Norwegian mass murderer Anders Breivik says his prison is inhumane

Anders Breivik salutes at his trial in Oslo in August. Photo: AP

Norwegian mass murderer Anders Breivik, who is serving a 21-year sentence for killing 77 people, has complained that he is being held in inhumane conditions and is being denied freedom of expression.

Saturday, 10 November, 2012, 3:00am

Breivik bound for 'specially equipped' Norwegian prison after verdict

A workspace at Ila jail, with a restricted computer.Photo: AP

Regardless of whether an Oslo court sentences him to prison or closed psychiatric care today, Norwegian gunman Anders Behring Breivik is set to spend his days at a specially-adapted high-security prison.

24 Aug 2012 - 12:10pm

Talking points

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29 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Should the views of killers be publicised as in the Norway massacre?

Melody Cheung, 16, St Paul's Secondary School

The massacre in Norway in July, in which scores of young people were gunned down at a summer youth camp, shocked people around the globe. The lone gunman's action has reached far beyond the borders of Norway. Why? Because his hateful views have been widely publicised.

27 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Oslo killer's rant against former governor Patten

Norwegian killer Anders Behring Breivik condemned former Hong Kong governor Chris Patten because he argued for better relations with the Arab world when he was a member of the European Commission.

31 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Wreathed in tears

In response to an internet appeal for a 'rose rally', 150,000 people attended a mass vigil outside Oslo Cathedral for the victims of terror suspect Anders Behring Breivik. Queues snaked outside florist shops, whose staff battled to meet demand. Within hours a carpet of bouquets, candles and flags covered the square outside the cathedral.

27 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Who said it?

Many politicians in Hong Kong are capricious

Secretary for Constitutional Affairs Stephen Lam Sui-lung, on lawmakers' attacks on the government's by-elections plan

It was a shock to learn about it. I have not recovered yet

The unnamed father of the man charged with Friday's massacre in Norway, Anders Behring Breivik (above)

25 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Who said it?

One of the questions the Republican Party is going to have to ask itself is 'Can they say yes to anything?'

US President Barack Obama after House speaker John Boehner abruptly broke off talks over the debt ceiling

I could hear his breathing from the top of the rock

24 Jul 2011 - 12:00am