• The New Zealand shooting is now among the deadliest massacres in recent world history

    10 days ago - By Chron

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    At least 49 people were shot dead Friday in a mass shooting that targeted two mosques in the city of Christchurch, New Zealand.
    The massacre became the ninth-deadliest mass shooting in world history.
    Also on the list are several other terror and hate-motivated attacks that rocked communities in Africa, Asia, Europe, and the US.
    Attacks similar to the New Zealand massacre have sparked concern as hate groups and violence are on the rise in the US.
    A massacre that left at least 49 people dead at two mosques in the city of Christchurch, New Zealand, rocked communities across the...
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  • After Christchurch, Reddit bans communities infamous for sharing graphic videos of death

    After Christchurch, Reddit bans communities infamous for sharing graphic videos of death

    10 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    In the aftermath of the tragic mosque massacre that claimed 49 lives in Christchurch, New Zealand , tech companies scrambled to purge their platforms of promotional materials that the shooter left behind. As most of the internet is now unfortunately aware, the event was broadcast live on Facebook, making it one of the most horrific incidents of violence to spread through online communities in realtime.
    As Twitter users cautioned others from sharing the extraordinarily graphic video, some Reddit users actively sought the video and knew exactly where to look. The infamous subreddit...
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  • Reddit Bans ‘Watch People Die' Subreddit After New Zealand Mosque Video Is Posted to the Site

    Reddit Bans ‘Watch People Die' Subreddit After New Zealand Mosque Video Is Posted to the Site

    10 days ago - By Fortune

    It took the 49 deaths captured on video in the New Zealand mosque shooting for Reddit to ban two of its most gruesome subreddits, where people routinely shared videos and images that showed people dying.
    The subreddits r/watchpeople die and r/gore were removed on Friday, after people shared copies of a video that had been broadcast by the alleged shooter, as he opened fire on worshippers in two New Zealand mosques on Friday. The Reddit groups shared photos and videos of people in their final moments before death, including a video showing beheadings in Morocco last year .
    A message on both...
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  • Trump says he doesn't see a rise in white nationalism around the world after New Zealand terror attack

    Trump says he doesn't see a rise in white nationalism around the world after New Zealand terror attack

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

    President Donald Trump said he does not see a rise in white nationalism after a mass shooting at two mosques in New Zealand.
    "I don't really. I think it's a small group of people that have very, very serious problems, I guess," Trump told reporters when asked if he's seen a rise.
    The man who claimed responsibility for the shooting wrote a manifesto espousing white nationalist beliefs.
    President Donald Trump on Friday told reporters he does not believe we're witnessing a rise in white nationalism around the world when answering questions about a mass shooting at two mosques in New...
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  • People are gathering at mosques around the world with heartwarming messages of solidarity after the mass shooting in New Zealand

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

    At least 49 people were killed Friday in a mass shooting at two mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch. At least 48 others were injured.
    People are assembling and leaving messages of solidarity at mosques around the world.
    Some are leaving flowers and signs expressing their support.
    Others are joining prayer services or standing guard outside.
    At least 49 people were killed and at least 48 injured on Friday in a mass shooting at two mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch.
    In response, people are assembling and leaving messages of sympathy, solidarity, and support at...
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  • Trump makes no mention of terrorism or bigotry in tweet on New Zealand mosque shootings, as other world leaders decry an act of 'racist hatred'

    Trump makes no mention of terrorism or bigotry in tweet on New Zealand mosque shootings, as other world leaders decry an act of 'racist hatred'

    10 days ago - By Chron

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    President Donald Trump expressed his "warmest sympathy" to New Zealand after a mass shooting at two mosques .
    Unlike New Zealand's prime minister and other world leaders, Trump did not describe the incident as an act of terrorism, nor did he make any references to hatred or bigotry.
    The president has often faced criticism for his response to incidents of violence and tragedy, particularly when bigotry is involved.
    At least 49 people were killed in two New Zealand mosques on Friday in a mass shooting that world leaders quickly began decrying as terrorism...
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