Christchurch

10.4.19

Facebook Went to War Against White Supremacist Terror After Christchurch. Will It Work?

Facebook’s 350-person counterterrorism team is retraining its tools for far-right meme culture.

8.13.19

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.

8.7.19

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.

7.16.19

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.

6.18.19

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.

5.23.19

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.

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4.23.19

ISIS Claims Responsibility for Sri Lanka Easter Bombings

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

4.18.19

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.

3.22.19

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.”

3.22.19

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.

3.20.19

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.

3.20.19

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.”

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