The man who committed the New Zealand stabbing attack was a known threat. Now, the nation’s counterterrorism laws are under scrutiny. – The Washington Post

In May, he faced new charges in connection with those videos. A jury found him guilty, but because the videos didn’t contain violence, such as killings, that other Islamic State videos did, they weren’t classified as the worst kind of illicit material, the Associated Press reported. High Court Judge Sally Fitzgerald released him on a year’s supervision at an Auckland mosque after a leader pledged to assist him.