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Christchurch Muslims Oppose Film Plans on Massacre

The Muslim community in Christchurch have opposed new plans for a movie on the mosque massacre as they are still grieving. “[It] will probably inflame the situation at this stage,” Muslim Association of Canterbury (MAC) president Shagaf Khan told Stuff. “Whatever the reality in front of us, why do we need to repeat it again?” …

Christchurch Attack: NZ Holds National Memorial in Honor of Victims

Around 25,000 gathered at North Hagley Park this morning, a few meters away from Al Noor Mosque where a terrorist killed 50 Muslim worshippers two weeks ago, to attend a memorial service to honor the victims, The Guardian reported Friday, March 29. Addressing the crowd in the park near the Al Noor mosque, where more …

Hearing Adhan for First Time, New Zealanders Share Their Experience

CHRISTCHURCH – With many of them hearing the Muslim call to prayer, or adhan, for the first time, many New Zealanders have rushed to social media to share their reflections and express solidarity with Muslims, the Muslim Vibe reported. “Today’s call to prayer was deeply moving. I don’t think I’ll ever be able to hear …

With Public Adhan & Prayer, NZ Comes Together for Mosque Victims

CHRISTCHURCH – New Zealand came together on Friday, March 22, to support the Muslim community, with national TV airing adhan and Jum`ah prayer for the first time, The BBC reported. “Brothers and sisters in Islam, brothers and sisters in humanity, brothers and sisters in New Zealand,” imam Gamal Fouda, who was delivering the sermon in Christchurch‘s …

Black American Group Counters Islamophobia, Supports NZ Muslims

NEW YORK – Muslim Anti-Racism Collaborative (MuslimARC) has issued a statement to show solidarity with victims and survivors of New Zealand Christchurch mosque massacre, urging unity to challenge hate violence. “Our prayers are with the victims and survivors of the massacre and all people impacted by hate crimes. We join the many voices expressing solidarity,” …

Muslim Scholars Fly to Christchurch to Attend Victims Funeral

CHRISTCHURCH – Muslim scholars from around the world are flying to Christchurch to attend a funeral prayer for Muslim worshippers who were killed last Friday during the weekly Jum`ah prayer. “I’m leaving for New Zealand to assist the aggrieved in #Christchurch with the leadership of Helping Hand and a few beloved Imams,” Dr. Omar Suleiman, …

Auckland Muslims Return Love to New Zealanders

“New Zealand we love you, you are us.” Showered with love and support from their fellow New Zealanders, the Muslim community in Auckland city thanked people for their support after the terrorist attack in Christchurch, New Zealand Herald reported. “New Zealand we love you, you are us,” this was the message from Auckland Muslims, using …

Biker Gang to Protect NZ Muslims During Friday Prayers

New Zealanders are rallying around their Muslim neighbors and compatriots following last week’s white supremacist attack on two mosques Although the Muslim community did not feel scared, Mohsin, president of a Muslim association, said the support was appreciated. A New Zealand biker gang اhas vowed to guard Muslims during their Friday prayers at a Hamilton …

Silver Fern Made Up of Christchurch Muslims Praying Goes Viral

In the aftermath of the Christchurch terror attack, a re-imagined version of a famous New Zealand Silver Fern symbol has gone viral, as artists raced to pay tribute to the Muslim victims and show support to the community. “I was thinking of the silver fern and thinking the pinnae (the individual bits coming off the …

In Solidarity with Muslims, NZ to Broadcast Adhan, Hold Hijab Events on Friday

WELLINGTON – The Prime Minister of New Zealand, Jacinda Ardern, announced on March 20 that the Pacific nation will observe a two-minute silence in memory of the Christchurch Muslim martyrs and the Adan call to Islamic prayer will be broadcast nationally on Friday, March 22 in solidarity with the Muslim New Zealanders, GeoTV reported. Speaking …



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