New Zealand police charges man over threats against mosques attacked in 2019

New Zealand police said on Thursday they had charged a 27-year-old man after he threatened to attack two mosques that were the scene of mass murder by a white supremacist two years ago. Police said an online threat was made this week on the 4chan website against the Al Noor mosque and the Linwood Islamic… Read More New Zealand police charges man over threats against mosques attacked in 2019

Suspected Christchurch shooter pleads not guilty to all charges

An Australian man pleaded not guilty on Friday to 92 charges stemming from a massacre in two mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch three months ago and will stand trial in May next year. A lone gunman armed with semi-automatic weapons attacked Muslims attending Friday prayers in Christchurch on New Zealand’s South Island… Read More Suspected Christchurch shooter pleads not guilty to all charges

Facebook set to place restrictions on who can go live following New Zealand massacre

Facebook Inc Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg said on Friday the company was looking to place restrictions on who can go live on its platform based on certain criteria in the aftermath of the Christchurch massacre. The company will monitor who can go ‘Live’ on Facebook depending on factors such as prior community standard violations,… Read More Facebook set to place restrictions on who can go live following New Zealand massacre