New Zealand shooting manifesto resembles Norway mass murderer’s text - News Summed Up

New Zealand shooting manifesto resembles Norway mass murderer’s text


COPENHAGEN—The manifesto that the presumed New Zealand shooter published is shorter and “more sloppy” than the one written by a Norwegian right-wing extremist who killed 77 people in 2011, but expresses similar sentiments, a Swedish terror expert said Friday. On Twitter, Ranstorp noted that the New Zealand shooter claimed he would leave prison after 27 years and likened himself to late South African President Nelson Mandela, saying he would get the Nobel Peace Prize. Breivik’s lawyer, Oeystein Storrvik, told Norway’s VG newspaper that his client has “very limited contacts with the surrounding world so it seems very unlikely that he has had contact.” Storrvik was not immediately available for comment. Article Continued BelowOn Twitter, Ranstorp noted that the New Zealand shooter claimed he would leave prison after 27 years and likened himself to late South African President Nelson Mandela, saying he would get the Nobel Peace Prize. “Yet another narcissistic right-wing extremist terrorist who has a distorted fantasy world,” Ranstorp wrote.


Source: thestar March 15, 2019 11:37 UTC



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