Terrorist Attack

New Zealand honors victims of the Christchurch terrorist attack

New Zealand honors victims of the Christchurch terrorist attack

BY LEEN RHAZI ’22

One week after the March 15 terrorist attack that killed 50 Muslims at Al Noor Mosque and Linwood Islamic Centre in Christchurch, New Zealand, 5,000 mourners gathered in a park across from Al Noor for a Muslim prayer service. At the service, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern delivered a speech dressed in a black headscarf prior to broadcasting the Islamic call to prayer, or adhan, nationwide.