Stuff NZ- A 28-year-old man has been charged with murder and two others are in custody after 49 people were killed in shootings at two Christchurch mosques in New Zealand.
Update on the Christchurch shootings:
– 49 people killed
– A man in his late twenties has been charged with murder
– “This can only be described as a terror attack,” said NZ PM Jacinda Ardern
– Trump sent his “warmest sympathy” following the attackhttps://t.co/m3sQVJIHrj
— Twitter Moments (@TwitterMoments) March 15, 2019
Police Commissioner Mike Bush said as of 9 pm 49 people had lost their lives in the shootings at the Masjid Al Noor on Deans Ave and the Linwood Masjid on Linwood Ave on Friday.
— RT (@RT_com) March 15, 2019
In the video below, the police can be seen pursuing a vehichle near the mosque. In a heartbreaking moment, two young Muslim children can be seen sitting on the ground outside of the massacre on what appears to be a driveway.
New Zealand SHOOTING:
– 49 confirmed killed
– 20+ injured
– 4 suspects in custody
– None of the suspects were on any security watch lists
— RT (@RT_com) March 15, 2019
Forty-one people had died at the Deans Ave mosque, while seven had died at Linwood and one in hospital.
An eyewitness explains how bodies were falling around her vehicle and how when she leaned over in her car, a bullet went over her head and hit the car behind her.
— BBC Breakfast (@BBCBreakfast) March 15, 2019
President Trump immediately put out a statement on Twitter, calling the”horrible massacre” of 49 people, “senseless.” Trump told the people of New Zealand that we stand with them and offered our help, ending with, “God bless all!”
My warmest sympathy and best wishes goes out to the people of New Zealand after the horrible massacre in the Mosques. 49 innocent people have so senselessly died, with so many more seriously injured. The U.S. stands by New Zealand for anything we can do. God bless all!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 15, 2019
In the 74-page manifesto entitled “The Great Replacement”, the gunman details his intention to attack Muslims.
The title of the document has the same name as a conspiracy theory originating in France that believes European populations are being displaced in their homelands by immigrant groups with higher birth rates.
The gunman identified himself as an Australia-born, 28-year-old white male from a low-income, working-class family.
He said that key points in his radicalization were the defeat of the French far-right leader Marine Le Pen in 2017 elections, and the death of 11-year-old Ebba Akerlund in the 2017 Stockholm truck attack.
The anti-Trump Daily Mail wasted no time tying the act of terror to President Trump and the UK’s new target, Blexit founder, and Turing Point USA’s Candace Owens, after the shooter, Brenton Tarrant named them in his manifesto. The article is at the top of the Daily Mail website, and so far, has 218K shares.
Just below the disgusting Daily Mail article tying Trump to the terrorist attack is another story about Trump, with a quote from the New Zealand terrorist, that falsely claims, ” Trump is a symbol of renewed white identity and common purpose’. Saying the gunman wanted to spark a civil war in the U.S.
It would appear as though the Daily Mail is doing their part to help spread the terorrist’s hateful message.
The Daily Mail posted this article just below the article tying President Trump to the massacre. The article is calls Turning Point USA Communications Director Candace Owens a “Right-wing commentator” and accuses her of LAUGHING at the New Zealand mosque massacre.
Candace Owen hit back after leftists on Twitter took the opportunity to use a madman’s manifesto to tie her to a terror attack. Owens tweeted: Racist white liberals are on the hunt trying to lynch another black conservative tonight! Sorry racists!— you will never deplatform me and you can’t stop
#BLEXIT but you CAN watch me and @PARISDENNARD discuss how many black conservatives you’ve tried to lynch— this Sunday!
She also tweeted a warning to any media outlets who tried to tie her to the terrorist or the terror attack:
To be clear: We played the “Candace is Hitler” game. We played the “Candace is anti-rape victims” game. If the media attempts this “Candace inspired a mosque shooting in New Zealand” bit—they better all lawyer the f*ck up. I will go full Covington Catholic lawsuit. Try me.
To be clear:
We played the “Candace is Hitler” game.
We played the “Candace is anti-rape victims” game.
If the media attempts this “Candace inspired a mosque shooting in New Zealand” bit—they better all lawyer the f*ck up.
I will go full Covington Catholic lawsuit.
— Candace Owens (@RealCandaceO) March 15, 2019
Paul Joseph Watson, a wildly popular conservative who lives in the UK, pointed out that Candace Owens is not the onl person listed in the killer’s manifesto, saying: If you’re blaming this horrific shooting on Candace Owens or PewDiePie, you also have to blame Spyro the Dragon and Fortnite (both mentioned in his manifesto). Utterly absurd. Won’t stop the media piling in though.
Unfortunately, the left-wing media won’t get the same mileage out of blaming the others.
If you’re blaming this horrific shooting on Candace Owens or PewDiePie, you also have to blame Spyro the Dragon and Fortnite (both mentioned in his manifesto). Utterly absurd. Won’t stop the media piling in though.
— Paul Joseph Watson (@PrisonPlanet) March 15, 2019
Jack Posobiec had the perfect response to the left attempting to blame the massacres at the mosques to Trump, Candace Owens, and even Pewdipie:
Deep down in the manifesto you can tell he’s throwing out “talking points” to each side knowing they will be taken out of context. Praises Trump, slams Trump etc. This was done to escalate the Culture War into a hot war And people are falling for his hateful agenda
Deep down in the manifesto you can tell he's throwing out "talking points" to each side knowing they will be taken out of context. Praises Trump, slams Trump etc.
This was done to escalate the Culture War into a hot war
And people are falling for his hateful agenda
— Jack Posobiec ✝️ (@JackPosobiec) March 15, 2019
Here’s the piece the Daily Mail ran on Pewdipie. The article was published much further down on the page and featured a tweet expressing his sadness for the massacre and for having his name attached.
This Yale student suggests that “American manufactured Islamophobia and white supremacy is an aggressive moral cancer that will devour the whole world if left unaddressed.
He doesn’t make clear how he plans to address it.
American-manufactured Islamophobia and white supremacy is an aggressive moral cancer that will devour the whole world if left unaddressed. #NZMosqueShooting
— Khadija Zaidi-Rashid (@khadija_zaidi) March 15, 2019
Instead of pausing and taking a moment to realize that 49 innocent people were killed at their place of worship because evil people exist in this world, the left immediately jumps to blaming more innocent people for their deaths. We are living in very scary and very sad times. Pray for our nation. Pray for the world.
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