New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern has recieved global attention following the Christchurch tragedy in which a man with white supremacist beliefs stormed two mosques and killed 50 people.

In response to the biggest shooting in New Zealand's history, Jacinda visited the families of the victims, she reassured the Muslim community that they are valued members of society and has now banned all military-style semi-automatic guns and assault rifles.

People have praised Ardern’s decisive response to gun crime in her country,and her embracing of the Muslim community; vowing to pay for the victims’ funerals; observing the hijab when visiting survivors and using the Islamic greeting in parliament, As-Salaam-Alaikum (peace be upon you).

Ardern has prompted comparisons with Donald Trump, who in 2016 told CNN he thinks "Islam hates us."

There’s something there, a tremendous hatred there. We have to get to the bottom it. There is an unbelievable hatred of us.

Trump's history with reacting to terror attacks is controversial, and after the New Zealand shooting, he denied that white nationalism is a global threat.

Here are two tweets to illustrate the difference between the way Trump and Ardern approach their Muslim minority citizens:

Arden, following the New Zealand shooting:

Trump, on the Muslim ban following the London Bridge attack:

Food for thought...

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