Tag: Killer

Chapel Hill killer jailed for life for 2015 murder of Muslim students

Craig Hicks in court in 2015Craig Hicks fatally shot newlyweds Deah Barakat, 23, and Yusor Mohammad, 21, and Yusor’s 19-year-old sister Razan Mohammad Abu-Salha in Chapel Hill.
He pleaded guilty to three counts of first-degree murder and was given three life sentences.
Hicks was not charged with hate crimes, despite the victims’ families insisting they were targeted for their religion….more: BBC

This is the face of New Zealand’s killer: Before the bloody car attack he heard the Chetnik song

تفاصيل جديدة حول الهجوم الإرهابي بنيوزيلندا ومنفذهBefore the blood-stained car accident, the killer listened to the music of the Balkan folk melosa. Serbian media claim it is a Chetnik song.
The attacker executed the massacre quietly, and the video was released on Facebook, but soon that social network was dislodged and blocked.
The man entered the mosque Al Nnoor on Friday about 13:30 local time, when Muslim worship prayers took place, and he opened fire. He fired more than 100 hits just inside the mosque.

The visit started with a car in the car and the phrase “Let the party start!” ……more: /dnevnik.hr

 

“I’d rather be killed than be a killer”: How the Assad regime erased peaceful protesters

The friends continued their peaceful protests and decided to offer roses with bottles of water to the soldiers. Hiba remembers when, one night, another prominent Daraya activist, Ghiath Mattar, came to their house with flowers and bottles of water and stayed up all night with Islam, writing messages in preparation for the demonstration the following day. She sends me a photo of a rose affixed to a water bottle with an elastic band, and a handwritten message from Islam to the soldiers: “We are Syrians, why are you killing us?”…more: newstatesman

Short Film: Watch ‘Slaughterbots,’ A Warning About the Future of Killer Bots

On Friday, the Future of Life Institute—an AI watchdog organization that has made a name for itself through its campaign to stop killer robots—released a nightmarish short film imagining a future where smart drones kill. The short is called ‘Slaughterbots,’ and it channels the near-future dystopias depicted in Black Mirror in an attempt to raise awareness about the dangers of autonomous weapons…more: motherboard.vice

 

Swedish school killer watched Nazi videos before attack …

The masked man armed with a swordA far-Right sympathiser brandishing a sword killed a teacher and student at a school in Sweden on Thursday, in what police called one of the worst events in the country’s history.  Wearing a Nazi helmet and a Darth Vader mask and holding a sword covered in blood, the killer appeared to be in Halloween costume to pupils who posed for pictures with him seconds before the attack….more: .telegraph

Selfie Incidents Have Killed More People Than Shark Attacks This Year

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The latest selfie fatality saw a 66-year-old Japanese tourist die after after falling down selfie shark graphstairs while attempting to take a photo at the Taj Mahal.

Incidents involving the phenomena are now at a toll of twelve this year, overtaking the eight deaths caused by shark attacks in 2015.

Some governments are recognising this danger and providing safety measures for people partaking in the craze…more: huffingtonpost