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Unarmed NZ police officer shot dead in Auckland

Updated / Friday, 19 Jun 2020 14:32 Police are still searching for two suspects after the fatal shooting of an officer in Auckland An unarmed New Zealand police officer has been shot dead on an Auckland street, the force's first death in the line of duty for more than a…
bubmag
June 19, 2020
Christchurch

Unarmed NZ cop shot dead during routine traffic stop

published : 19 Jun 2020 at 10:45 Police cordon off the area after the fatal shooting of a policeman in a residential neighbourhood in Auckland. WELLINGTON: An unarmed New Zealand police officer was fatally shot on an Auckland street Friday, the force's first death in the line of duty for…
bubmag
June 19, 2020
Christchurch

NZ police arrest alleged gunman after police officer killed

New Zealand police have arrested an alleged gunman and charged him with the murder of a police officer after an hours-long manhunt west of Auckland.Key points:A 24-year-old man has been arrested and charged with the shootingThe man is set to appear in court tomorrow Last year NZ enacted new gun…
bubmag
June 19, 2020
Christchurch

N. Zealand tightens gun laws again

Updated 1 month ago · Published on 18 Jun 2020 10:40PM · Accused shooter Brenton Tarrant in court over the mosque massacre in Christchurch, New Zealand, on March 16, last year. After the mosque shootings, New Zealand banned military-style semi-automatic rifles. – EPA pic, June 18, 2020. NEW Zealand further…
bubmag
June 18, 2020
Christchurch

21-Year Sentence for Norwegian White Supremacist for Murder and Mosque Attack

A Norwegian man who murdered his Chinese-born stepsister and then opened fire on a mosque last year was sentenced Thursday to 21 years in prison, the maximum penalty under Norwegian law.  Twenty-two-year-old Philip Manshaus offered no apologies or regrets for his crimes and said he wished he could have caused more bloodshed.  Prosecutors called him “an extremely dangerous person,” and Judge Annika Lindstroem dismissed defense arguments that Manshaus was insane who claimed to be defending himself and others from “the enemy,” and…
bubmag
June 12, 2020
Christchurch

Norway sentences Oslo mosque shooter to 21 years in prison

A far-right Norwegian man has been sentenced to 21 years in prison for a racially-motivated murder of his Chinese-born stepsister and an attempt to kill worshippers in a mosque shooting. Thursday's sentence issued by the Asker and Baerum district court in Norway's Sandvika against Philip Manshaus, 22, was the longest…
bubmag
June 11, 2020
Christchurch

New Zealand rejects US-style armed police squads

New Zealand has rejected the idea of a permanently deployed and armed US-style police force — despite last year's Christchurch massacre. Officials were not persuaded that the US model was worth pursuing. New Zealand's top police officer, Commissioner Andrew Coster, announced Tuesday that his 12,000 personnel would stay routinely unarmed…
bubmag
June 9, 2020