Christchurch New Zealand Mosque Shooting

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Google manually reviewed over 1 mn suspected 'terrorist videos' on YouTube in 2019
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Google manually reviewed over 1 mn suspected 'terrorist videos' on YouTube in 2019

In the manual review, Google found 90,000 videos violated its terrorism policy.

New Zealand mosque shooting: Kiwi women across faiths don headscarves to show solidarity with victims
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New Zealand mosque shooting: Kiwi women across faiths don headscarves to show solidarity with victims

Headscarves were also worn as a mark of respect by policewomen and non-Muslim volunteers directing the crowds around the site in Christchurch holding communal prayers on Friday

Indian-origin Jagmeet Singh makes history as first non-white leader of major opposition party in Canada Parliament
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Indian-origin Jagmeet Singh makes history as first non-white leader of major opposition party in Canada Parliament

Jagmeet Singh was elected in federal by-elections held on 25 February. Singh's first words as an elected lawmaker were about last week's terrorist attack on two mosques in New Zealand

Global tech consortium takes down more than 800 versions of New Zealand mass shooting video
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Global tech consortium takes down more than 800 versions of New Zealand mass shooting video

The livestream of the massacre showed that stopping gory footage from spreading online persists as a major challenge for tech companies

'I Live! I Die!': New Zealanders stage 'haka' war dance to show solidarity with Muslim community after Christchurch terror attack
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'I Live! I Die!': New Zealanders stage 'haka' war dance to show solidarity with Muslim community after Christchurch terror attack

Other haka performances have burst forth across Christchurch and elsewhere in the country as well as in Australia, where large communities of New Zealanders live.

Donald Trump plays down threat posed by white nationalism after New Zealand mosque terror attack
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Donald Trump plays down threat posed by white nationalism after New Zealand mosque terror attack

President Donald Trump played down any threat posed by racist white nationalism on Friday after the gunman accused of the New Zealand mosque massacre called the president “a symbol of renewed white identity.”

New Zealand mosque terror attack: Extremist gunman flashes grin in courtroom after being charged with murder; remanded till 5 April
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New Zealand mosque terror attack: Extremist gunman flashes grin in courtroom after being charged with murder; remanded till 5 April

A right-wing extremist who filmed himself on a rampage that left 49 mosque-goers dead flashed a white power sign as he appeared in a New Zealand court on Saturday charged with murder.

Christchurch mosque attacks: Narendra Modi writes to New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern, expresses India's solidarity
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Christchurch mosque attacks: Narendra Modi writes to New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern, expresses India's solidarity

In a letter to New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern, Narendra Modi stressed India's strong condemnation of terrorism in all its forms and manifestations, and of all those who support such acts of violence, the External Affairs Ministry said in an official release.

New Zealand mosque shootings: Donald Trump conveys warmest sympathy after being slammed for 'lack of condolences'
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New Zealand mosque shootings: Donald Trump conveys warmest sympathy after being slammed for 'lack of condolences'

Donald Trump put out a statement on the social media platform conveying his "warmest sympathy and best wishes to the people of New Zealand".

New Zealand mosque shootings: Donald Trump tweets only link to Breitbart story; Twitterati slams president for lack of condolences
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New Zealand mosque shootings: Donald Trump tweets only link to Breitbart story; Twitterati slams president for lack of condolences

As the international community reels under the shock of the blatantly hate-driven shootings in two mosques in New Zealand's Christchurch, US president Donald Trump has invited criticism for his tweet after the incident which only contains the link to the homepage of Breitbart, a conservative, 'far right' American news platform.

New Zealand mosque shooting updates: Imran Khan blames Christchurch attacks on 'post-9/11 Islamophobia'
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New Zealand mosque shooting updates: Imran Khan blames Christchurch attacks on 'post-9/11 Islamophobia'

Christchurch New Zealand Mosque Shooting LIVE updates: Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan strongly condemned the attack by White supremacists at Christchurch that killed 49 people in two mosques. He said he blamed these terror attacks on the current Islamophobia post-9/11 were the entire Muslim population has been blamed for the actions of a few.

Australian Senator Fraser Anning draws flak for calling Islam 'fascist' religion, targeting Muslims for New Zealand mosque attack
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Australian Senator Fraser Anning draws flak for calling Islam 'fascist' religion, targeting Muslims for New Zealand mosque attack

In a media statement issued on Friday afternoon, Anning said that the attacks highlighted the “growing fear over an increasing Muslim presence” in Australia and New Zealand and pinned the blame for the bloodshed on latter immigration policy.

New Zealand mosque shootings: 49 dead in two 'terrorist attacks' in Christchurch; shooter an Australian, confirms Oz PM
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New Zealand mosque shootings: 49 dead in two 'terrorist attacks' in Christchurch; shooter an Australian, confirms Oz PM

At least 40 people died in the shooting in two crowded mosques in New Zealand's Christchurch, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said in a press briefing a few hours after the incident on Friday.

New Zealand mosque shooting: Don't share 'distressing footage' of Christchurch attack, NZ Police warns after gunman video surfaces
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New Zealand mosque shooting: Don't share 'distressing footage' of Christchurch attack, NZ Police warns after gunman video surfaces

New Zealand police warned against sharing footage relating to a deadly shooting in Christchurch on Friday, after a video online showed a gunman filming himself firing at worshippers inside a mosque.

New Zealand mosque shooting: Nine dead in shooting at Christchurch's Masjid al Noor; PM says 'one of NZ's darkest days'
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New Zealand mosque shooting: Nine dead in shooting at Christchurch's Masjid al Noor; PM says 'one of NZ's darkest days'

At least one gunman who targeted crowded mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch killed a number of people on Friday, police said, with Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern describing the shooting as 'one of New Zealand's darkest days'.