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‘You are weak’: floodgates open as more Christchurch victims come forward – The Guardian

Court hears a mixture of defiance, anger and sadness on third day of hearing to decide gunman’s sentence, with more victims choosing to speak



On the first day, many of those coming to address the terrorist in court seemed hesitant. The next day, the mood seemed to change as more victims appeared emboldened to speak of their rage. By the third day Wednesday the floodgates had opened.
My 71-year-old dad would have broken you in half if you had challenged him to a fight, Ahad Nabi told a hearing in Christchurch, New Zealand, to determine whether the Australian gunman would ever leave jail.
Nabis father and 50 others were murdered by th…

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