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NZ Imam Plans Event to Educate Neighbors on Islam - About Islam

NZ Imam Plans Event to Educate Neighbors on Islam

Thanking the community for the huge support after Christchurch shootings, a local imam at the New Zealand southern city of Invercargill is inviting his neighbors to learn more about Islam to clear misconceptions about the faith, Stuff reported. “We owe it to them to put on something like this,” Dr. Reza-Abdul Jabbar said. Jabbar said …

NZ's Crusaders Change Logo in Wake of Mosque Attacks - About Islam

NZ's Crusaders Change Logo in Wake of Mosque Attacks

The Christchurch-basedSuper Rugby club, “the Crusaders”, has made the first change in its re-brand after calls for the franchise to change its name following themosque shootings, Otago Daily Times reported. “Even prior to 15 March, the Crusaders had signaled their intention to complete a brand review,” NZ Rugby boss Steve Tew said. “While the events …

Rugby World Cup 2019: TV Hails 'Authentic' All Black Sonny Bill Williams - About Islam

Rugby World Cup 2019: TV Hails 'Authentic' All Black Sonny Bill Williams

Muslim superstar Sonny Bill Williams has received a warm praise in a documentary on American television, describing his concern for the Christchurch families after the March-15 mosque massacre as genuine and authentic, Stuff reported. “That was my time and I needed to step up,” Williams told the HBO channel’sReal Sports program. “I know I represent …

Palmerston North to Get New Multi-Million Dollar Mosque - About Islam

Palmerston North to Get New Multi-Million Dollar Mosque

It was predicted that the current mosque in Palmerston North Cook St. will accommodate the Muslim population for the next 15 years. However, the Muslim community, which has grown significantly after the March 15 terrorist attacks, are looking for an expansion, Stuff reported. “We need more space… On Fridays, we are now feeling the pinch. …

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 …

After Christchurch Tragedy, 11-Year-Old Girl Gifts Money to Muslim Community

Christchurch Tragedy: 11-Year-Old Girl Gifts Birthday Money to Muslim Community

An 11-year-old Stratford girl used her 11th birthday to demonstrate love and support for the Muslim community. As she turned 11 just a few days after the tragicChristchurch terrorist attacks, Tatjana Hanne raised money to support the Muslim community,NZ Herald reported. She decided to have a party for her birthday, inviting everyone in her class, …

Kiwi Woman Converts to Islam

After Christchurch Attacks, More Kiwis Convert to Islam

For Megan Lovelady, long years of feeling spiritually and emotionally lost ended when she found Islam after the March-15 terrorist attacks on two Christchurch mosques, Radio New Zealand reported. “I actually feel more at home and more a part of a community than I ever have in my life,” she said. “Allah was calling me …



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