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Hajj May Help Heal Christchurch Survivors - About Islam

Hajj May Help Heal Christchurch Survivors

Miraculously, the only left signs on Atacocugu as one of Christchurch massacre’s victims are the scars from the nine bullets fired at him aimlessly last March. Coming so close to death nearly five months ago in Christchurch massacre, he feels he’ll be “reborn” during the next week’s hajj journey, with which he wants to express …

200 Relatives of Christchurch Victims Invited to Hajj - About Islam

200 Relatives of Christchurch Victims Invited to Hajj

A sum of 200 relatives of the victims of Christchurch massacre which occurred in New Zealand in March this year were officially invited on Tuesday, July 16 to perform Hajj pilgrimage this season, Asharq Al-Awsat reports. “This initiative is part of the ‘Guests Program for Hajj and Umrah’. We invited those brothers and sisters to …

Pittsburgh Jews Raise $1 Million for Christchurch Victims - About Islam

Pittsburgh Jews Raise $1 Million for Christchurch Victims

A Jewish organization in the American city of Pittsburgh has raised almost $1 million for the victims of the Christchurch mosque shootings, Radio New Zealand reported. “Our intention really was to try to show love back to our Muslim community in Pittsburgh who after the shooting here raised money and did so much to show …

Mosque Attack Memorial: New Zealand Muslims Call for National Day of Reflection - About Islam

Mosque Attack Memorial: New Zealand Muslims Call for National Day of Reflection

Hundreds of people from the Christchurch suburb of Hillmorton packed into the local high school hall last night for a memorial service for four of those killed in March-15 terrorist attacks. This came amid calls of designating the day as a national day of reflection, Scoop reported Monday. “I believe that it happened as a …

NZ Sikh Community Donates $39,000 to Christchurch Victims - About Islam

NZ Sikh Community Donates $39,000 to Christchurch Victims

New Zealand’s Sikh community has donated $39,000 (NZD $60,000) to the victims of the Christchurch terrorist attack, Kashmir Walla reported. “No amount of money can change what has happened, or bring back the lives lost. But we can offer our support to victims and their families, so they don’t have to bear this burden alone,” …

3 Months on Christchurch Shooting, This is How Muslim Widow Rebuilds Her Life - About Islam

3 Months on Christchurch Shooting, This is How Muslim Widow Rebuilds Her Life

Christchurch widow Ambreen Naeem is learning to drive at the age of 45. It has been three months since a terrorist attacked two mosques in Christchurch, killing 51, including Ambreen’s husband and son, injuring 49, and leaving thousands in trauma. “I lost half my family. We were such a nice family,” she told ABC News …

3 Months on Christchurch Attacks, Anti-Racism Discussions Continue - About Islam

3 Months on Christchurch Attacks, Anti-Racism Discussions Continue

Three months on the Christchurch attacks, a trans-Tasman conference is being held on Friday, June 13, to discuss the cultures that breed racism and extremism in both Australia and New Zealand, The Spinoff reported. The conference, titled “Let’s Deal With It: A Trans-Tasman Campaign Towards Racial Equity”, is hosted by Shakti Community Council. Tayyaba Khan, …

'Egg Boy' Donates $100,000 to Christchurch Victims - About Islam

'Egg Boy' Donates $100,000 to Christchurch Victims

Australian teenager William Connolly, known as “egg boy”, has donated about $100,000 to the victims of the Christchurch mosque terrorist attack, NZ Herald reported. “Finally!!! After a huge amount of red tape,$99,922.36 has today been transferred to the Christchurch Foundation and Victims Support,” he said on Instagram last night. “For those of you who don’t …

Christchurch Muslims Oppose Film Plans on Massacre - About Islam

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?” …

In Christchurch, UN Chief Calls for Tolerance - About Islam

In Christchurch, UN Chief Calls for Tolerance

On a three-day visit to New Zealand, the UN Secretary-General António Guterres paid his respects on May 13 to the Muslim martyrs of the horrific Christchurch massacre which shocked the Pacific nation two months ago, UN News reported. “Like so many around the world, I had been moved by the poignant stories of compassion and …



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