Category Archives: Brenton Tarrant

How a toxic ‘fight club’ of internet trolls enabled the New Zealand mosque shooting

The mosque shooting in New Zealand emerged from the same toxic corner of the internet that fuelled massacres in Pittsburgh, Quebec City and Toronto.

‘It’s OK to grieve’: New Zealand PM to schoolmates of teens killed in mosque shooting

“We don’t let racism exist because racism breeds extremism,” New Zealand PM Jessica Ardern told students.

No one reported New Zealand mosque shooting video while it was live, Facebook says

Facebook says 4,000 people watched the original New Zealand mosque shooting video, but others have re-uploaded it millions of times.

‘You won’t hear me speak his name’: New Zealand PM determined to deny gunman notoriety

The gunman’s desire for infamy was made clear by the fact that he left behind a convoluted 74-page manifesto before Friday’s massacre and livestreamed footage of his attack on the Al Noor mosque.

New Zealand police arrest man over video offences, remind public not to share mosque shooting footage

Police said Sunday that a 22-year-old man has been charged under New Zealand’s Films Videos and Publications Classification Act, under which is it an offence to possess “an objectionable publication.”

Why court photos of the alleged New Zealand mosque shooter’s face are blurred

Images captured by media outlets during that court appearance are blurred or pixated due to a order from the judge who presided over Brenton Tarrant’s hearing.