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 ...

Panic grips France's Muslim community as mosques suffer reprisals

World Jan 9, 2015

Panic grips France's Muslim community as mosques suffer reprisals

French Muslims are braced for a backlash after terrorists shouting Islamist slogans killed 12 people Wednesday in Paris. Community leaders are urging Muslims to stay vigilant and calm as fears of reprisals grow following the massacre at the offices of a satirical magazine. The leaders ...