Many thousands of people Sunday in New Zealand looks at the murder of fifty people in two mosques. About fifteen thousand persons attended in the evening a vigil in a park near the Al Noor mosque, the prayer house in Christchurch where most of the victims fell.
The vigil began with an islamic prayer. Then were the names of the victims read aloud. During the commemoration also contributed to many non-muslim women headscarves. They wanted their solidarity with muslims show.
Earlier in the day had a thousand people participated in a protest march against racism in Auckland. icipants had signs taken with such statements as ‘Refugees are welcome here’.
Prime minister Jacinda Ardern also has a national memorial service in prospect. That should be on 29 march to take place.
Government prohibits the possession or reading of the racist manifesto of the shooter
Ardern was Saturday, the manifesto that the suspect of the attack, wrote as “objectionable” to classify. Therefore, it is a crime to the document to possess and to distribute.
The decision is part of a broader strategy of the prime minister in order to prevent the suspect is known worldwide. Earlier she told al not to have his name publicly to want to speak.
New Zealand also tightens immediately wapenwetten to
The by the defendant written manifesto was just before the attacks published. Previously, the government also already known per directly the wapenwetten in New Zealand to continue to grow. The suspected shooter had legally multiple heavy weapons.
The racially motivated attack last week Friday to date to fifty human lives. A further thirty people were injured. The alleged perpetrator, a 28-year-old right-extremist from Australia, sits in pre-trial detention.
Students Christchurch dance haka’s for the victims of attack