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Australia PM ‘open’ to repatriating NZ mosque gunman

SYDNEY — Canberra is open to the idea of New Zealand sending the Australian-born gunman behind the Christchurch mosque massacre back home to serve his life sentence, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Friday (Aug 28). White supremacist Brenton Tarrant was sentenced to life without parole on Thursday for the…
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August 28, 2020
Christchurch

Facebook polices hate speech while law enforcement hesitates

STACY SQUIRES/STUFFAbout 200 people gathered in Christchurch for a Black Lives Matter demonstration on Sunday.One of the organisers of Wellington's Black Lives Matter protest says he's disappointed Facebook has done more to address online threats than the authorities. Guled Mire, a community advocate, received threatening Facebook messages following the march…
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June 24, 2020
Christchurch

Jacinda Ardern is seen back when she was just a student

Long before she was one of the world's most influential leaders, Jacinda Ardern was a precocious young kid with a passion for politics. The New Zealand prime minister's tale from humble beginnings to celebrated politician has been documented in a new biography, proving she has always been a voice of the…
bubmag
June 23, 2020
Christchurch

Domestic Threats in the Era of Nationalism

As the Trump administration spotlights the anti-fascist group Antifa as the source of chaos and anarchy engulfing the countrywide protests for equal rights and justice, little, if any, has been said about White nationalists who have infiltrated the protests with the objective of creating a popular pandemonium. Surely, Antifa’s looters…
bubmag
June 22, 2020
Christchurch

Unarmed NZ police officer shot dead in Auckland

Updated / Friday, 19 Jun 2020 14:32 Police are still searching for two suspects after the fatal shooting of an officer in Auckland An unarmed New Zealand police officer has been shot dead on an Auckland street, the force's first death in the line of duty for more than a…
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June 19, 2020