Christchurch massacre: Police response was ‘exemplary’
12 December 2020 | 2:14 pm
An independent panel has praised the police response to the 2019 attacks on two mosques by a white supremacist. However, the review has also highlighted areas for improvement.
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9 Apr 2022
We take a look at some examples of content shared by pro-Russian Twitter and TikTok accounts related to the recent Bucha massacre in Ukraine. One shows a body being dragged by Ukrainian soldiers using a metal chord. In reality, this had nothing with a staging of the massacre; the images were filmed by AP and show Ukrainian soldiers removing a dead body that they feared had been booby-trapped.
17 Apr 2022
It was market day in Moura, a remote town in central Mali, when witnesses said Malian troops backed by Russian mercenaries descended in helicopters and opened fire on bewildered residents.
17 Apr 2022
In late March, the Malian armed forces and suspected Russian mercenaries allegedly executed about 300 people in Moura, a village in central Mali. Human Rights Watch opened an investigation into the matter, calling it a massacre. In order to discredit these findings, photos online claim to show hundreds of weapons belonging to civilians, seized by the Malian army. However, the photos have nothing to do with the current situation in Moura. We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.
6 May 2022
"Russian-identified forces" may have committed grave abuses against civilians in the Central African Republic, Human Rights Watch has said in a new report.
14 May 2022
Thousands of Senegalese soldiers fought for France against the Nazis in World War II. But on December 1, 1944, as many as 400 of them were murdered in cold blood: not by the Germans, but by the very French forces they fought alongside. The massacre was swept under the rug for decades, preventing victims and their relatives from any form of closure or recognition. Marie Thomas-Penette and François-Xavier Destors' new documentary "Thiaroye 44" is one of the first to explore this dark chapter of France's colonial past. The directors joined us for Perspective.
15 May 2022
Thousands of West African soldiers fought for France against the Nazis during World War II. But on December 1, 1944, scores of them were gunned down in unclear circumstances by the very French forces they fought alongside. What really happened on that fateful day at the Thiaroye military camp near the Senegalese capital Dakar? Eighty years on, the documentary "Thiaroye 44" takes a closer look at this dark page of French history.
29 May 2022
Accomarca was the scene of the worst massacre during Peru's 20-year Shining Path insurgency. The late Maoist cult leader Abimael Guzman believed the blood of peasants ought to irrigate his violent revolution.
6 Jun 2022
Victims of an attack on a Catholic church in Nigeria were treated in hospital on Monday . Doctors said they were treating patients who had suffered lacerations, bullet wounds and blast injuries.
17 Jun 2022
Burkina Faso's leader, Lieutenant Colonel Paul-Henri Damiba traveled to Seytenga on Wenesday to visit people who survived an attack that reportedly killed over 100 people over the weekend. Soldiers have recovered 79 bodies so far after the attack in the northern Seno province, the government said on Tuesday, as new details of the assault emerged.
12 Jul 2022
On the 27th anniversary of the atrocity that killed 8,000 Muslim men and boys, the Netherlands apologized to the relatives of victims and survivors for Dutch peacekeepers' failure to prevent the slaughter.
19 Jul 2022
Bosnia Herzegovina is set to bid farewell next Wednesday to 16 more victims who were identified in the Prijedor massacre. The Institute for Missing Persons said the identifications of the 1992 massacre victims are 30 years late.
10 Aug 2022
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After an anonymous tip-off, the gunman's apartment was raided by police. Authorities discovered 15 loaded magazines and more.
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In a video circulating on social media, users claim that a waiter at an upscale French ski resort wearing a Russian flag jumpsuit carried a Ukrainian "coffin" during a champagne parade. The FRANCE 24 Observers team contacted Bagatelle Courchevel; the restaurant explained that the scene had nothing to do with the war in Ukraine. We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.
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Georgia's proposed "foreign agents" bill did not pass parliament's second reading after the ruling party withdrew support under pressure. The move comes after days of opposition protests.
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For years, many fields have been largely dominated by men, but, in recent times, more women are either taking key positions in various management teams, closing deals worth hundreds of millions of dollars, breaking new grounds, or starting new ventures. Today, Guardian Nigeria host women to a conference titled: IWD 2023: Digital: Innovation and technology for gender equality
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A male pill could become available soon, but an on-demand male contraceptive may have more potential. Would you take it?