Breivik-linked party joins Norway government

From spats over halal meat in Danish schools to asylum seekers in Sweden, anger about immigration has fuelled the march of populist parties across Nordic countries, leading one such group to the brink of government in prosperous Norway.

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Breivik’s mother ‘sexualised’ him at four

“The mother and Anders sleep in the same bed at night with very close bodily contact,” psychologists from Norway’s centre for child and youth psychiatry (SSBU), reported after Breivik and his mother spent several weeks there in 1983.

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Reflections on the Richard Millet case

by Bernard-Henri Lévy, French philosopher and writer

Strangely enough, what I find most shocking in this Richard Millet affair (this editor at Editions Gallimard who caused a scandal in Paris by publishing “Eloge litteraire de Anders Breivik”) is not the … Read the rest

French author Richard Millet forced to resign from publishing committee over Breivik pamphlet

A writer who argued in an essay that Norway deserved mass-killer Anders Breivik has been forced to step down from a prestigious role with top French publishers Gallimard.

Richard Millet remains a Gallimard employee, the company stressed Friday, but he … Read the rest

French writer says Anders Breivik was ‘what Norway deserves’

Richard Millet, a respected French writer and editor, has sparked controversy for his comments on Anders Breivik, the Norwegian mass killer, whom he described as “without doubt what Norway deserves”.

Breivik was last week sentenced to 21 years in prison
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Anders Breivik the white Mandela

by Joseph Secrève

It’s been a week since the most notorious modern day mass murderer on Norwegian soil has been sentenced to 21 years, the maximum sentence the Norwegian state could offer. Given the severe nature of Breivik’s crimes – … Read the rest

Anders Breivik’s ideas ‘are almost mainstream in many European countries’

Anders Breivik in court in April 2012Norwegian 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 underground of killers – … Read the rest

Norway has to decide on Breivik’s sanity

As the trial of Anders Behring Breivik comes to an end, Norway is just starting to shape its future as a nation no longer isolated by its great wealth from a troubled outside world.

Survivors of Breivik’s massacre are waiting … Read the rest

Norway killer Breivik refuses to recognize court

(Reuters) – The Norwegian militant who massacred 77 people last summer gave a clenched-fist salute, smirked at the court and said he acted to defend his country against Muslims on the first day of a trial that threatens to turn … Read the rest