the second mosque and Islamic centre in the Garden City after the Al Noor… Continue reading Christchurch gets its second mosque