New Zealand is in mourning after the terrorist attacks that struck the country a week ago and cost 50 people their lives. Under islamic attack, a perpetrator, who police believe is identical with the right-ekstremisten Brenton Tarrant, moskeerme Al Noor mosque, and Lindwood mosque in Christchurch. Armed with two automatvåben he took the lives of 50 people and injured a further 50.
Among those killed was a three-year boy, who is among the 26. today has been laid to rest by a massebegravelse.
- We've all got our hearts broken, but we are not destroyed, said an imam to the many attendees, who had come to pray in Hagley Park.
A family member of one of the killed embraces a police officer in Christchurch. Photo: Ritzau Scanpix
Over the whole of New Zealand was held a minute's silence for the victims at 13.32. The exact time when the murder began a week ago. This evening local time, a large crowd gathered in the city of Auckland. The newspaper the New Zealand Herald, which is present, writes that around 4000 candles were lit as darkness fell.
To several of the churches stood the members of the gang Mongrel Mob guard. Several gang members also participated in the islamic.
- We have many brothers and sisters who practice islam, and so it is our duty to be here, when there is a need for us, said the gang-boss Sonny Fatu to the NZ Herald.
Sonny Fatu along with Jamia Masjid, which is a member of the mosque in Hamilton. Photo by: Dominico/Stuff
After the islamic in the city of Hamilton carried out the gangbangers a 'Haka dance' outside the mosque.
- We will have to accept them. They contain both good and evil, like all others in our society, said Shahid Khan, who is a member of the Waikato Muslim Association of bandemedlemmernes support.
Members of various gang members performing the 'haka dance'. Photo: Ritzau Scanpix