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Women in New Zealand takes the scarf on to support the victims of terrorism

today is the a week ago, a perpetrator opened fire and killed 50 people under the islamic in two mosques in Christchurch.

Friday prayers during mindehøjtidelighederne a week after the attack against two mosques in Christchurch. Photo: Ritzau Scanpix

As the bønnekaldet night to Friday Danish time sounded, several thousand new zealanders, led by religious leaders and the country's prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, in Hagley Park, near al-Noor mosque for a memorial service.

Al-noor mosque after the police have removed the afspærringerne. Photo: Ritzau Scanpix

It writes the AFP news agency.

New Zealand's prime minister Jacinda Ardern after the commemoration, which was held in the night Danish time. Photo: Ritzau Scanpix

- This terrorist tried to divide our nation with an evil ideology. But instead, we have shown that New Zealand does not let itself be deterred, it sounded from the al-noor the mosque's imam Gamal Fouda in a speech after the moment had been reminded of common prayer and two minutes silence.

In a campaign started on social media under the hashtagget #headscarfforharmony being non-muslim women are encouraged to take the scarf on in sympathy with the victims in Christchurch.

One of them, who had not the opportunity to take part in Friday's memorial service, but instead has posted a picture on Twitter of himself wearing the scarf, the 19-year-old student Kate Mills Workman.

- of Course all this started by the terrible tragedy in Christchurch, but it is also a way to show that no form of harassment or prejudice based on a religious symbol is okay, says Kate Mills Workman to the AFP.

A police officer wearing a headscarf during the ceremony. Photo: Ritzau Scanpix

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