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Brenton Tarrant

New Zealand court sentences Christchurch mosque shooter to life imprisonment without parole

Tarrant admitted to 51 charges of murder, 40 counts of attempted murder and one charge of committing a terrorist act in 2019

27 Aug 2020 8:50 AM

Christchurch man suspected of murder in NZ shootings charged with terrorism

Tuesday’s charge under terrorism suppression legislation was filed against Brenton Tarrant, police said.

21 May 2019 11:43 AM

Six appear in court for distributing NZ mosque images illegally

Six people appeared in a New Zealand court on Monday on charges they illegally redistributed the video a gunman livestreamed.

15 Apr 2019 1:28 PM

NZ vote for gun law change after Christchurch massacre

All but one member of New Zealand's parliament voted on Wednesday to change gun laws.

10 Apr 2019 3:15 PM

Facebook to monitor who can make live videos, after NZ attack

Facebook Inc Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg said the company was looking to place restrictions on who can go live.

30 Mar 2019 1:59 PM

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We are one, says PM Jacinda Ardern as New Zealand mourns with prayers, silence

Residents of Christchurch are still recovering from a devastating earthquake that hit in 2011, killing 185 and injured thousands.

22 Mar 2019 1:36 PM

New Zealand police visited Christchurch shooter before granting gun licence

The police team carried out the visit in October, interviewing Brenton Tarrant and carrying out a 'security inspection' of his home.

22 Mar 2019 8:58 AM

Friday prayers to be broadcast, 2 min silence: NZ PM Jacinda Ardern

The bodies of victims from New Zealand's mosques mass shooting were carried in open caskets on the shoulders of mourners.

20 Mar 2019 2:55 PM

Second man charged with sharing livestream video of Christchurch attack

A 44-year-old man has become the second person charged with sharing a gruesome livestream video of the deadly attack.

20 Mar 2019 12:07 PM

'Go home, she won't come': Husband was told after New Zealand shooting

Most victims were migrants or refugees from countries including Pakistan, India, Malaysia, Syria, Turkey, Somalia and Afghanistan.

20 Mar 2019 9:14 AM

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'Saw motionless Alibava, lying face down': Kerala man's wife killed in NZ attack

Recounting horrible attack, Abdul Nazer said he and Ansi were seated separately inside the mosque -- men sat on left, women on right.

19 Mar 2019 12:18 PM

'As-salaam alaikum': NZ PM Ardern vows mosque gunman will face 'full force of law'

'He sought many things from his act of terror, but one was notoriety -- that is why you will never hear me mention his name,' Ardern said.

19 Mar 2019 9:02 AM

'Come on here': How hero refugee, 48, chased away New Zealand gunman

7 people were killed when white supremacist stormed Linwood Masjid -- second mosque he attacked on Friday -- as worshippers knelt to pray.

18 Mar 2019 3:52 PM

NZ mosque shooter faces groundbreaking jail sentence

In New Zealand, being found guilty of murder usually comes with a minimum of 10 years in jail before possible parole.

18 Mar 2019 1:46 PM

Jacinda Ardern says new gun laws planned to make NZ safer

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Monday she would announce new gun laws within days.

18 Mar 2019 12:42 PM

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NZ teenager charged with distributing livestream of mosque rampage

The teenager faces a maximum of 14 years in prison for each charge, prosecutors said.

18 Mar 2019 11:26 AM

'No responsibility for 50 deaths,' says dealer who sold arms to NZ mosque killer

David Tipple, the managing director of Gun City, confirmed he sold alleged gunman Brenton Tarrant four firearms and ammunition.

18 Mar 2019 10:09 AM

‘Don’t have any grudge’: Husband of victim says he forgives NZ mosque gunman

Fifty people, at least four of them women, were killed in the attack on the mosques where worshippers had gone for Friday prayers.

18 Mar 2019 9:55 AM

New Zealand shooting: Gunman sacks lawyer, plans to represent himself in court

Richard Peters, the attorney who represented Tarrant said that the accused 'appeared to be lucid' and was not 'mentally unstable'.

18 Mar 2019 9:09 AM

Anti-Islam fanaticism a growing global trend

Senator Anning is the only mainstream politician to extend even qualified approval to the motives that supposedly inspired the Christchurch bloodbath.

18 Mar 2019 12:31 AM

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