New Zealand officials admitted Wednesday that they made a mistake by allowing the man accused of killing 51 people at two Christchurch mosques to send a hand-written letter from his prison cell.
A near-unanimous parliamentary vote in April to ban military-style rifles and similar weapons now has growing opposition from pro-gun groups.
The man accused of the New Zealand mosque attacks smirked as his lawyer entered not guilty pleas to terrorism, murder and attempted murder charges.
Brenton Tarrant will become the first suspect charged in New Zealand under the country's anti-terrorism laws passed after the 9/11 attacks.
Some see connections between these events – Sri Lankan officials suggested the bombings on Easter Sunday may have been in retaliation to last month's attack in Christchurch.
The alleged perpetrator of the back-to-back mosque massacres in New Zealand was set to appear via video-link from prison to face a full sweep of charges linked to the attacks that claimed 50 lives and wounded dozens of people.
The March 15 terrorist attack in Christchurch, New Zealand, triggered a debate about the terrorist threat from the far right in Western democracies. Two competing narratives leave the public with mixed signals.
Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg announced that the social media giant is "exploring restrictions" for live videos after a gunman streamed a mass shooting inside a New Zealand mosque earlier this month.
Australia's prime minister on Tuesday accused an influential minor political party of trying to "sell Australia's gun laws to the highest bidders" by asking the U.S. gun lobby for donations.
We look to leaders when disaster strikes. Indeed, response to a crisis goes to the very root of leadership. New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern demonstrates four pillars of leading in times of great need. Connection. Compassion. Clarification. Conviction.