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TBH, shocking as it is, I'm not that surprised at the #Christchurch massacre, or that the alleged killer livestreamed his assault on @Facebook. There's literally thousands of pages dedicated to spreading murderous Islamophobia on the platform, w an audience of many millions.
You can gain some insight into the nature of the milieu by examining the joyful responses to the massacre; useful insofar as it helps explode the Ordinary Mums & Dads™ myth that leading sections of Australian media have been/will continue to propagate. #ReclaimAustralia #auspol
The killer wrote slogans on his guns. Among them is a reference to
Josué Estébanez, a neo-Nazi who stabbed a teenage antifa, Carlos Palomino, to death in Madrid in November 2007. The murder was ofc celebrated @ the time by local neo-Nazis, including Neil Erikson.
If nothing else, the massacre may cause some minor embarrassment to Minister David Coleman, who recently issued a via to semi-pro Islamophobe Milo Yiannopoulos in order for him to conduct a hate-speech tour of Australia in April (organised by Damien Costas & Penthouse Australia).
Note that Fraser 'Final Solution' Anning is an Australian Senator, & this kinda material -- demanding the expulsion of Muslims from Australia -- is fully in accord w @Facebook's corporate standards; multiply by Over 9,000, & that's the img of Muslims #Facebook projects. #auspol
He'll be meeting w his following of nazis, white supremacists & Islamophobes in Moorabbin (#Melbourne) tomorrow. The venue owner is an AltRightist of some kind, so unlikely to cancel, despite feeble community pressure on him to do so. Plus ça change ... #antifa #FCKNZS
*visa, not 'via'
Tarrant appears to have utilised a vers of the Australian Shitposters meme knowyourmeme.com/memes/australi… on his Twitter profile. The meme is commonly-associated w & frequently used by the neo-Nazi #DingoTwitter mob.
On the gear he carried w him to the massacre, Tarrant also utilised the neo-Nazi 'Black Sun' symbol; in his manifesto, Tarrant declares himself to be a "fascist" (unusual) but rejects the "Nazi" tag (standard).
#DingoTwitter is also closely-associated w the neo-Nazi podcast 'The Convict Report'. Prev guests have included QLD LNP MP George Christensen & (on multiple occasions) aspiring PHONy Senator Mark Latham; network also implicated in infiltration of Young Nationals in NSW in 2018.
Local nazis & AltRightists are deeply-invested in Anning & his new party, esp its @Facebook division. This acct by antifa research group 'The Whte Rose Society' provides further deets:

The 'Black Sun' (AKA Schwarze Sonne or Sonnerad) symbol Tarrant carried w him to the massacre is also employed by local neo-Nazi grp 'Antipodean Resistance'. Born from the UPF, apart from occasional online blah (mostly my own), AFAIK no other action has been taken against AR.
*White, not 'Whte'
Their comrades 'National Action' in the UK & 'Atomwaffen' in the US, otoh, have been in all sortsa mischief, from murder (US) to proscription (UK). Still, all celebrate murderous & purgative violence, whether directed @ Jews or Muslims or leftists or queers or ...
Tarrant also wrote "To Antifa/Marxists/Communists ... I want you in my sights. I want your neck under my boot. SEE YOU ON THE STREETS YOU ANTI-WHITE SCUM" -- which is bog-standard sentiment among 'Aussie patriots'. Note that another patriot, Phillip Galea, is currently on trial >
> for allegedly conspiring to blow up local Melbourne anarchists & socialists. Like Antipodean Resistance, he too got his wings from #ReclaimAustralia, the 'United Patriots Front', 'True Blue Crew' & assorted other satellites.
... and just in case anyone had any doubts on the matter, Anning blames the slaughtered Muslims for their fate. #STRAYA

Pictured: Anning w Canadian AltRight propagandist Lauren Southern (JUL 2018) & neo-Nazi Blair Cottrell (St Kilda, JAN 2019).
Also useful to remember that the racial anxieties Tarrant expresses in his manifesto also found expression in *the Australian federal parliament* in OCT last year, & that *the federal government* voted *in favour* of Hanson's motion #IOTBW.
#antifa #auspol #STRAYA #Christchurch
Point being, I guess, that if you dogwhistle long & hard enuff, you shouldn't act surprised if some of the dogs that respond to your call turn out to be rabid.
The slaughter in Christchurch reminded me of s/thing else. Back in 2008, a local neo-Nazi called Martin Fletcher published a video game called 'Muslim Massacre'. You can read more about that here: slackbastard.anarchobase.com/?p=1457.
Fletcher is/was in some ways typical of the milieu. At first being immersed in Nazism, he later decided to shift his antagonism from Jews to Muslims, & to agitate on that basis, while retaining an obscured commitment to an antisemitic worldview. He shifted his party membership >
> from the 'Australian Protectionist Party' (a split from the 'Australia First Party') to Nick Folkes' 'Party for Freedom'. Folkes, like Kim Vuga of 'Love Australia Or Leave', were both treated to a platform on SBS as part of their *cough* vigorous exploration of the vital >
> issue "What Should 100% Dinky-Di True-Blue Aussies Do About Those F*cking Refugees?". Kinda like PHONy Hanson on Dancing W The Stars (but w less dancing), or @sunriseon7, or perhaps @adamgiles' "mate" Blair Cottrell on ABC or @SkyNewsAust ...
... meaning: legitimisation/normalisation of racist & xenophobic discourse proceeds from top as well as bottom, & 'racism as entertainment' may be found on 4chan as well as TV; on the streets, along w the parliamentary bench. Both elite & popular prejudice must be fought.
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