A bouquet of flowers is placed near Christchurch Hospital honouring the victims of a mass shooting at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. Photo: AP
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A time for mourning and for solidarity

  • After yesterday’s terrorist massacre at two mosques, New Zealanders have to be united in their opposition to such hatred and intolerance

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A bouquet of flowers is placed near Christchurch Hospital honouring the victims of a mass shooting at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. Photo: AP
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New Zealand police have told Muslims to stay away from mosques. Photo: AP

New Zealand shootings: ‘How do you tell a child some people don’t like you because you’re Muslim?’

  • Sumeera Dawood, who moved from South Africa in 2016, says the attacks were ‘completely out of the blue’
  • PM Jacinda Ardern alluded to anti-immigrant sentiment as the possible motive, saying that many people affected by the shootings could be migrants
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New Zealand police have told Muslims to stay away from mosques. Photo: AP
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