Christchurch

News

Here's How Many Guns People Have Already Handed Over in New Zealand (Hint: It's a Lot)

Buyback programs are part of gun legislation passed after the Christchurch massacre.
Trone Dowd
8.12.19
White Nationalism

Eco-Fascism: the Racist Theory That Inspired the El Paso and Christchurch Shooters

Both believed immigrants were destroying the environment, a racist trope that's gaining steam among white nationalists.
Tess Owen
8.7.19
News

Months After a Terrorist Attack, New Zealand Begins to Hand Over Its Guns

More than 900 gun owners have registered to hand over their firearms.
Meera Navlakha
7.16.19
tech-social-media

Twitch Flooded with Streams of 'Game of Thrones', Porn, and the Christchurch Attack Video

After no one watched streams for Valve-created game Artifact, some users started their own meme streams. Then other content seeped in.
Joseph Cox
5.28.19
terrorism

New Zealand Just Filed Its First-Ever Terrorism Charges Against the Christchurch Mosque Shooter

He’s been charged under New Zealand’s terrorism suppression law, which was enacted in 2002 after the 9/11 attacks in New York City.
Tess Owen
5.23.19
In Moderation

36 Days After Christchurch, Terrorist Attack Videos Are Still on Facebook

The videos on Facebook and Instagram show sections of the raw Christchurch attack footage, and variations continue to thwart Facebook's moderators and technology.
Joseph Cox
4.20.19
In Moderation

Machine Learning Identifies Weapons in the Christchurch Attack Video. We Know, We Tried It

It took 29 minutes for a Facebook user to first report the livestream of the Christchurch terrorist. Now a machine learning system spots weapons in the stream with an over 90 percent confidence rating.
Joseph Cox
4.17.19
Hate Island

Understanding the Alt-Right's Growing Fascination with 'Eco-Fascism'

In his 74-page so-called manifesto, the Christchurch shooter described himself as an 'eco-fascist'. What is it?
Tom Bennett
4.11.19
crime

Things I've Learned About Homegrown Terrorism by Following the Alt-Right

In 2015 I started reporting from Reclaim Australia rallies. That movement has now reached a tragic culmination in New Zealand.
Royce Kurmelovs
3.22.19
Christchurch shooting

New Zealand Bans Military Style Semi-Automatics and Assault Rifles Less Than a Week After Attacks

“On 15 March our history changed forever. Now, our laws will too.”
Wendy Syfret
3.21.19
Christchurch shooting

The Christchurch Gunman Was Stopped From Attacking a Third Target, Police Say

"Lives were saved.”
David Gilbert
3.21.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Turkey’s President Keeps Showing Footage of the New Zealand Massacre at Political Rallies

"This isn't an individual act, this is organised," he said, suggesting anti- Islamic violence has become entrenched throughout the West.
VICE Staff
3.20.19
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