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New Zealanders share their experience of the call to prayer after Friday’s memorial

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New Zealanders share their experience of the call to prayer after Friday’s memorial

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Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern went to Hagley Park in Christchurch, along with thousands of others who came together to acknowledge the Muslim call to prayer exactly a week after the terror attacks at two mosques which killed 50 people. Broadcasters, reporters and security were pictured wearing hijabs at the park as a tribute to the victims.

Thousands flocked to the park to stand in solidarity

The call to prayer was made, followed by two minutes of silence

Kiwis shared their experience of the call to prayer on social media

https://twitter.com/TouchMyPoly/status/1108891712565313537

Amidst this immense tragedy, the response of Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and the people of New Zealand has been beautiful. In these highly tense and politicised times, it’s refreshing to see a bit of humanity in the face of unthinkable hatred.

Let’s not forget the names of the innocent souls who went to the mosque on a regular Friday (like so many of us do on such a regular basis) and never returned…

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Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern went to Hagley Park in Christchurch, along with thousands of others who came together to acknowledge the Muslim call to prayer exactly a week after the terror attacks at two mosques which killed 50 people. Broadcasters, reporters and security were pictured wearing hijabs at the park as a tribute to the victims.

Thousands flocked to the park to stand in solidarity

The call to prayer was made, followed by two minutes of silence

Kiwis shared their experience of the call to prayer on social media

https://twitter.com/TouchMyPoly/status/1108891712565313537

Amidst this immense tragedy, the response of Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and the people of New Zealand has been beautiful. In these highly tense and politicised times, it’s refreshing to see a bit of humanity in the face of unthinkable hatred.

Let’s not forget the names of the innocent souls who went to the mosque on a regular Friday (like so many of us do on such a regular basis) and never returned…

Whilst you’re here…

The Muslim Vibe is a non-profit media platform aiming to inspire, inform and empower Muslims like you. Our goal is to provide a space for young Muslims to learn about their faith as well as news stories affecting them, so we can reclaim the Muslim narrative from the mainstream.

Your support will help us achieve this goal, and enable us to produce more original content. Your support can help us in the fight against Islamophobia, by building a powerful platform for young Muslims who can share their ideas, experiences and opinions for a better future.

Please consider supporting The Muslim Vibe, from as little as £1 – it will only take a minute. Thank you and Jazakallah.

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