Mon, Dec 15, 2014, 09:12 PM
Man Haron Monis, who has been named as the Sydney siege gunman, is well-known to both police and the media. This video shows him at a previous protest. Man Haron Monis is an Iranian-Australian with a violent criminal record, including charges related to his ex-wife's murder, and he had previously achieved national infamy in Australia for sending taunting letters to the families of killed soldiers. But he has no known connection to extremist groups. Here's what we do and don't know about this situation.