October 22, 2021

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‘I have only one choice’: mother of Christchurch victim forgives killer

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Janna Ezat, whose son Hussein Al-Umari was one of 51 people killed in 2019’s  Christchurch shooting, came face-to-face with the gunman in court, telling 29-year-old Australian Brenton Tarrant, she forgave him. "I have decided to forgive you, Mr Tarrant, because I don’t have hate, I don’t have revenge," she said during victim statements. "The damage is done. Hussein will never be here. I have only one choice: to forgive you."
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