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‘Your silence is an insult to our grief’: Facebook infuriated a New Zealand official with its sluggish response to the Christchurch massacre

New Zealand’s top privacy official is attacking Facebook for its lack of communication following the Christchurch massacre earlier this month. Privacy Commissioner John Edwards shared an email he sent to Facebook’s executives with the New Zealand Herald, in which he said: “Your silence is an insult to our grief.” Edwards […]
‘Your silence is an insult to our grief’: Facebook infuriated a New Zealand official with its sluggish response to the Christchurch massacre
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‘This is what leadership looks like’: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez applauds New Zealand for moving to ban assault weapons

Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York applauded New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern for taking legislative action after her country faced its deadliest shooting in history. Ardern on Thursday announced a sweeping ban on “military-style semiautomatic” firearms – including assault weapons – following the attacks in Christchurch. “Christchurch happened, […]
‘This is what leadership looks like’: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez applauds New Zealand for moving to ban assault weapons
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New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has been praised for her response to the coronavirus pandemic, with some saying she ‘squashed’ the curve. Here’s everything you need to know about her.

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern responded to the coronavirus pandemic by closing New Zealand’s bordersand focusing on eliminating rather than containing the virus, and the country saw a decrease in cases 10 days later. According to Anna Fifield, the Washington Post’s Beijing bureau chief, this means Ardern essentially got […]
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has been praised for her response to the coronavirus pandemic, with some saying she ‘squashed’ the curve. Here’s everything you need to know about her.