New Zealand Police Charge Christchurch Massacre Suspect with Terrorism

HeadlineMay 21, 2019

In New Zealand, police have charged the suspect in March’s Christchurch massacre with terrorism. He is also facing 51 counts of murder and 40 counts of attempted murder. The 28-year-old Australian, Brenton Tarrant, is an avowed white supremacist who emailed out a racist manifesto minutes before he opened fire with an assault rifle at two mosques. He is scheduled to appear in court next month.

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