A local mosque in Helsinki was vandalized three times within a short period of time during the terror attacks of Christchurch. In solidarity of the Finnish Muslim community, various political representatives and religious leaders engaged in #kaveriaeijätetä event. The event was organized by a group of active citizens, and was independent of any religious or political affiliation. Hundreds of people gathered to listen to the messages of over 20 representatives. Speakers included MP Ozan Yanar, reporter Ina Mikkola, rapper Hassan Maikal, Krishna Awakening’s Gurmann Saini, and Tarja Mankkinen from the Finnish Interior Ministry.