Mass murderer makes Nazi salute at parole hearing — Analysis
After only a decade behind bars, Anders Breivik, the Norwegian mass killer, has been brought before a parole panel. The extremist, who killed 77, gave a Nazi salute as he called for an end to a “genocide” against white nations.
Breivik appeared before a Norwegian judge Tuesday for a parole hearing. The judge will determine whether Breivik should be freed early.
As he entered court, the far-right extremist made a Nazi salute and made a white supremacist sign using his fingers.
He was dressed in a dark suit, and shaved his head. Then he began to display homemade signs in English that contained the following words: “Stop your genocide against our white nations”And “Nazi-Civil-War.”
Breivik described his self, amongst other things as: “Party Secretary for the Nordic State,”He was being asked to identify himself to the judge. He was stopped by the judge before he could present all his titles.
Huldah Karlsdottir, the public prosecutor, told Reuters that Breivik was being kept in prison to safeguard society.
Breivik first started to show posters when Karlsdottir presented her arguments why he should be kept in prison. “Breivik, stop with those posters,”The judge stated. “I do not want that during the prosecutor’s introductory speech.”
A maximum sentence of 21 years is currently being served on the mass killer. It can be increased if necessary.
Randi Rosenqvist (prison psychiatrist) spoke to Verdens Gang and stated that her assessment of Breivik has not changed in the past three years. Her conclusion was that Breivik had been murdered. “would again be able to carry out acts of violence if he found it opportune.”
The far-right extremist, who now goes by the name Fjotolf Hansen, committed Norway’s worst peacetime atrocity in July 2011.
Breivik set off a car bomb that killed eight people in Oslo, an area populated with government offices. He then traveled to Utøya island and gunned down 69 people, most of them teenagers, at a Labor Party youth camp.
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