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Context - July 31, 2019 - Global Terrorism and Our Neighbours
Fifty innocent Muslims slain at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. The alleged terrorist was motivated by right-wing extremism and white supremacist beliefs - echoed in a 87-page manifesto released online.
Thousands of kilometres away, the murders have reverberated around the world.
The heinous crime was live-streamed on Facebook for 17-minutes before the social media platform took down the video and blocked 1.2 million re-uploads. Still, more than 300,000 uploads managed to slip by on various social media platforms.
Today on Context: as global terrorism seems to be on the rise, how can we build bridges with our neighbours?