The people who live here are settlers on a land soaked in the blood of colonisation.
We have been building lives and communities on the DNA of white supremacy for centuries.
The pain we, the Muslim community of New Zealand, feel today is the same that our tangata whenua – the Maori term for “people of the land” – have felt for decades and continue to feel today.
One year on, Christchurch could happen again. Not just in the United States. Not just in Australia.