25 Aug 2020

Father of mosque shooting victim forgives killer

From First Up, 5:43 am on 25 August 2020

A father whose son died during the Christchurch mosque attacks will be one of the last to give his victim impact statement during the sentencing this week. Fourteen year old, Sayyad Milne was shot in the Al Noor mosque and his dad John Milne plans to tell the terrorist he has forgiven him in a statement he will give in two days time. Eleisha Foon spoke to John Milne outside of court about grief, healing and the court process.