Emotions were intensified in New Zealand today as a life sentence was handed down to 29-year-old terrorist Brenton Tarrant – who massacred 51 musallees at the Al Noor and Linwood Masajid in Christchurch during Jumuah prayers on 15 March 2019. In a landmark ruling, Judge Cameron Mander said the white[…]
The Australian man accused of killing dozens of Muslim worshippers at two mosques in New Zealand in March last year entered a surprise guilty plea to all 51 charges of murder at a special session of a Christchurch court on Thursday. Brenton Tarrant, who appeared by video link, also pleaded[…]
New Zealand police said on Tuesday they were investigating a threat made this week against one of the Christchurch mosques where 51 Muslim worshippers were killed in a mass shooting a year ago. Amid plans to mark the one-year anniversary of the March 15 mass killing, police said the threat to Christchurch’s[…]
A Turkish man wounded in the Christchurch mosque shootings seven weeks ago has died in Christchurch Hospital, raising the death toll to 51. The 46-year-old had been in intensive care since being shot at the Al Noor mosque in March. Brenton Tarrant, 28-year-old Australian, has been charged with 50 counts of murder and 39[…]
A man was arrested after more than a dozen police cars and a bomb squad were deployed in response to an “incident” in the suburb of Christchurch, New Zealand, which saw horrific terrorist attacks in two mosques last month. More than a dozen police cars and a bomb squad were[…]
New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern has said she is unaware of any links between Sunday’s church and hotel bombings in Sri Lanka and the Christchurch mosque shootings in New Zealand after a Sri Lankan minister suggested a connection. “We haven’t received anything officially nor have we received any intelligence reports[…]
Initial probe reveals Easter Sunday blasts were in response to deadly New Zealand attacks, state defence minister says. Sri Lanka’s Easter Sunday bombings were retaliation for a recent attack on mosques in New Zealand, the country’s state minister of defence said on Tuesday. “The preliminary investigations have revealed that what happened[…]
Cache of firearms found at Christchurch man’s home, and he later dies from a stab wound after police surrounded his car. Police investigate a vehicle at the scene where a man died of stab wounds in Christchurch on Wednesday [Sanka Vidanagama/AFP] New Zealand police launched a “high-priority” investigation on Wednesday to[…]
In the wake of last Friday’s terrorist attack and mass shooting in two mosques in Christchurch in New Zealand that claimed the lives of 50 innocent people and injured 42 while performing the Friday prayers. Imam Gamal Fouda – the surviving Imam of Al-Noor Mosque (one of the mosques in[…]
His tiny body, fragile as a bird, barely filled half an open coffin. Mucaad Ibrahim, 3, was carried aloft in a shroud, almost weightless, by ten of his Somali family wearing long dark robes. Some of them reached in for a last embrace. The youngest victim of the Christchurch terrorist[…]
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