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India signs new global anti-terror initiative ‘Christchurch Call to Action’

India has recently signed the new global anti-terror initiative ‘Christchurch Call to Action’, which is the brainchild of New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and French President Emmanuel Macron to fight terrorism. The document was signed and adopted with participation from 26 nations, including France, New Zealand, European Commission, Ireland, Norway, Senegal, Canada, Jordan, UK, ..

France and New Zealand jointly launch a new initiative ‘Christchurch Call’ against online extremism

At Paris summit, French President Emmanuel Macron and New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern launched an ambitious new initiative to eliminate terrorist and violent content online. The initiative, “Christchurch Call”, was pushed by Ms Ardern after a white supremacist gunned down 51 people at two mosques in the New Zealand city in March. Participants will ..

Deepa Malik recipient of New Zealand Prime Minister’s Sir Edmund Hillary Fellowship for 2019

Rio Paralympics silver medallist Deepa Malik has been named the recipient of the New Zealand Prime Minister’s Sir Edmund Hillary Fellowship for 2019 in recognition of her inspiring achievements. She will travel to New Zealand as a Sir Edmund Hillary Prime Minister’s Fellow and meet with Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern as well as visit Paralympic ..

New Zealand’s MPs vote to change Gun laws

New Zealand’s parliament has voted to pass the gun reform bill 119-1 to prohibit military-style semi-automatic weapons, aftermath of the Christchurch attacks which killed 50 people. It is expected to become law within the next few days after receiving royal assent from the governor general. PM Jacinda Ardern has announced changes to the law after ..

New Zealand’s Privacy commissioner calls the Facebook “morally bankrupt pathological liars”

John Edwards, New Zealand’s privacy commissioner has lashed out the Facebook by labeling it as “morally bankrupt pathological liars” after Mark Zuckerberg tried to play down the Facebook live-streaming of Christchurch shooting that killed 50 people. John used his Twitter page to criticize the Facebook which has also drawn the ire of Prime Minister Jacinda ..

New Zealand bans Assault Weapons

New Zealand has imposed an immediate ban on assault weapons following the Christchurch massacre that claimed the lives of 50 mosque-goers. Jacinda Ardern, Prime Minister of New Zealand has announced that assault rifles and military-style semi-automatic weapons would be banned with immediate effect, making a pledge to ensure that nothing like Christchurch massacre ever occurs ..

New Zealand bans sales of semi-automatic and assault weapons

In a latest development, New Zealand has banned the sale of assault and semi-automatic weapons after the deadly attack on two mosques of Christchurch in which 50 people had been killed by an armed gunman. New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has said “be assured that this is just the beginning of the work we’ll ..

New Zealand PM to absolutely deny any platform to mosque gunman

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has vowed that she will use all in her power to deny the mosque gunman any platform for presenting his racist views. The white supremacist suspect Brenton Harrison Tarrant who is an Australian is accused of killing of 50 people at two different mosques in the city of Christchurch, ..