Mass shooting in NZ mosque

Mass shooting in NZ mosque

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OpulentBob

10,715 posts

130 months

Friday 15th March 2019
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Awful. New Zealand, one of the most peaceful nations out there. Throw the book at them, and all of their accomplices. No way something like this, live streamed and in multiple locations, was just 3 or 4 people.

So sad. Rip to all. frown

juice

5,767 posts

232 months

Friday 15th March 2019
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What sort of sick fk live streams something like this

RobDickinson

28,773 posts

204 months

Friday 15th March 2019
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People with an agenda and who think they are doing the right thing. Nutjobs.

Troubleatmill

8,394 posts

109 months

Friday 15th March 2019
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Horrific.
My heart goes out to the families.

Badda

1,540 posts

32 months

Friday 15th March 2019
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juice said:
What sort of sick fk live streams something like this
The sort who guns down innocents in a place of worship.

Riley Blue

15,824 posts

176 months

Friday 15th March 2019
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Just woke up to discover this, what a fked up world we live in.

southendpier

4,320 posts

179 months

Friday 15th March 2019
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Pure Evil

Petrus1983

3,061 posts

112 months

Friday 15th March 2019
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Awful news to wake up to - going into a place of worship to commit such an act is totally fked up. RIP to those involved.

simoid

18,652 posts

108 months

Friday 15th March 2019
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A little bit numb reading this.

I wonder if the Australian gunman realised the irony of commiting his anti immigration acts in another country - clearly just a .

citizensm1th

5,570 posts

87 months

Friday 15th March 2019
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Horrific

Brooking10

8,285 posts

91 months

Friday 15th March 2019
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I didn’t realise we had such a Kiwi contingent here on PH.

I love your country and have the fondest memories of time spent there as a child. As somebody says above even in today’s crazy world NZ feels insulated from much of the lunacy that goes on elsewhere. A trusting, accepting place.

It’s so sad to see this happen.

durbster

7,556 posts

172 months

Friday 15th March 2019
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I love New Zealand and it's all the more horrific for being somewhere so chilled and peaceful.

juice said:
What sort of sick fk live streams something like this
The fact there's a cheering audience for it should concern us all.

e46m3Mark

13,029 posts

123 months

Friday 15th March 2019
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Only good news is that the gunmen have been caught, are alive and able to go on trial.


RobDickinson

28,773 posts

204 months

Friday 15th March 2019
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We are a country almost entirely comprised of immigrants, with almost no racial or religious tension. It's just crazy I really don't understand at all where this would come from.

RobDickinson

28,773 posts

204 months

Friday 15th March 2019
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"For those of you who are watching at home tonight and questioning how this could have happened here, we, New Zealand, we were not a target because we are a safe harbour for those who hate. We were not chosen for this act of violence because we condone racism, because we’re an enclave for extremism, we were chosen for the very fact that we are none of these things, because we represent diversity, kindness, compassion, a home for those that share our values, a refuge for those who need it. And those values, I can assure you, will not and cannot be shaken by this attack.

We are a proud nation of more than 200 ethnicities, 160 languages, and amongst that diversity we share common values. And the one that we place currency on right now is our compassion and the support for the community of those directly affected by this tragedy and secondly, the strongest possible condemnation of the ideology of the people that did this.

You may have chosen us, but we utterly reject and condemn you."

- Jacinda Adern, NZ PM.

bitchstewie

23,872 posts

160 months

Friday 15th March 2019
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Demonise people enough and that's where you end up sadly.

Absolutely horrific.

paua

1,469 posts

93 months

Friday 15th March 2019
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Brooking10 said:
I didn’t realise we had such a Kiwi contingent here on PH.

I love your country and have the fondest memories of time spent there as a child. As somebody says above even in today’s crazy world NZ feels insulated from much of the lunacy that goes on elsewhere. A trusting, accepting place.

It’s so sad to see this happen.
I think our national psyche is probably a bit bruised today. I was in Europe on family holiday when the truck attack in France happened, whilst it was shocking, it wasn't really surprising, in the context. This is.

irocfan

22,039 posts

140 months

Friday 15th March 2019
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Petrus1983 said:
Awful news to wake up to - going into a place of worship to commit such an act is totally fked up. RIP to those involved.
This ^^^

So far 4 arrested and the police are looking for (possibly) more. Absolute scrum of the lowest type.

mx5nut

3,632 posts

32 months

Friday 15th March 2019
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juice said:
What sort of sick fk live streams something like this
It's becoming a standard for far right intimidation and violence.

fiatpower

1,402 posts

121 months

Friday 15th March 2019
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e46m3Mark said:
Only good news is that the gunmen have been caught, are alive and able to go on trial.
Unfortunately I think that's what they would have wanted so that they can spread their hate in court.