• Christchurch terror attack: How to support NZ's Muslim communities

    5 days ago - By NZ Life & Leisure

    First published on The Spinoff 16 March 2019
    Mass murder at mosques in Christchurch on Friday targeted Muslim New Zealanders at worship. Here are some things you can do to support a devastated community
    Donate to the victims and families
    The New Zealand Islamic Information Centre has set up a crowdfunding campaign on Launchgood with all funds raised distributed to the victims and families affected by the Christchurch attack. All proceeds will go towards helping with their immediate, short-term needs. “No amount of money will bring back their loved ones, but we do hope to lessen their...
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  • Facebook and Google broke down barriers to broadcast media - even for mass killers

    Facebook and Google broke down barriers to broadcast media - even for mass killers

    5 days ago - By LA Times

    The killing of 49 people at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, was engineered to be viewed and shared on the world's largest technology platforms, taking full advantage of Silicon Valley's laissez-faire approach to content moderation. It began with a racist manifesto uploaded to the document-sharing...
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  • New Zealand attacks follow a trend in violence against houses of worship

    5 days ago - By LA Times

    As he prepared to give his sermon Friday, Omar Atia went over the parallels between his mosque in southwestern Indiana and the two in Christchurch, New Zealand, where dozens of Muslims died in a terrorist attack during communal prayers. “We're a suburban minority community with kids of immigrants...
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  • The Christchurch mosque shooter, steeped in online culture, knew how to make his massacre go viral

    5 days ago - By The Washington Post

    The manifesto and livestream of the gunman accused of killing 49 people in New Zealand were designed to go viral.
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  • Terrorist attacks on two New Zealand mosques kill at least 49

    5 days ago - By LA Times

    At least 49 people were shot to death at two mosques during midday prayers Friday - most if not all of them gunned down by an immigrant-hating white supremacist who broadcast live video of the slaughter on Facebook. One man was arrested and charged with murder, and two other armed suspects were...
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