New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern received death threats by unknown person.
NZ PM Jacinda Ardern received death threats on social media. In a Twitter post, a gun was present captioned with “you are next”. Another post tagged her and New Zealand police elaborated “next it’s you”.
Spokesperson for the PM office revealed Twitter “seems to have algorithms for everything else and they owe the public a duty of care”. However, Twitter suspended the account which contained anti-Islamic content and white supremacist hate speech.
Today Azaan in New Zealand broadcasted as thousands of people gathered to show solidarity with Muslims. They mainly gathered at a park in front of Al Noor Mosque. Jacinda Ardern, New Zealand Prime Minister led a vast number of mourners. The prayer was also followed by the 2 minutes silence for victims of NZ Mosque shooting.
Jacinda Ardern also said in her speech that “New Zealand mourns with you”. Earlier, she also labeled the attack as terrorism, and announced the ban on assault rifles and the military-style semi-automatic weapons.