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MIL-Evening Report: Ramzy Baroud: Can Christchurch heal our collective wounds?

By   /  April 4, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Christchurch Terror Attack, CTF, DJF, Editor's Picks, English, Evening Report, Featured, Global, Human Rights, Indigenous, Indigenous rights, Justice, KB, Migration, MIL OSI, Mosque attack, Mosque massacre, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Refugees, Reportage, Reports, Terrorism  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Ramzy Baroud: Can Christchurch heal our collective wounds?

OPINION: By Ramzy Baroud I visited the city of Christchurch on May 23, 2018, as part of a larger speaking tour in New Zealand that also took me to Auckland, Wellington, Hamilton and Dunedin. New Zealand is an exceptional country, different from other countries that are often lumped under the generalised designation of the “Western […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Online hate speech ‘gives green light’ to religion, race attacks

By   /  March 20, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Christchurch, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, Featured, Hate Speech, Human Rights, KB, Media, Migration, MIL OSI, Mosque attack, Mosque massacre, New Zealand, Online hate, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Racial vilification, Racism, Religion, Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Online hate speech ‘gives green light’ to religion, race attacks

By Michael Andrew Religion and race-based attacks will continue as a result of the rise of online hate speech, says a leading New Zealand academic. Professor Paul Spoonley, pro vice-chancellor of Massey University, told Asia Pacific Report that online hate speech “provides an enabling environment which green lights racial and religious vilification”. He was responding […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Christchurch attacks a stark warning of toxic politics that enables hate

By   /  March 18, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, AR15, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Australia, Christchurch, Crime, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, Featured, Global, guns, Human Rights, Islamophobia, KB, Migration, MIL OSI, Mosque attack, Mosque massacre, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Refugees, Reportage, Reports, Security, Shooting, Shootings, Terrorism  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Christchurch attacks a stark warning of toxic politics that enables hate

ANALYSIS: By Professor Greg Barton When lives are tragically cut short, it is generally easier to explain the “how” than the “why”. This dark reality is all the more felt when tragedy comes at the hands of murderous intent. Explaining how 50 people came to be killed, and almost as many badly wounded, in Christchurch’s […]

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