10 must-reads for today

People, including some women wearing headscarves, attending the memorial service at Hagley Park in Christchurch.
Above: Members of the Muslim community at the national remembrance service in Christchurch yesterday, held in memory of the 50 lives that were lost in the March 15 shootings. PHOTO: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE

1 Memorial for NZ victims

Thousands of people stood in silence at a Christchurch park yesterday as the names of the 50 people shot dead in two mosques on March 15 were read out at a national memorial service, with speakers calling for the legacy of the tragedy to be a kinder, more tolerant New Zealand.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 30, 2019, with the headline '10 must-reads for today'. Subscribe