New Zealand votes to amend gun laws after Christchurch attack

Asia Pacific Apr 10, 2019

New Zealand votes to amend gun laws after Christchurch attack

Lawmakers in New Zealand voted almost unanimously on Wednesday to change gun laws, less than a month after its worst peacetime mass shooting, in which 50 people were killed in attacks on two mosques in Christchurch. Parliament passed the gun reform bill, the first substantial ...

Tokyo residents mourn victims of New Zealand mosque shootings

National Mar 19, 2019

Tokyo residents mourn victims of New Zealand mosque shootings

by Magdalena Osumi

About two dozen Muslim residents of Japan huddled together Tuesday afternoon outside the New Zealand Embassy in Tokyo's Shibuya Ward at a vigil for the victims of last week's mosque shootings in Christchurch. [video_embed number="1"] Participants from countries such as Bangladesh, Pakistan, Iraq and Indonesia gathered ...