Man Haron Monis

System failed to track Sydney gunman: PM

Australia’s prime minister acknowledged Wednesday that the nation’s security system failed to keep track of a gunman responsible for a deadly siege at a Sydney cafe, and promised a transparent investigation into why the man was not on any terror watch list despite having a long criminal history. Man Haron[…]

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Sydney gunman named as Iranian refugee

A gunman holding about 15 hostages in a Sydney cafe is a fringe radical with a criminal record, news reports say. The 49-year-old named Man Haron Monis came to Australia as a refugee from Iran in 1996, The Australian newspaper reports. The man reportedly came to police attention after he[…]

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