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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 …

Christchurch Run Planned for Earthquake Extends to Mosque Shooting Victims - About Islam

Christchurch Run Planned for Earthquake Extends to Mosque Shooting Victims

A 2020 run event planned to remember lives lost and affected in the Christchurch deadly 2011 earthquake will also honor mosque shooting victims, Stuff reported Wednesday. “While we don’t want to diminish and devalue the catalyst – being the earthquakes – now we have a number of catastrophic events we need, as a region, to …

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 …

Otago Muslims, Police Officers Hold Friendly Match to Mark `Eid - About Islam

Otago Muslims, Police Officers Hold Friendly Match to Mark `Eid

The team of Dunedin police officers beat OMA United, a team fielded by the Otago Muslim Association, 4-0. Football was the winner on the day – and so were the Blue n’ Gold Bobbies. The friendly match was held to mark the Islamic holy festival of Eid ul Adha There was also a minute’s silence …

Muslims Urged to Donate Blood for Victims of El Paso Terror Attack - About Islam

Muslims Urged to Donate Blood for Victims of El Paso Terror Attack

A leading American Muslim civil rights group today urged members of the Muslim community in Texas and nationwide to donate blood for those wounded in Saturday’s morning’s terror attack in El Paso that left multiple people dead and injured. “We urge members of the American Muslim community to donate blood to assist those struggling for …

Committee Offers Christchurch Victims Vital Psychological Support - About Islam

Committee Offers Christchurch Victims Vital Psychological Support

Holding a university doctorate in forensic psychology, Zhiyan Basharati believes the best thing she can offer the families of Christchurch mosque victims is listening to them, Radio New Zealand reported. “We need to listen to them and consult with them personally on their health, assistance and wellbeing,” she says. “Not just be sitting in our …

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 …

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 …



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