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The response to the deadly mass shooting in Christchurch, New Zealand

Since then, various platforms have taken steps to limit the spread of the alleged shooter's videos, and raised questions about the role that social media plays in spreading hate messages. Follow along for all of the updates in the aftermath of the attack.

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New York Times

New Zealand Shooting Live Updates: Death Toll Rises to 50 as Gun Law Debate Begins

The shooting has vaulted New Zealand into what could be a divisive political battle over gun control in the country, where an extraordinary number of people own weapons, with few restrictions. The authorities say the suspect in the assault used five guns he ...

- New York Times


New Zealand shows willingness to curb guns after one, not 1981 mass shootings

Within hours of the mass shooting at the Al Noor and Linwood mosques in Christchurch Friday, controlling the sale of the types of guns used by the alleged killer became a top priority for New Zealand's lawmakers. In a country that already has strong gun ...

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Suspected white supremacist charged with murder after New Zealand mosque shootings

Australian Brenton Harrison Tarrant, 28, a suspected white supremacist, was charged with murder on Saturday after 49 people were killed and dozens wounded in massshootings at two New Zealand mosques. Tarrant, handcuffed and wearing a white prison ...



WATCH: New Zealand shooting - Latest videos

Brenton Tarrant, 28, has appeared in court charged with murder after 49 people were shot dead during Friday prayers at two mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch. Murder charge for New Zealand shooting suspect. The main suspect in mass ...

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Business Insider South Africa

'ONE OF NEW ZEALAND'S DARKEST DAYS': Multiple fatalities reported in New Zealand mass shooting

At least 49 people were killed in a mass shooting at two mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch on Friday. At least 48 others others were injured. New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern confirmed police are treating the incident as a terror attack.

- Business Insider South Africa


Mosque massacre explainer: Shock and sadness over the New Zealand shootings

Bangladesh's Test cricketers were just a few minutes from being caught up in Friday's massacre in New Zealand when they arrived at a Christchurch mosque as shooting began.In a chilling account, Khaled Mashud described how most of the Bangladeshi ...

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Mail and Guardian

New Zealand mosque gunman published manifesto, livestreamed shooting

“Police are aware there is extremely distressing footage relating to the incident in Christchurch circulating online,” New Zealand police said in a Twitter post. “We would strongly urge that the link not be shared. We are working to have any footage removed.”.

- Mail and Guardian

At least 49 killed, 20 seriously wounded in New Zealand mosque shootings

At least one gunman killed 49 people and wounded more than 20 during Friday prayers at two New Zealand mosques in the country's worst ever mass shooting which Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern condemned as terrorism. A gunman broadcast live footage ...



WATCH | Watch the shocking moment alleged gunman prepares for New Zealand mosque shooting

This video shows the suspect believed to be responsible for the attacks on two mosques in New Zealand. The video shows the man live-streaming himself as he gets ready to go to the places of worship where the attacks took place and opening fire on those ...

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LIVE: At least 40 killed, 20 injured in New Zealand mosque shootings - PM

Seven of the dead were inside the suburban Linwood Masjid Mosque and three died outside the same mosque. A man who claimed responsibility for the shootings said in a manifesto that he was a 28-year-old white Australian who came to New Zealand only ...

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Eyewitness News

Death toll from New Zealand mosque shootings rises to 49

Mass shootings are rare in New Zealand, which tightened its gun laws to restrict access to semi-automatic rifles in 1992, two years after a mentally ill man shot dead 13 people in the South Island town of Aramoana. However, anyone over 16 can apply for a ...

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New Zealand police warn of 'distressing' mosque shooting footage

New Zealand police warned against sharing footage relating to a deadly shooting in Christchurch Friday, after a video online showed a gunman filming himself firing at worshippers inside a mosque. "Police are aware there is extremely distressing footage ...

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Eyewitness News

UPDATE: Many dead in New Zealand shooting at two mosques

The Bangladesh cricket team was arriving for prayers when the shooting occurred but all members were safe, a team coach told Reuters. New Zealand's Police Commissioner Mike Bush said “as far as we know” multiple fatalities occurred at two mosques.

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