Tag: New Zealand
World 25.03.19 | 17:26

French Muslim group to sue Facebook and YouTube over New Zealand massacre video

A French Muslim group announced on Monday that it is suing internet giants Facebook and YouTube for allowing the broadcast of a live video by the man who carried out the New Zealand mosque massacre. The French Council of the Muslim Faith said it was suing the French branches of the two tech giants for...

World 19.03.19 | 15:28

New Zealand Prime Minister vows never to mention mosque gunman’s name

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, addressing the country’s parliament on Tuesday, vowed to never speak the name of the alleged gunman who fatally shot more than 50 people and injured dozens more at two Mosques last week, Fox News reported. “He sought many things from his act of terror,...

World 17.03.19 | 16:31

Facebook removed 1.5 million videos of Christchurch mosque shootings

Facebook has removed 1.5 million videos of the Christchurch mosque shootings “in the first 24 hours” after the attack, the social media giant said on Sunday. “We continue to work around the clock to remove violating content using a combination of technology and people,” Facebook New Zealand’s...

World 17.03.19 | 11:25

Death toll rises to 50 in New Zealand mosque shootings

The staggering death toll from the mass shootings at two Christchurch mosques has climbed to 50, New Zealand police confirmed Sunday, as the country continued to grapple with the emotional fallout from the atrocity, CNN reported. The body of the 50th victim was discovered at the Al Noor mosque, where...