New Zealand mosque shooting: Australian senator Fraser Anning blames terror attack on ‘increasing Muslim presence’

Fraser Anning, who is known for his incendiary rhetoric, said the attacks should not be blamed on nationalism but on New Zealand’s migration policy.

“I am utterly opposed to any form of violence within our community, and I totally condemn the actions of the gunman,” Mr Anning said.

“However, while this kind of violent vigilantism can never be justified, what it highlights is the growing fear within our community, both in Australia and New Zealand, of the increasing Muslim presence.

Governments take heed: Play stupid identity politics games with your citizens, win stupid prizes.