New Zealand will hold a top-level inquiry into the massacre of 50 people at two Christchurch mosques that will examine what roles guns, social media and spy agencies played preceding the attacks.
By Nick Perry, Associated Press
The funerals of Khalid Mustafa, 44, and Hamza Mustafa, 15, came five days after a white supremacist gunned down 50 worshippers at two mosques in Christchurch.
By Nick Perry, Juliet Williams, Kristen Gelineau, Associated Press
In our news wrap Monday, a gunman in the Netherlands killed three people and wounded five more on a streetcar in Utrecht. A 37-year-old man from Turkey was arrested hours later; the Dutch justice minister said it is unclear what…
The shocking massacre of 50 people attending Friday prayers at mosques in Christchurch has rocked New Zealand and the world. Authorities have revealed that the suspected shooter purchased four of his five guns online from the country’s biggest gun supplier.
Amid the many questions swirling around the New Zealand mosque shootings is whether Facebook and other digital platforms acted swiftly enough to stop video footage of the attacks from circulating. These social media giants are already facing scrutiny for enabling…
By Associated Press
Houses of worship have traditionally been places of refuge where strangers are welcome. But high-profile attacks in recent years on an African-American church in Charleston, South Carolina, a synagogue in Pittsburgh and now mosques in New Zealand have made many…
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