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New Zealand Muslims Open Doors to Share Ramadan Iftar

The Muslim community in Hastings, New Zealand, opened their door on Sunday to welcome their neighbors and share Ramadan iftar meal together, NZ Herald reported. “It is important for us to share our culture with others so that there is more tolerance and people understand,” Multicultural Association Hawke’s Bay president, and Muslim, Rizwaana Latiff said …

Big Ramadan Events May be Cancelled in Christchurch for Safety

Muslim elders are considering canceling four large Ramadan gatherings in Christchurch due to safety fears, Stuff reported. “We don’t want to take a big risk for our children. Families who have deceased or injured people are traumatized and scared.” Linwood Masjid imam Ibrahim Abdelhalim said The imam added that the Canterbury Muslim Community Trust (CMCT) already had a booking at the Halswell Centre for this year, …

Otago University Shows Film on Muslim Converts

Muslim students at the University of Otago in Dunedin city, New Zealand are inviting everybody on April 28 to watch a documentary focusing on converts to Islam, who are sharing their experiences living in different countries around the world, Otago Daily Times reported. “One of the most interesting parts of the documentary for New Zealanders …

Image of New Zealand PM Hugging Mourner to be Painted in Melbourne

The powerful image of New Zealand Prime Minister hugging a Muslim mourner outside a mosque following Christchurch terrorist attack will be immortalized on a large silo in Melbourne. “Our community is a place made up of many cultures and many faiths. It is rich because of its diverse history and community. It is a place …

Muslims Still Suffer Racism after Christchurch Massacre

“New Zealander Muslims continue to be victims of racist abuse more than a month after Christchurch terrorist attack. Women’s hijabs are being pulled off and the Muslim community are encountering a lot of verbal abuse,” said the founder of Khadijah Leadership Network, Tayyaba Khan, during an interview on April 16 with TVNZ1’s Breakfast. Khan informed …

Outdoor Gathering with Food and Music to Support Whangārei Muslims

Mair Park in Whangārei, New Zealand, welcomed on April 14 more than 100 people who gathered at a pot luck picnic to not only commiserate with the local Muslim community over last month’s tragedy but to learn more about each other’s culture, NZ Herald reported. “The participants brought a plate for the event. There was …

4-Year-Old Christchurch Victim Wakes from Coma, Now She Can’t See

A four-year-old girl shot in the Christchurch terror attacks has awoken from a coma and she cannot see anyone or recognize her parents, Global News reported. “My daughter Alen woke up five days ago, and she’s had a lot of surgeries,” her father Waseeim Daraghmih said in a video uploaded to Facebook, adding that there were …

Mosque Holds Interfaith Open Day to Thank Citizens

The main mosque in Wellington, the capital city of New Zealand, has announced holding an open day for all visitors regardless of faith on Saturday, April 27. The aim is to thank the citizens of the Pacific nation for their sympathy and support for Muslims following the  Christchurch Massacre, Scoop reports. The event will run from …

Mother, Son Help Kiwis Send Love Cards to Christchurch Victims

Mother, Son Help Kiwis Send Love Cards to Christchurch Victims

A New Zealand mother and her young son are helping Kiwis send their love messages to Muslims affected by the Christchurch terrorist attack, Now To Love reported Thursday. “This is such a heavy and sad time for New Zealand,” Hannah Rodgers says. “My hope is that people see this as an avenue to do something …

Christchurch Attack: Muslim Families' Lives Changed Forever

CHRISTCHURCH – Nearly a month after Christchurch Massacre in New Zealand which left 50 Muslim worshippers dead and dozens more fatally injured, the lives of survivors and the families of victims have changed irrevocably, Voice of America reported. Some survivors feel emboldened, others are haunted by memories of the attack and haven’t been able to …



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