New Zealand mosque attacks gunman will not speak at sentencing

The man responsible for the deadly 2019 mosque attacks in New Zealand will not speak at his sentencing on Thursday as was expected.The Christchurch High Court confirmed on Wednesday that standby counsel would instead make a brief submisson on behalf of Brenton Tarrant, 29.The Australian citizen pleaded guilty in March to 51 charges of murder, 40 of attempted murder and one charge of terrorism.Earlier on Wednesday, the third day of the sentencing hearing, the actions of a man who ran towards Tarrant during the attacks were acknowledged in the Court.Abdul Aziz Wahabzadah was at the Linwood Islam...


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