The gunman, 29-year-old Australian Brenton Tarrant killed 51 worshippers in a mass shooting at two New Zealand mosques in the city of Christchurch last year.
Loomer has called Muslims “savages” and Islam a “cancer”. That she’s now a GOP nominee for Congress points to a deeper rot in the party.
Australian national Brenton Tarrant will be sentenced on August 24 on 51 murder convictions, 40 of attempted murder and one of terrorism arising from last year's massacre, the worst mass shooting in New Zealand's modern history.
A 21-year-old man has been detained in Lower Saxony on suspicions of planning attacks on Muslim communities inspired by mosque attacks in New Zealand in which 51 Muslims were killed.
Australian white supremacist Brenton Tarrant admits murders of 51 Muslim worshippers last March in Christchurch city, in a surprise change of mind, police say.
The attacks on mosques in New Zealand made it impossible to deny the threat from right-wing terrorism.
The event, to be held in Christchurch on Sunday, was expected to attract a large crowd, with many travelling from around New Zealand and from overseas.
How white supremacist mass murders have become an organised transnational security threat.
For years US terror warnings have focused on groups like Al Qaeda or Daesh, but the latest warnings from US law enforcement agencies point to homegrown terrorists as the most immediate danger.
White right-wing extremists are the biggest threats to several Western countries, but law enforcement still has an outsized fixation on Muslims.
The Australian man accused of murdering 51 people attending Friday prayers at two mosques pleads not guilty to all 92 charges against him.
Will Connolly, the Australian teenager who became known after he "egged" far-right Senator Fraser Anning at a news conference, will donate $70,000 to help victims of the Christchurch terror attack.
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