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Christchurch Mosque Terror Attack 15/3/19

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The following is a summary of Scoop coverage of the 15 March 2019 attacks on worshippers at the Masjid Al Noor Mosque and Linwood Masjid Mosque in Christchurch.The following is a summary of Scoop coverage of the 15 March 2019 attacks on worshippers at the Masjid Al Noor Mosque and Linwood Masjid Mosque in Christchurch.

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Two Minute Silence Planned For 22/3: Auckland Mosques Opening Their Doors To All

Mosques in the four corners of Auckland will open their doors on Friday night for people of all faiths to gather in remembrance of the 50 lives lost in the Christchurch shootings. More>>

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Security: No Mention Of Right-Wing Threat In 10 Years Of GCSB/SIS Docs
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Parliament’s Condolences: PM’s Statement On Christchurch Mosques Terror Attack
Al salam Alaikum. Peace be upon you. And peace be upon all of us.
Mr Speaker the 15th of March will now forever be a day etched in our collective memories… More>>

Gordon Campbell: On Why The Government Shouldn’t Run The Christchurch Massacre Inquiry
At Cabinet yesterday, the promised changes to our gun laws cleared their first hurdle. According to PM Jacinda Ardern, Cabinet agreed collectively “in principle” on a set of proposals to change New Zealand’s gun laws… Yesterday, Ardern also announced an inquiry into the background to the mosque attacks and into the role played by the SIS, GCSB, Police, Customs, and Immigration. More>>


15/3/2019: Mosques Attacked in Christchurch

• There have been two attacks at the Masjid Al Noor Mosque next to Hagley Park, and at the Linwood Masjid Mosque in the suburb of Linwood, Christchurch
• Police commissioner says 50 confirmed dead in Christchurch terrorist attacks. One man charged with murder appeared in court on Saturday, two more apprehended – working to understand their involvement
• PM Jacinda Ardern has described it as a “terrorist attack” by those holding extremist views. She says NZ’s gun laws will change.
• The national security threat level has been increased from low to high.
• Commissioner Bush said there were explosive devices attached to one vehicle that were stopped by police and these have been made safe by Defence Force personnel.
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