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Australian Senator Gets Slammed Online For Racist Comments After NZ Incident

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Australian Senator Gets Slammed Online For Racist Comments After NZ Incident

In what is being described as few of the darkest days for New Zealand, at least 49 people lost their lives and 40 were critically injured in the shooting at Christchurch Central on Friday.

According to reports, at least 7 people lost their lives at the Linwood Masjid Mosque while nearly 41 people perished at the Masjid Al Noor mosque.

After the incident, several heartfelt tributes poured in from all over the world. However, it is a letter penned by Fraser Anning, the Australian Senator from Queensland, which has sparked a controversy.

He also said:

In the letter, Anning says that the growing fear of a Muslim presence is the cause of such violence. He also mentions that the immigration policy of New Zealand is responsible for such an attack.

He also mentioned that the media might try to assert that gun laws were responsible for such shootings, but that is cliched and according to him, the real issue is this:

A lot of netizens slammed him online, calling it utterly despicable.

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