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Christchurch Weekly Walks Remember Mosque Shooting Victims - About Islam

Christchurch Weekly Walks Remember Mosque Shooting Victims

Every Friday, a small group of people gather on Parliament’s steps, walking along Christchurch streets to remember the 51 Muslims who lost their lives in March-15 terrorist attacks, Stuff reported. Gathering on Parliament’s steps, then walking to the corner of Bowen St, down Whitmore St and on to the waterfront; walking alongside the waves, they …

Two Muslims Run for Local Elections in Christchurch for First Time - About Islam

Two Muslims Run for Local Elections in Christchurch for First Time

Two Muslims have made history in Christchurch, New Zealand, after becoming the first candidates from the religious minority to stand in local elections. “Tolerance and understanding of other cultures is very important and that will create cohesion and harmony in our society,” Riccarton Community board candidate Gamal Fouda told Radio New Zealand. Fouda, who came …

NZ All Blacks Visit Christchurch Attack Survivors - About Islam

NZ All Blacks Visit Christchurch Attack Survivors

For the victims of the Christchurch terrorist attack, a meet-and-greet with the All Blacks rugby players on Thursday, August 29, was a special event that boosted their morals, Stuff reported. “After the tragedy, this is special for [my children] to see the big teams,” said Osman Ahmed, who was shot in the back when a …

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Grandmother Who Stands in Solidarity with Muslims Nominated for Pride of Reading Award

A 69-year-old grandmother who stands outside an Islamic Center with a sign that says ‘I am your friend, I will watch while you pray’has been nominated foraPride of Reading Award, Jean Scott-Barr has been standing outside an Islamic Center ever since the Christchurch mosque attacks. An anonymous person nominated Jean for the award, saying: “Jean’s …

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 …



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