'We love you': mosques around world showered with flowers after Christchurch massacre

Mosques in New Zealand and around the globe had been inundated with floral tributes and messages of give a boost to after a bloodbath in Christchurch that killed 49 Muslims.

The most powerful reaction from the general public was once in New Zealand, which is reeling within the wake of the worst peacetime mass killing within the country’s historical past.

Not able to succeed in the mosques that have been focused by means of the shooter on account of a cordon, folks left piles of vegetation and playing cards as shut as they have been allowed to move.

People place flowers at a memorial as a tribute to victims of the mosque attacks, near a police line outside Masjid Al Noor in Christchurch

Folks position vegetation at a memorial as a tribute to sufferers of the mosque assaults, close to a police line outdoor Masjid Al Noor in Christchurch Photograph: Jorge Silva/Reuters

Plants have been laid outdoor a mosque in Wellington the place participants of the general public additionally drew messages of give a boost to at the footpath in chalk.

💫 lucy ‘leon’s spouse’ morris 🔜 #notGDC 💫

Simply dropped off some vegetation at Kilbirnie Mosque. There’s so, such a lot love right here at this time – the vegetation, hugs and messages of give a boost to stay coming in droves. Aroha nui, New Zealand. pic.twitter.com/YWrcRw75lH

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There have been identical scenes outdoor mosques in Auckland, the country’s largest town.


Floral tributes on the gate of the Al Masjid al Jamie mosque in Ponsonby, Auckland had been arriving since the previous day.

One guy laying vegetation this morning, Richard, says it was once some way of claiming ‘we’re considering of you and we’re one’. pic.twitter.com/hWP2QHqafn

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The outpouring of give a boost to for the Muslim group was once so huge that outdoor some mosques there was once nowhere for well-wishers to park. Some messages learn: “We like you”, “We’re one” and “Endlessly modified”.

Melissa Davey

New Zealanders across the nation have proven up at mosques en masse to turn their give a boost to. Unattainable at some puts to get a park it seems that.

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Flowers and signs are seen at a memorial as tributes to victims of the mosque attacks near Linwood mosque in Christchurch

Plants and indicators are observed at a memorial as tributes to sufferers of the mosque assaults close to Linwood mosque in Christchurch Photograph: Edgar Su/Reuters

In Australia, the reaction to the bloodbath was once in a similar fashion heartfelt, with tributes pouring into mosques around the nation.

Dr Jennifer S. Hunt

Joined others in leaving vegetation and messages of give a boost to on the native mosque in Canberra, Australia. #NZTerrorAttack #christchurchmosqueshootings #masjidalnoor pic.twitter.com/HlSPkp14JP

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ABC Brisbane

Makeshift memorials also are shooting up at mosques right here in Australia.

Right here folks have laid vegetation outdoor the Lutwyche Mosque ♥

📸: Donna Box pic.twitter.com/wcciQ4X6gm

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Sarah McPhee

Bouquets of vegetation, some accompanied with touching messages, embellish the fence of Lakemba Mosque in Sydney. pic.twitter.com/OdQYIR5y0g

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Others introduced give a boost to of a unique type.

Philip Dalidakis MP

An open be offering to any Muslim guy, girl or kid. In case you are anxious about strolling throughout the gates of your mosque, let me know and I’ll fortunately stroll with you. As a result of your talent to apply your religion is as vital as it’s for me to apply mine.

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The outpouring of give a boost to endured in The us the place folks additionally left candles outdoor mosques.

John Hopperstad

Extra vegetation and candles left outdoor Idris Mosque in Seattle in keeping with mass taking pictures at New Zealand mosque. The next day to come Idris is protecting a prior to now scheduled “Cup of Tea Get to grasp your Muslim Neighbor” tournament at four:00. pic.twitter.com/cZKPBe3lef

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Wes Regan

It was once heartening to look the give a boost to for Vancouver’s Muslim group these days strolling by means of Al-Masjid Al-Jamia Mosque. The vegetation had been piling up these days in keeping with #NZTerrorAttack Vancouverites stand with our Muslim buddies, circle of relatives, co-workers and neighbours ❤️ pic.twitter.com/z283DAA6db

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Muslim puts of worship in Canada additionally noticed tributes.

Jordan Armstrong

Plants and an overflow crowd at Vancouver’s oldest mosque @GlobalBC pic.twitter.com/1Lxe4v9PDS

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In Britain, harmony was once additionally on display.

Ibrahim Rahman

As we opened the #Cambridge Central Mosque doorways these days, a tender guy from #NewZealand got here by means of to specific how disappointed he was once by means of the horrific assault in #Christchurch. He broke down in tears, gave us vegetation and a ravishing word of give a boost to. We will be able to at all times stand in harmony. ♥ pic.twitter.com/eHg7jnjWJU

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Mohammed Shafiq

This girl walked right into a Mosque in #Rotherham to provide vegetation to Muslims after the terrorist assault in New Zealand. One love and one humanity #newzealandterroristattack pic.twitter.com/f7cxj2kpth

March 15, 2019

BBC Radio Manchester

Out of doors a mosque in Manchester these days… pic.twitter.com/m3CeaBTgEg

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