Accused Christchurch mosque shooter pleads not guilty to all charges

Accused Christchurch mosque shooter pleads not guilty to all charges

WELLINGTON — 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 […]

Viral mosque shooting video raises questions about social media firms' responsibilities

Viral mosque shooting video raises questions about social media firms' responsibilities

The Facebook livestreaming and subsequent widespread sharing of a shooting that killed 49 people at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, is raising questions about social media firms’ abilities and responsibilities to stop their platforms from being used to propagate hate and inspire violence. The attack during Friday prayers on March 15 was recorded and livestreamed on […]

Widow of Quebec mosque shooting victim wins fight for compensation

Widow of Quebec mosque shooting victim wins fight for compensation

The widow of one of the victims of Quebec City’s mosque shooting has won her battle for compensation just days before the anniversary of the tragedy, her lawyer said Sunday. Lawyer Marc Bellemare said Khadija Thabti and her children have been recognized as victims of crime by the provincial body that compensates them. Messages of […]