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New Zealand’s gun laws too relaxed: expert

By Anees Teladia With the recent terror attack on the Muslim community in Christchurch, New Zealand, the always contentious and controversial issue of gun control has arisen with renewed vigour. In an interview with foundation director and professor of the National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies at the University[…]

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NZ Muslim community waiting to bury loved ones

By Anees Teladia There are hopes that the bodies of all the victims of the Christchurch terror attacks in New Zealand will be returned to the grief-stricken families by Thursday, for them to be buried by Islamic rites this week. While authorities have not publicly named the deceased killed in[…]

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Christchurch shootings: Attacker was ‘lone gunman’

The man charged over Friday’s twin mosque attacks in the New Zealand city of Christchurch is believed to have acted alone, police say. Australian Brenton Tarrant, 28, a self-described white supremacist, live-streamed the attack on Facebook. Three others arrested afterwards are not believed to have been involved, Police Commissioner Mike[…]

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