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Christchurch gunman says he will not speak at sentencing hearing – The Guardian

Terrorist does not intend to speak at Thursday’s hearing but will have a lawyer make a brief statement on his behalf

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Over a period of three days, 91 of his victims read statements to him in court. But the terrorist who attacked two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand killing dozens of Muslim worshippers at prayer told a judge on Wednesday that he would not address the court himself.
There had been fears the Australian man would use the sentencing hearing as a platform to spread his anti-Islamic and extremist views. Brenton Tarrant, 29, a self-professed white supremacist, broadcast his massacre at the two mos…

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