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Breivik: Mass Slaughter Was 'Self-Defense'

As his trial began in Oslo today, Anders Behring Breivik told the court that the slaughter of 77 people in Norway was a matter of... self-defense. "I acknowledge the acts but do not plead guilty, and I claim I was doing it in self-defense," he said. Upon entering the courtroom,...
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Anders Behring Breivik's lawyers have argued that he acted on his political beliefs and therefore is sane and should be acquitted

News : The Coming Crisis (3 years ago)

The defence team for mass killer Anders Behring Breivik have told his trial in Norway he should be considered sane and that he should be acquitted. Breivik's main lawyer, Geir Lippestad, said his client had been driven by extreme po... Read Post

Anders Behring Breivik trial - live updates

News : Guardian News Blog (3 years ago)

Anders Behring Breivik has pleaded not guilty and rejected the authority of the court on the first day of his trial for killing 77 people in Norway last summer 9.57am: The court has resumed after a short break. Before the prosecutor... Read Post

Anders Behring Breivik: Norway Attack 'Was Self-Defence'

News : The Coming Crisis (3 years ago)

Anders Behring Breivik, the man accused of last year's terror attack in Norway, has pleaded not guilty but told the court he "acknowledges the acts", and he acted in "self-defence". At the start of his trial in Oslo, he made a far-r... Read Post

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