Christchurch

Social Media

Twitch Sues to Identify Users Who Uploaded Christchurch Video and Porn to Its Platform

Users posted the violating material to the section of Twitch for Valve-developed game 'Artifact' over Memorial Day weekend.
Joseph Cox
6.18.19
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
Sri Lanka Attacks

ISIS Claims Responsibility for Sri Lanka Easter Bombings

The Sri Lankan government has called the attack a “possible” retaliation of the Christchurch shooting.
Pallavi Pundir
4.23.19
Technology

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
4.18.19
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
3.22.19
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
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
mosque attacks

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.”
Emma Ockerman
3.20.19
Christchurch shooting

Internal Google Email Says Moderating Christchurch Manifesto ‘Particularly Challenging’

Google saw an issue with moderating the Christchurch terrorist’s so-called manifesto in part because of its length, telling moderators to mark potential copies or sections as “Terrorist Content” if they were unsure.
Joseph Cox
3.19.19
Christchurch shooting

5 Reasons Why the New Zealand Attacks Should Alarm India​

The anti-immigrant and right-wing extremist sentiment might sound familiar to you.
Pallavi Pundir
Dhvani Solani
3.19.19
shooting

Terrorism in Christchurch: One of New Zealand’s “Darkest Days”

At least 49 are dead in what’s expected to be the deadliest mass shooting in New Zealand history.
Edoardo Liotta
James Borrowdale
3.15.19
shooting

Everything We Know So Far About the Mosque Shooting in Christchurch

People have been killed, witnesses say.
James Borrowdale
3.15.19