Brenton Tarrant faces 50 counts of murder and 39 counts of attempted murder related to the March 15 massacre.

The alleged gunman’s view of Muslims as “invaders” has deep roots on the continent he visited multiple times. French writer and right-wing provocateur Renaud Camus published a book titled “The Great Replacement,” a phrase that the accused gunman took as the title of his manifesto.

"The Jewish community of Pittsburgh is with you. Our hearts are with you. We hold you in our prayers,” the Tree of Life synagogue told Muslim worshipers in New Zealand.


Across the country, people channeled their grief, shock and sadness into particularly evocative tributes.

The Association of New Zealand Advertisers and the Commercial Communications Council put out a joint statement asking firms to put (or pull) their money where their mouths are.

“Jacindamania” reaches new levels as the prime minister's actions in the wake of the tragedy impress global commentators.

Electoral systems, courts and the influence of lobby groups are among the key factors.

Victims are trying to recover from their ordeal, as the investigation continues.

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said she will provide details within days on how gun laws will be tightened, including a possible ban on semiautomatic weapons.

A new recut or repackaged version of the video showing the massacre was uploaded to YouTube every second, chief product officer Neal Mohan said in an interview with The Washington Post, offering the first detailed account of how the crisis unfolded inside the world’s largest video site.

The suspected gunman has called President Trump, whose rhetoric on immigrants has been widely criticized, “a symbol of renewed white identity and common purpose.”

His son, who was to marry in May, also was killed in the mosque shootings.

The senator punched him as raw egg dripped down the back of his neck in front of a group of reporters.

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said that social media giants still had “further questions” they had to answer in the wake of a shooting rampage at two mosques. 

Before he was charged with killing 50 people at two mosques, Brenton Harrison Tarrant covered his arsenal with symbols and names that medieval historians recognized immediately.

The spread of graphic images from the mass shooting in New Zealand raises questions about social media safeguards during breaking news events.