New Zealand is banning the sale of assault rifles and semi-automatic weapons with immediate effect, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Thursday, rapidly making good on a pledge to tighten the country’s gun laws.
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Wednesday called for a global response to the dangers of social media as the Muslim community began burying their dead five days after the twin-mosques massacre.
Hundreds of mourners gathered in a Christchurch cemetery on Wednesday for the first funerals of those killed in the twin mosque massacre as New Zealanders braced for days of emotional farewells following the mass slayings.
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has applauded the police and worshipers during what she called the country’s darkest days.
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern promised that the man responsible for last week’s deadly mosque massacres would face “the full force of the law.”