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  • New Zealand reopens mosques that were target of deadly massacres

    03/23/2019 8:24:32 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 35 replies
    NY Post ^ | 2/23/19
    CHRISTCHURCH – Smelling of fresh paint, the two mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch where a gunman killed 50 worshipers last week reopened their doors on Saturday, with many survivors among the first to walk in and pray for those who died. At the Al Noor mosque, where more than 40 of the victims were killed by a suspected white supremacist, prayers resumed with armed police on site, but no graphic reminders of the mass shooting, New Zealand’s worst. Aden Diriye, who lost his 3-year-old son, Mucad Ibrahim, in the attack, came back to the mosque with his...
  • Who Spawned the Christchurch Killer?

    03/20/2019 6:41:13 AM PDT · by ek_hornbeck · 22 replies
    Taki's Magazine ^ | 3/19/2019 | Pat Buchanan
    Last Friday, in Christchurch, New Zealand, one of the more civilized places on earth, 28-year-old Brenton Tarrant, an Australian, turned on his cellphone camera and set out to livestream his massacre of as many innocent Muslim worshippers as he could kill. Using a semi-automatic rifle, he murdered more than 40 men, women and children at one mosque, drove three miles to another, and there killed seven more. Dozens are still wounded, suffering and dying.
  • How to Silence Debate, New Zealand Edition

    03/20/2019 1:41:37 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 41 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 20, 2019 | Ben Shapiro
    Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., has unleashed a barrage of openly anti-Semitic commentary. She suggested that Israel had "hypnotized the world." She recently suggested that Jewish money lay behind American support for Israel. Finally, she suggested that American Israel supporters are representatives of dual loyalty. Her fellow Democrats shielded her from blowback by subsuming a resolution that condemns her anti-Semitism within a broader resolution that condemns intolerance of all types. Many of them suggested that labeling Omar's anti-Semitism actually represents a type of censorship -- an attempt to quash debate about Israel, though none of Omar's comments even critiqued the Israeli...
  • NZ Mass Shooter Will Have Justice but Not Infamy: 'We Will Give Him Nothing. Not Even His Name.'

    03/19/2019 8:44:28 AM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 43 replies
    People ^ | 19 mar 2019 | ADAM CARLSON
    New Zealand Mass Shooter Will Have Justice but Not Infamy: 'We Will Give Him Nothing. Not Even His Name.' “He sought many things from his act of terror but one was notoriety,” Ardern said. “If you blast the names and faces of shooters on news stations and constantly repeat their names, there may be an inadvertent process of creating a blueprint.”
  • 'I don't hate him, I love him': Widower forgives Christchurch gunman who killed his wife

    03/19/2019 9:43:13 AM PDT · by Simon Green · 53 replies
    Newshub ^ | 03/17/19 | Thomas Mead
    A senior leader at the Deans Ave Mosque who lost his wife in the terror attack says he has forgiven the shooter. Farid Ahmed says the extraordinary gesture to the man who killed so many of his friends is what his wife would have wanted. The widower was first interviewed at the cordon on Friday shortly after the shooting broke out. At the time, he hadn't heard from his wife, and since then he's received terrible news. Husna Ahmed ran classes for children at the mosque, while her husband gave sermons. "She was probably more open than me; she...
  • Turkey's president warns of a new Gallipoli in the wake of Christchurch terror attack and says ...

    03/19/2019 6:26:56 AM PDT · by markomalley · 16 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 3-19-19 | Paula Ahillon For Daily Mail Australia and Laura Withers For Daily Mail Australia
    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has issued a stern warning to anyone considering entering the country for anti-Muslim reasons in the wake of the Christchurch terrorist attack. The 65-year-old referenced the Gallipoli campaign during the First World War and said during a public speech on Monday that anyone with heinous motives for entering the country would return 'in coffins'. He highlighted the failed invasion of Gallipoli peninsula back in 1916, by allied forces such as Australia and New Zealand. 'Your grandparents came, some of them returned in coffins. If you come as well like your grandfathers, be sure that you...
  • New Zealand Is Loath to Use Suspect’s Name to Avoid Amplifying His Cause

    03/19/2019 3:39:34 AM PDT · by Star Traveler · 41 replies
    The New York Times ^ | Tuesday, March 19, 2019 | Damien Cave and Emily Steel
    On Tuesday, New Zealand’s largest broadband providers published an open letter to the chief executives of Facebook, Twitter and Google, calling on them “to be a part of an urgent discussion at an industry and New Zealand government level” about how to deny access to content created by the suspected killer, Brenton Harrison Tarrant, 28.
  • How to bring good from New Zealand attack

    03/19/2019 6:20:30 AM PDT · by rktman · 11 replies
    wnd.com ^ | 3/19/2019 | Mychal Massie
    This would be a golden moment for Muslims to think about how Americans felt after the San Bernardino, California, murders of co-workers by a Muslim couple. They should think about how Americans felt after the Muslim terrorism at the Boston Marathon and the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida, that left 49 Americans dead and 53 wounded. They should think about the suffering of family members of the Fort Hood murders by a Muslim serving in our military. Again, this could be the perfect time for Muslims to show the world that they are interested in embracing modernity, but I suspect...
  • Brenton Tarrant, Acceleration & Collapse

    03/18/2019 7:07:56 PM PDT · by OddLane · 8 replies
    Youtube ^ | 3/16/19 | Blonde in the Belly of the Beast
    An analysis of the reaction to the NZ mosque shooter and his motivation by the mainstream media.
  • NZ ISPs work together to block footage of Christchurch shooting

    03/18/2019 10:56:32 AM PDT · by Star Traveler · 41 replies
    New Zealand Reseller News ^ | Sunday, March 17, 2019 | James Henderson
    The telecommunications industry is working together in an attempt to ensure any website housing footage of the Christchurch terrorist attack is inaccessible to New Zealanders. Spark, Vodafone, Vocus and 2degrees - the country’s largest internet service providers (ISP) - are blocking any website which has footage of the shootings. According to Geoff Thorn - CEO of New Zealand Telecommunications Forum (TCF) - this is an “unprecedented move” by the telecommunications industry, but one that they all agree is necessary. “The industry is working together to ensure this harmful content can’t be viewed by New Zealanders,” said Thorn.
  • Christchurch Shootings: Sajid Javid Warns Tech Giants Over Footage [New Zealand]

    03/18/2019 11:20:08 AM PDT · by Star Traveler · 46 replies
    Tech News Boss ^ | Saturday, March 16, 2019 | The Administrator
    Social media companies have been told to “clean up their platforms” or be prepared to face the “force of the law” by Home Secretary Sajid Javid. Writing in the Daily Express, Mr Javid said: “Tech companies must do more to stop his messages being broadcast.” Despite the original video being taken down, it was quickly replicated and shared widely on other platforms, including YouTube and Twitter. Mr Javid urged people to stop viewing and sharing the “sick material” online, adding: “It is wrong and it is illegal.
  • The other people slaughtered by hate-filled fanatics the same day the Christchurch shooter(T)

    03/18/2019 10:47:33 AM PDT · by rktman · 5 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 3/18/2019 | Michael Nollett
    Elsewhere in the world on the same day as the shootings at the mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, the following slaughters by hate-filled bigots occurred. - At least 13 civilians died in fresh attacks in Mozambique's volatile northern Cabo Delgado province, where Islamists have terrorized villagers in remote communities for more than a year, local sources said Saturday (from Agence France-Presse). - At least six people were killed as suicide bombers dressed in women's attire attacked people fleeing the Islamic State's final holdout zone in Syria (from the South China Morning Post). - Boko Haram attacked a Christian Village in...
  • The Trump-blaming media must not have read the Christchurch shooter's 'manifesto'

    03/18/2019 8:42:16 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 17 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 03/18/2019 | Alex Alexiev
    Reading the "Manifesto" of the Christchurch mass murderer, the first thing that strikes the reader is just how rational he is about what he expects will await him after his ghastly deed.  He hoped to survive, serve a life sentence, and be released after 27 years, all the while using his time in jail to "spread his ideals by media coverage."  Not unreasonably, he might have also said he would write a bestseller and become rich while in jail.  All of this thanks to the fact that the death penalty in New Zealand (and all of Europe) is considered cruel and unusual punishment...
  • Website Kiwi Farms refuses to surrender data linked to accused Christchurch terrorist

    03/18/2019 8:46:00 AM PDT · by Star Traveler · 30 replies
    News.com.au ^ | Tuesday, March 19, 2019 | Marnie O'Neill
    The American operator of a controversial website has smacked down a request by New Zealand police to hand over posts and video links that appeared on the site as the Christchurch terrorist attack unfolded. In an obscenity-laden email, Kiwi Farms founder Joshua Moon dismissed the plea by Detective Senior Sergeant John Michael as “a joke”, labelling New Zealand “a small, irrelevant island nation” and “s***hole country”. Moon is a former administrator of 8chan, the online message board where Brenton Tarrant posted details of his sick plan, along with a 73-page manifesto, hours before allegedly carrying out New Zealand’s deadliest terrorist...
  • New Zealand’s Handling Of Mosque Massacre Shows Why Americans Are Lucky

    03/18/2019 7:42:06 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 35 replies
    Hotair ^ | 03/18/2019 | Taylor Millard
    Freedoms of the press and speech are something which is near and dear to my heart. The ability for people to say what they want or broadcast what they want – without fear of government reprisal – is a key pillar of freedom and liberty. I may not like what someone posts on social media or expresses in a newspaper, blog, TV, or radio – but I will defend their ability to give an opinion or air their content. The recent actions by the New Zealand government in light of last week’s horrific terrorist attack only solidify my point...
  • Media Calls The New Zealand Shooter 'Right-Wing'

    03/18/2019 4:50:56 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 30 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 18, 2019 | John R. Lott Jr
    The Washington Post called the New Zealand mosque shooting “one of the worst cases of right-wing terrorism in years.” Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison called the killer "an extremist, right-wing, violent terrorist."“The person giving a sign of allegiance to President Trump is the killer here,” said CNN’s John Berman. “He called him a symbol of white identity. The language he uses in this manifesto is all about invaders. It is all about invaders, similar to the killer at the synagogue in Pittsburgh and language President Trump used in a campaign ad before the midterm election. The word invader means something to people...
  • NZ, 10 Years In Prison For “Possessing” Mosque Shooting Video; Web Hosts Warned, “Dissenter” Banned

    03/17/2019 2:48:59 PM PDT · by blam · 141 replies
    Activist Post ^ | 2-17-2019 | Tyler Durden
    New Zealand authorities have reminded citizens that they face up to 10 years in prison for “knowingly” possessing a copy of the New Zealand mosque shooting video – and up to 14 years in prison for sharing it. Corporations (such as web hosts) face an additional $200,000 ($137,000 US) fine under the same law. Terrorist Brenton Tarrant used Facebook Live to broadcast the first 17 minutes of his attack on the Al Noor Mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand at approximately 1:40 p.m. on Friday – the first of two mosque attacks which left 50 dead and 50 injured. . Copies...
  • New Zealand attorney general 'backtracks' on vow to ban semi-automatics......

    03/17/2019 9:08:55 PM PDT · by caww · 45 replies
    washingtonexaminer ^ | 3/16/2019 | Daniel Jativa
    Attorney General David Parker had told a crowd at a vigil Saturday that a key part of the government's response was to ban semi-automatic weapons, a step further than Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern had called for in the wake of the attacks. But Parker told Radio New Zealand on Saturday that the government has yet to make any decision on what changes to gun ownership policies, if any, would look like. "We need to ban some semi-automatics, perhaps all of them. Those decisions have yet to be taken, but the prime minister has signaled that we are going to look...
  • The New Zealand shooting was inspired by the hate America is exporting. (Tr)

    03/17/2019 8:06:21 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 68 replies
    NBC News ^ | March 16, 2019 | Simon Clark
    In the immediate aftermath of last week's white nationalist terrorist attack on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand that took the lives of 49 people, U.S. president minimized the scale of the problem, proclaiming that there is no systematic issue: “I think it’s a small group of people that have very, very serious problems.” This, however, is exactly the kind of denial and deflection that the West had criticized so forcefully when it came from Sunni Arab countries after 9/11. Ever since the early [aughts] ​2000s, the U.S. and Europe have rightly pressed a number of Sunni Arab countries to...
  • Some Honesty About Christchurch

    03/17/2019 1:39:23 PM PDT · by OddLane · 27 replies
    Youtube ^ | 3/16/19 | The Iconoclast
    A reality check about the NZ mosque shooting.