Suspect in Norway Mosque Attack Smirks in Court Appearance

In a closed-door hearing, he did not admit guilt and asked to be set free, his lawyer said.

  • Published 12 August 2019

A Norwegian man suspected of killing his stepsister and then storming an Oslo mosque with a gun appeared in court with a smirk on his bruised face as evidence grew that he sought to emulate attacks by white supremacists in the U.S. and New Zealand. Security experts believe Philip Manshaus is the latest example of an extremist who was radicalized by far-right conspiracy theories spread online, particularly the "great replacement" theory, which falsely warns of… Read at AP News