A New Zealand court today sentenced a man to 21 months in prison for sharing a video of the white-supremacist terrorist attacks that killed 51 people at two mosques in Christchurch.
As we noted in previous coverage, New Zealand and many other countries don’t have US-style free-speech protections. After the mosque shootings on March 15, New Zealand’s chief censor determined that a 17-minute video livestreamed during the shooting is objectionable under the country’s law.
“It’s illegal to have a copy of the video or document, or to share these with others,” the New Zealand government explained.
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