Birds Used to Be Freakin’ Huge
From giant penguins to super-tall parrots, human-sized birds used to roam the earth. What happened to them?
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The Christchurch Shooter Was Allowed To Write A Letter From Prison. It Ended Up On 4chan.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said that the letter, which contained a call for more violence, should have been seized by the corrections department.
New Zealand Man Goes Swimming, Finds Footprints of Extinct Mega-Bird
“I was just going for a casual swim, so it’s escalated a bit.”
The Christchurch Shooter has Been Charged with 50 Counts of Murder
The man responsible for the shooting deaths of 50 Muslim worshippers last month was initially charged with just one murder. This afternoon, New Zealand police announced more than 50 additional charges.
Australian Muslims Describe How Christchurch Has Changed Their Lives
"People have been looking at me longer than usual, and I wonder: are they looking at me because they feel sorry for me? Or are they looking at me because they agree with what that man did?"
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.
Views My Own
Egging Politicians Is Good, Actually
The egging of a xenophobic Australian politician shows how much power there is in confronting your opponents in public and making them look dumb.
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.”
Two Canadian Neo-Nazis Are Under Investigation For Post-Christchurch Acts
One neo-Nazi is under investigation for posting the Christchurch manifesto, the other for allegedly listing out good “targets” in Canada for lone wolf attackers.
Views My Own
Let People of Colour Be Angry
Following the Christchurch mosque shooting, I was filled with anger over what had happened—the latest attack by white supremacism. But society doesn’t want people like me to express that rage.
New Zealand prime minister vows to keep the mosque shooter "nameless"
"He may have sought notoriety, but we in New Zealand will give him nothing—not even his name.”
New Zealand will have new gun control laws within 10 days of the Christchurch mosque attacks
Ardern: “Within 10 days of this horrific act of terrorism we will have announced reforms which will, I believe, make our community safer."