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New Zealand Officials Admit 'Mistake' After Mosque Terror Attack Suspect Is Allowed To Send Letter From Jail

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14.08.2019

New Zealand officials have admitted making a mistake by allowing the man accused of killing 51 people at two Christchurch mosques to send a letter from his prison cell.

The six-page, handwritten note was posted on 4chan, a website notorious for being a place where white supremacists can post freely.

It comes at a sensitive time, as other alleged killers from El Paso to Norway have cited the Christchurch suspect, Brenton Tarrant, as an inspiration.

The letter appears to have been written in pencil on a small notepad and is addressed to “Alan” in Russia.

Much of it appears to be relatively innocuous, discussing a one-month trip Tarrant says he took to Russia in 2015, but the letter also warns that a “great conflict” is coming and uses language that could be construed as a call to arms.

New Zealand Corrections Minister Kelvin Davis said he did not........

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