Yasser Mohammed, a family friend, said Darwish’s mother arrived from Jordan on Friday (March 22nd). “She came yesterday to attend the funeral, and she died this morning as a result of her inability to endure the grief and grief caused by the loss of her son.” “They have another son who lives here,” he said. “They are trying to take the body back to Jordan.” Suad Adwan is one of the relatives of the victims of the massacre who suffered heart attacks in the days that followed…more: translate beirutobserver.com
…I realised pretty quickly though that the Sky News I worked on wasn’t focused on reporting facts and informing the public. Rather, conservative media commentators came together with current and former right-wing politicians, disseminating misinformation which bordered on conspiracies.I compromised my values and beliefs to stand idly by as I watched commentators and pundits instil more and more fear into their viewers….MORE:ABC
The counterterrorism insight from Brenton Tarrant’s horrific actions in New Zealand is not that he is an aberration in right-wing extremism; it’s that he is not. Yes, he used a camera to livestream the atrocity over social media, and it ,…MORE: www.economist.com
New Zealand shooting is warning for US: Get serious about white supremacist terror threat.The counterterrorism insight from Brenton Tarrant’s horrific actions in New Zealand is not that he is an aberration in right-wing extremism; it’s that he is not. Yes, he used a camera to livestream the atrocity over social media, and it went viral before it was removed. ..more: USTODAY
WEST SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) – Following news of the worst mass shooting in New Zealand history, locally, many will gather to hold a vigil to honor the lives lost. This interfaith gathering is being organized along with the local Muslim community. This is going to take place at the Islamic Society of Western Mass on Amostown Road. …more: westernmassnews.
All those who have helped to spread the worldwide myth that Muslims are a threat have blood on their hands. For Muslims, Friday Prayer is like Sunday Mass for Christians. It’s the day of community prayer. We travel to our local mosques, our religious sanctuary. Our families gather in the early afternoon to pray as a community. Kids run through the halls as the imam recites the Quran in Arabic. We eat together and mingle outside…MORE NYT
The Islamic Society of Western Massachusetts and the Interfaith Council of Greater Springfield will hold a vigil of solidarity in response to the New Zealand mosque shoot ings Sunday, March 17, at 6:30 p.m. at the center, 377 Amostown Road.
“We have had an outpouring of messages of sympathy and solidarity from our neighbors and interfaith colleagues,” said Dr. Mohammed Saleem Bajwa, a Holyoke physician and society member, of the event being held in the aftermath of the Friday shootings at two New Zealand mosques that has been labeled as terrorism and that left 49 people dead…more: masslive
The country’s highest ranking Muslim police officer fought back tears as she shared a heartfelt message at a vigil for the victims of the Christchurch tragedy. Speaking at downtown Auckland’s Aotea Square, Superintendent Naila Hassan told the crowd gathered she was a “proud Muslim, and a leader in the New Zealand Police”….more:.stuff.co.nz
Khaled al-Nubani, of the New Zeeland Herald , spoke of the attack, saying one of his friends was devout in his spirit to protect the rest of the congregation.
Al-Nubani explained … his friend ran towards the terrorist, and managed to disarm him, but the latter fled towards a car was some people waiting for him, to leave the site immediately….MORE: translate.google.com/translatearabi21.com/