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Australian counter-terrorism police raids houses near Grafton linked to Christchurch shooter Brenton Tarrant
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Australian counter-terrorism police raids houses near Grafton linked to Christchurch shooter Brenton Tarrant

Tarrant, a self-avowed white supremacist, spent his youth in Grafton but has travelled abroad extensively over the past decade and had lived in recent years in Dunedin, New Zealand.

Christchurch shooter Brenton Tarrant sacks lawyer to represent himself in court; attorney says he appears mentally stable
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Christchurch shooter Brenton Tarrant sacks lawyer to represent himself in court; attorney says he appears mentally stable

Brenton Tarrant, the 28-year-old Australian-born who killed 50 people during Friday's terror attacks in Christchurch, has dismissed his lawyer and is planning to represent himself in future court hearings.

New Zealand police shuts Dunedin airport after reports of ‘suspicious package’; Christchurch attack gunman lived in the town
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New Zealand police shuts Dunedin airport after reports of ‘suspicious package’; Christchurch attack gunman lived in the town

New Zealand police closed Dunedin airport late on Sunday after a suspicious device was reported on the airfield.

Facebook removed 1.5 mn graphic videos of the New Zealand shootings within 24 hours
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Facebook removed 1.5 mn graphic videos of the New Zealand shootings within 24 hours

Facebook said it took down a live stream of the shootings and removed the shooter’s accounts.

Christchurch shooting video lays bare terrifying new brazenness of right-wing trolls, their toxic ‘shitposting’
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Christchurch shooting video lays bare terrifying new brazenness of right-wing trolls, their toxic ‘shitposting’

The video of the Christchurch shooting shows that right-wing trolls, who were earlier confined to the virtual world, have found a way out.

New Zealand mosque shooting: PewDiePie responds to alleged shooter naming him in attack's livestream
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New Zealand mosque shooting: PewDiePie responds to alleged shooter naming him in attack's livestream

PewDiePie is a Swedish YouTube personality, who was named in the Christchurch shooter's Facebook livestream.

Why New Zealand shooter's Islamophobia is unfounded: History shows European settlers were worst oppressors
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Why New Zealand shooter's Islamophobia is unfounded: History shows European settlers were worst oppressors

New Zealand terrorist attack: It is this European colonisation that around the world produced gun laws that allowed people, meaning White settlers, to keep firearms, ostensibly for their defence

New Zealand mosque terror attacks: Nations must address new face of radicalism before it's too late
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New Zealand mosque terror attacks: Nations must address new face of radicalism before it's too late

New Zealand mosque terror attacks are not the first time white supremacists have struck; describing white terrorists as a handful of misguided youths and sons of teachers and truck drivers with guns underplays the danger

New Zealand mosque terror attack: Govts should prepare for extremist backlash, not treat attack as one-off
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New Zealand mosque terror attack: Govts should prepare for extremist backlash, not treat attack as one-off

The increasing notoriety of the internet could create a lethal backlash which governments and communities would need to note for the future.

'Had NZ mosque shooting happened in India, leadership would have covertly supported attacks on Muslims': Mehbooba Mufti
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'Had NZ mosque shooting happened in India, leadership would have covertly supported attacks on Muslims': Mehbooba Mufti

Mehbooba Mufti said that had a shooting like the one in New Zealand's Christchurch taken place in India, the leadership would have politicised it while indulging in war-mongering and covertly supporting attacks on Muslims.

'Work against violence and hate must continue': Islamic nations condemn New Zealand mosque shooting
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'Work against violence and hate must continue': Islamic nations condemn New Zealand mosque shooting

Political and Islamic leaders expressed their disgust at the deadly shooting at two mosques in New Zealand on Friday, with some citing rising “Islamophobia” as being responsible.

New Zealand mosque shooting at Christchurch: India's right-wing Twitterati blames Pakistan, bashes Opposition and media
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New Zealand mosque shooting at Christchurch: India's right-wing Twitterati blames Pakistan, bashes Opposition and media

Even as the toll of the twin shootings in New Zealand mounted amid an outpouring of grief from across the world, some right-wingers on Twitter had a decidedly different reaction: celebrating the deaths, blaming Pakistan and wondering how the Opposition, Liberals and the media would "find a way to blame" Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

New Zealand mosque shooting at Christchurch: Officials arrest 3; suspected shooter a white supremacist who live-streamed Friday attack
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New Zealand mosque shooting at Christchurch: Officials arrest 3; suspected shooter a white supremacist who live-streamed Friday attack

Even though there is no official confirmation about the motives of the suspects in the New Zealand mosque shootings, preliminary media reports and one of the suspects' 'self-declaration' of sorts suggests Islamophobic and anti-immigrant undercurrents to the deadly attack.