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May 16, 2012
I thought they (the attackers) were exchanging messages but realizing he was alone, I think the scream was actually a battle cry.
Utoeya Island massacre survivor Ingvild Leren Stensrud • Describing what she saw and heard, the day Anders Behring Breivik attacked Oslo and Utoeya, while testifying in the Norwegian killer’s trial. Stenstrud survived the attack, with a gun shot to the left thigh, after being knocked over — and subsequently covered by — the body of another victim. Glenn Martin Waldenstroem, who survived being shot in the face, asked that Breivik be removed from the room before he testified. With Anders gone, Waldenstroem told the court that the killer “looked angry and smiled simultaneously.” source (viafollow)
13:36 // 2 years ago
November 14, 2011
Judge: Norway mass-shooting suspect not insane, fit for trial
Anders Behring Breivik wasn’t allowed to speak at a hearing Monday, the first public hearing since the July bombing and mass shooting that killed 77 people. The hearing drew more than 500 people. The judge, Torkjel Nesheim, was quick to decide on his sanity (and also noted that he most assuredly acted alone), but would not let him recite a prepared statement for the hearing. ”This was not the main trial where he gets to explain himself,” the judge said. “I did not want to give him the opportunity to use this hearing as a platform for him to express his views.” (Check our Tumbl-Zine for more background on this story.) source
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Anders Behring Breivik wasn’t allowed to speak at a hearing Monday, the first public hearing since the July bombing and mass shooting that killed 77 people. The hearing drew more than 500 people. The judge, Torkjel Nesheim, was quick to decide on his sanity (and also noted that he most assuredly acted alone), but would not let him recite a prepared statement for the hearing. ”This was not the main trial where he gets to explain himself,” the judge said. “I did not want to give him the opportunity to use this hearing as a platform for him to express his views.” (Check our Tumbl-Zine for more background on this story.) source

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10:49 // 2 years ago
July 30, 2011
11:45 // 3 years ago
July 27, 2011
So yeah, holy crap. Anders Behring Breivik may not have acted alone. We’ll keep an eye on this as it develops. Please disregard this tweet, Norwegian police offered up inaccurate info.

So yeah, holy crap. Anders Behring Breivik may not have acted alone. We’ll keep an eye on this as it develops. Please disregard this tweet, Norwegian police offered up inaccurate info.

3:12 // 3 years ago
July 25, 2011
buzzfeed:

How sinister looking.
[The First Photo Of Anders Breivik After Norway Terror Attacks]

A bizarrely normal photo of a truly sinister human being.

buzzfeed:

How sinister looking.

[The First Photo Of Anders Breivik After Norway Terror Attacks]

A bizarrely normal photo of a truly sinister human being.

11:12 // 3 years ago
It is clear that there is concrete information that a public hearing with the suspect present could quickly lead to an extraordinary and very difficult situation in terms of the investigation and security.
Judge Kim Heer • Explaining why he chose not to allow the hearing for Norway suspect Anders Behring Breivik to be publicized. To put it simply, we’re 100% behind this idea. Breivik basically did what he did to promote his controversial views, and by closing off the hearing, you prevent those views from getting a voice that carries further. That’s why he wanted to speak in public. He wanted the world to hear what he had to say. A good move on the Norwegian judge’s part all around. source (viafollow)
9:50 // 3 years ago
July 24, 2011
motherjones:

As Salon’s Glenn Greenwald points out, could you imagine any US politician saying that, ever?

Fascinating thing to say — for any leader.

motherjones:

As Salon’s Glenn Greenwald points out, could you imagine any US politician saying that, ever?

Fascinating thing to say — for any leader.

14:36 // 3 years ago
9:39 // 3 years ago
July 22, 2011

brooklynmutt:

After the Oslo blast: Raw first-person sights and sounds from Norway’s capital

Stokes Young writes:

This video clip is from British broadcaster Channel 4’s YouTube channel. From all of the stills and video I’ve seen from the event so far, I expect this to define “aftermath” in my memory of this event. As is so often the case in video footage, it’s the audio that punches home the meaning.

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17:10 // 3 years ago