The man accused of shooting dead 51 Muslim worshippers in the Christchurch mosque attacks is formally charged with terrorism for the first time, New Zealand police says.
Muslims praying in front of the one of the Christchurch mosques attacked by a white supremacist are protected in the evening by locals, moments after hundreds performed a mass haka.
The attack on Twin Towers by Al Qaeda launched the so-called “war on terror”. The massacre of 50 innocent worshippers in Christchurch should now trigger a global “war on hatred”. If the jihadists needed to be reined in, and correctly so, the white supremacists need to be stopped with equal vigour and urgency.
I woke up to the news of the horrific attack in Christchurch, New Zealand on Friday, like millions around the world. I was scrolling through my Facebook newsfeed on Friday morning
Friday's attack on two mosques in New Zealand reflects a paradigm shift: the erosion of liberal values and the rise of 'civilisationalism' at the expense of the nation state.
As New Zealanders struggled to cope with the deadly mayhem in Christchurch, stories of heroism have emerged from the tragedy, including a worshiper who chased away the gunman armed only with a credit card machine.
Facebook Inc says it removed 1.5 million videos globally of the New Zealand mosque attack in the first 24 hours after the attack.
A far-right Australian senator is restrained by security officials after punching a young man protesting his offensive comments about the Christchurch mosque attacks.