O manifesto de extrema-direita do terrorista da Nova Zelândia
Segundo algumas fontes, grupos brasileiros de extrema-direita estão tentando distorcer os fatos ocorridos na Nova Zelândia, afirmando que o terrorista que matou dezenas de pessoas era de “esquerda”.
Não era. O australiano Brenton Tarrant, 28 anos, assinou manifesto de extrema-direita pouco antes de cometer o atentado.
A íntegra do manifesto pode ser lida aqui, em inglês.
Se aparecer uma tradução em português ou espanhol, favor publiquem nos comentários.
Abaixo, artigo do The Guardian, um dos principais jornais do mundo, sobre o atentado. A imprensa brasileira, por motivos ainda não muito claros, não está pondo em evidência a ideologia do terrorista.
On The Guardian
Far-right ideology detailed in Christchurch shooting ‘manifesto’
Document consists of rant about white genocide and desire to create atmosphere of fear for Muslims
By Lisa Martin @LMARTI
Fri 15 Mar 2019 11.11 GMT
First published on Fri 15 Mar 2019 08.46 GMT
A man identifying himself as a suspect in the Christchurch mosque attacks published a “manifesto” outlining his motivations in which he espoused far-right and anti-immigrant ideology.
The man says he is called Brenton Tarrant, a 28-year-old born in Australia. The 74-page document, called The Great Replacement, consists of a rant about white genocide and lists various aims, including the creation of “an atmosphere of fear” against Muslims.
The document, which suggests an obsession with violent uprisings against Islam, claims the suspect had “brief contact” with the Norwegian mass-murderer Anders Breivik and that Breivik gave his “blessing” to the attack.
Police have not confirmed that Tarrant is one of the men in custody over the shooting. They say one man has been charged.
Australia’s prime minister, Scott Morrison, confirmed that an Australian had been arrested in New Zealand, and said he had been briefed on the document, describing it as “a work of hate”.
The “manifesto” does not identify the suspect as an Australian. “The origins of my language is European, my culture is European, my political beliefs are European, my philosophical beliefs are European, my identity is European and, most importantly, my blood is European,” it says.
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The document introduces its author as having grown up in a working-class, low-income family. “I am just a regular white man, from a regular family, who decided to take a stand to ensure a future for my people,” it says. “My parents are of Scottish, Irish and English stock. I had a regular childhood, without any great issues.”
In a question-and-answer section of the document, the author claims he was not seeking fame and was a “private and mostly introverted person”.
He describes himself as an ethnonationalist and a fascist.
The author says the attack had been planned for two years and that though New Zealand was not the original choice for the attack, the Christchurch location was scoped out three months in advance.
“I only arrived to New Zealand to live temporarily whilst I planned and trained, but I soon found out that New Zealand was as target rich of an environment as anywhere else in the west,” it says.
The suspect wanted to send a message that “nowhere in the world is safe”, according to the document, and the choice of weapon – firearms – was designed to gain maximum publicity.
“I chose firearms for the effect it would have on social discourse, the extra media coverage they would provide and the effect it could have on the politics of United States and thereby the political situation of the world,” it says.