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New Zealand shooting suspect ‘complains about prison treatment’

New Zealand shooting suspect ‘complains about prison treatment’

The man accused of shooting dead 50 people at two mosques in New Zealand has made a formal complaint about his treatment in prison, according to reports. Brenton Tarrant, 28, is being held in isolation at the maximum security Auckland Prison in Paremoremo following the terror attacks in Christchurch two weeks ago. The country’s Department of Corrections confirmed to media in New Zealand that Mr Tarrant ... Read More »

New Zealand terrorist attack victims laid to rest in mass burial

New Zealand terrorist attack victims laid to rest in mass burial

Christchurch mosque attack victims laid to rest in mass burial Christchurch, New Zealand – At first, the victims of last week’s Christchurch mosque attacks went to their graves in ones and twos. From Wednesday onwards, bodies were slowly released from coroners to relatives eager to say a final goodbye to their loved ones. But on Friday, shortly after the Muslim call to prayer sounded out ... Read More »

The world is praising Jacinda Ardern’s response to terrorist attack

The world is praising Jacinda Ardern’s response to terrorist attack

A couple of months ago, New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern hobnobbed among the billionaires and global cognoscenti gathered at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. She extolled the fight against climate change alongside Prince William and championed her government’s plans to prioritise the societal – not just economic –“well-being” of her country. In a polite rebuke of Donald Trump and other right-wing politicians, ... Read More »

New Zealand shooting: Parliament opens session with reading from Quran

New Zealand shooting: Parliament opens session with reading from Quran

The Quran was recited during New Zealand’s parliament session on Tuesday, the first since last week’s terrorist attack on two mosques that claimed 50 lives. A Muslim imam led prayers in parliament, in what is being seen as a gesture of solidarity with the victims of the shooting. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, who has received international praise for her response ... Read More »

NSCIA condemns New Zealand mosque terror attacks, commends PM Arden

NSCIA condemns New Zealand mosque terror attacks, commends PM Arden

The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) has condemned last Friday’s terrorist attack on two mosques in New Zealand, while also commending Prime Minister Jacinda Arden for rising up to the challenge. The reactions were contained in a press statement issued on Monday by Prof. Salisu Shehu, Deputy Secretary-General, NSCIA. The statement read: “On Friday, March 15, 2019, all ... Read More »

Family of New Zealand terrorist “shattered”

Family of New Zealand terrorist “shattered”

…New Zealand attack: Family of alleged Christchurch gunman apologise to victims and say they are ‘shattered’ by his actions The family of the Australian man charged with shooting dead 50 worshippers at two New Zealand mosques have apologised to his victims and said they have been left “shattered”. “We’re all gobsmacked, we don’t know what to think,” said Marie Fitzgerald, ... Read More »

Australia’s prime minister says anti-Muslim senator should be charged for striking teen who broke egg on his head share

Australia’s prime minister says anti-Muslim senator should be charged for striking teen who broke egg on his head share

Australia’s prime minister on Sunday suggested an anti-Muslim senator should be charged after he slapped a teen who cracked a raw egg over the legislator’s head. Sen. Fraser Anning has been widely condemned for blaming Muslim immigration for racist attacks on two New Zealand mosques that claimed at least 50 lives. Will Connolly, the 17-year-old boy who egged Anning, has ... Read More »

Survivor recounts how he chased New Zealand terrorist away from mosque

Survivor recounts how he chased New Zealand terrorist away from mosque

* Abdul Aziz. A survivor has told Sky News how he screamed at the Christchurch attacker as he tried to lead the gunman away from a mosque where several people had already been killed. Abdul Aziz, 48, said he heard gunshots during Friday prayers and left his family, including his four children, inside the Linwood Islamic Centre as he ran ... Read More »

How a Nigerian student escaped New Zealand mosque terror attack

How a Nigerian student escaped New Zealand mosque terror attack

…A Nigerian postgraduate student who lives in Christchurch speaks on the New Zealand terror attacks As the world mourns the gruesome murder of 49 Muslim worshippers in the hands of terrorists in New Zealand , a Nigerian resident of Christchurch, Abdul Hasib Suenu has revealed that he would have been at the Masjid An-Noor at the time of the incident ... Read More »

Teenager breaks  egg on head of Australian politician who blames Muslim immigration for New Zealand mosque terror attack

Teenager breaks egg on head of Australian politician who blames Muslim immigration for New Zealand mosque terror attack

…Teen in Viral Video Eggs Australian Politician Who Blamed Immigration for New Zealand Mosque Shootings A video of a teenager egging an Australian senator who sparked international outrage with comments that he made about the New Zealand mosque shootings is going viral. After the mass shooting on Friday, far-right Sen. Fraser Anning put out a statement in which he blamed ... Read More »