Christchurch Mosque Shooting

March 28, 2019
March 28, 2019

Christchurch Shooting: Two Bangladeshi victims laid to rest

Two Bangladeshis, who were killed in the recent mosque shootings in Christchurch of New Zealand, were buried yesterday at their ancestral homes in Narayanganj and Narsingdi.

March 28, 2019
March 28, 2019

Ethics rather than policing of the internet

For many people in Australia and New Zealand, the horrific attack on mosques in Christchurch by an Australian national was not totally unexpected.

March 25, 2019
March 25, 2019

Thanks to Ardern, New Zealand today soothes the soul

Those who have rushed to psychoanalyse 28-year-old Australian, Brenton Tarrant, for the outrage in Christchurch mosques killing 50 people, are concealing the reality, possibly without their knowing it. This line of inquiry will not explain why Christchurch or Pulwama, Utrecht and now Birmingham happened.

March 24, 2019
March 24, 2019

Post-Christchurch social reconstruction: Global the message, local the onus

It is not enough to alert the public of social cracks: how they can be repaired must be part and parcel of any de-constructing exercise.

March 23, 2019
March 23, 2019

From Breivik to Brenton to #HelloBrother

Terrorists kill without discrimination. Their tactics differentiate them from freedom fighters. Terrorists have no religion. They may have names—Buddhist, Christian, Hindu, Muslim or any other.

March 20, 2019
March 20, 2019

Christchurch: Why this is not an isolated terrorist attack

In the aftermath of the deadly attacks in New Zealand that caused global shock, it is important to explore the broader questions about the ideology behind these acts of terrorism.

March 19, 2019
March 19, 2019

'Hatred' is the new terror

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.

March 19, 2019
March 19, 2019

Terror attacks by non-Muslims get less media coverage

Terror attacks carried out by non-Muslims get less coverage compared to those by Muslims, said a report by the University of Alabama.

March 18, 2019
March 18, 2019

Christchurch and the 'mass dissemination of hate' in the media

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

March 17, 2019
March 17, 2019

How can we stop hate crimes like the Christchurch massacre?

We join the world in mourning the 49 (so far reported) lives lost in the horrific Christchurch (New Zealand) massacre of Muslim devotees who were offering their Friday prayers.