Radiology department in New Zealand shows solidarity after Christchurch shooting

The department of radiology at New Zealand’s Timaru Hospital participated in the Headscarf for Harmony event as a sign of respect for the area’s Muslim community following the tragic Christchurch shootings on March 15.

According to a report from, the event was organized to show solidarity after the tragedy left 50 people dead and 50 more injured. A video on the website highlights the radiology department’s participation in the event.

“Different people have different ways of wearing the hijab,” event organizer Asya Mohamed Abeid, a practicing Muslim, said, according to the report. “For some non-Muslims, this will be their first time trying—it's not difficult and there's no right or wrong. It will show respect, and that is what we are targeting.”

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