Remember the Anders Behring Breivik character???? Well apparently, ole boy who was responsible for killing all those babies in Connecticut was a fan and trying “emulate” his massacre in Norway. Via CNN: The shooting spree at Sandy Hook Elementary School
Adam Lanza was motivated in his shooting spree of Sandy Hook Elementary School by violent video games and an admiration of Norway spree shooter Anders Behring Breivik, law enforcement officials said. Lanza killed six adults and 20 children at the Connecticut elementary school in the days before Christmas break, but he may have aimed to [...]Show More Summary
There were few education-related stories among the many "best feature stories of 2012" roundups that I skimmed (on Longform, Longread, etc.), but this GQ piece (The Anders Behring Breivik Story) about the summer camp massacre in Norway...Show More Summary
The journal n+1 just published this piece by Julia Gronnevet about her experience covering the trial of Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik for the Associated Press. Different shooter, different country, but some eerily resonant details and (obviously) the question of mental illness. Show More Summary
Anders Behring Breivik, the man who killed 77 people in Norway last year in an wide-scale spree murder, does not like prison, thank you very much. Breivik, 33, killed eight people in a bomb attack on government buildings in Oslo in July of 2011, before targeting a Workers’ Youth League camp on the island of Utøya, in [...]Show More Summary
Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik accused prison officers of trying to drive him to suicide in conditions he describes as "a mini Abu Ghraib."
Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik isn't done complaining about his life in prison : Now he says prison officers are trying to drive him to suicide in conditions he describes as "a mini Abu Ghraib," with strict security regimes and unpredictable guards. What makes it so Abu Ghraib-like? Well, Breivik...
BERLIN (Reuters) - Anders Behring Breivik, who slaughtered 77 people in Norway last year, has written to a far-right gang member in Germany charged with helping in a series of racist killings, calling her a hero of national resistance, a German magazine reported. Show More Summary
Described as "Russia's Breivik"—a reference to Anders Behring Breivik, the Norwegian mass shooter who killed 77 in 2011—Dmitry Vinogradov already is being linked in Russian press to the bête noire of violent video games, Manhunt, as authorities probe a workplace shooting that left six dead in Moscow. More »
Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik, who confessed to killing 77 people in a bomb and gun rampage, has complained that he is being held in inhumane conditions and is being denied freedom of expression. "He has written a long complaint that he is being held in a section with...
(Reuters) - A Turkish-German actress will read out Norwegian mass-murderer Anders Behring Breivik's bizarre courtroom speech in German theatres next month in an effort to highlight the widespread prevalence of far-right ideology in Europe.Swiss...Show More Summary
Support from far-Right for Norwegian who massacred 77 to 'protect' Europe from Islam One-Minute Read LAST UPDATED AT 10:06 ON Sun 2 Sep 2012 ANDERS BEHRING BREIVIK, who will probably spend the rest of his life in jail for the massacre...Show More Summary
Last Friday, upon receiving the maximum possible penalty for murdering 77 people in and near Oslo a year ago, Anders Behring Breivik smiled. The prison sentence—21 years initially, but indefinitely extendable for as long as Breivik is deemed...Show More Summary
Written by Homer Throughout the history of mankind, admirable deeds and tragic sacrifices have been made in the name of patriotism. We know there’s a reason why Russians call their country Mother Russia, why the 4th of July is a national holiday in the United States, and why Inter Milan and AS Roma soccer fans [...]
Last week Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik received the maximum sentence under Norwegian law - 21 years (the sentence can be extended indefinitely if Breivik is deemed a threat after serving his time). David Dow supports the punishment: The...
Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik was found guilty (and sane) last week. There is an excellent article on Breivik and his ultra right ideology by Matthew Feldman on the BBC website. Feldman (a Reader in History at Teeside University) is an expert on fascist ideology and the far right. Feldman notes the “Lone Wolf” [...]
In a case that tested Norway’s proud tradition of liberal justice to its limit, a five-judge panel in Oslo decided anti-Islamic mass killer Anders Behring Breivik was more evil than sick and sentenced him to the maximum 21 years in prison. The decision, coming more than four months after his trial began, was greeted with [...]
The European right has widely rebuked Anders Behring Breivik for his violence, but also thinks the Norwegian killer made a fair point, reports Reuters. Many European conservatives—like Italian politician Mario Borghezio—were already echoing the language of extremists like Breivik to criticize the growing Muslim presence there. "Not all...
(Reuters) - Norwegian mass killer Anders Behring Breivik may have failed to ignite a race war with Muslims, but he succeeded in stoking anxieties about the stability of Europe's increasingly diverse societies.Though his talk of an international...Show More Summary