Anders Breivik: I Want a Medal for Shootings
Says victims were ' committing cultural destruction of Norwegian culture'
By Kevin Spak, Newser User
Posted Feb 6, 2012 11:23 AM CST
Anders Behring Breivik, a right-wing extremist who confessed to a bombing and mass shooting that killed 77 people on July 22, 2011, arrives for a detention hearing today in Oslo, Norway.   (AP Photo/Lise Aserud, Scanpix Norway)

(Newser) – A smirking Anders Behring Breivik appeared in court in Oslo today and demanded a medal for the shooting rampage that killed 77 people. Breivik called the people he'd killed at the Labor Party youth camp "traitors" and demanded to be released, the AP reports. The attacks "were preventive attacks on people committing cultural destruction of Norwegian culture and Norwegian ethnicity," he said, according to Reuters. "I acknowledge the acts, but I plead not guilty."

"The ethnic Norwegians will be a minority in Oslo in the next 10 years," he went on, reading from prepared remarks. "It is a fact. I represent Norwegian resistance." The remarks came during a custody hearing, which are required periodically to keep Norwegian prisoners in jail. About 100 survivors of the attacks and relatives of its victims were in attendance. "It wasn't good that he got to say what he wanted to say," said one 16-year-old survivor. "It made me irritated."

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Feb 7, 2012 4:35 PM CST
'Countries should contain their own people with people who work in trade and holiday as an exception, no need for a foreigner to work an office job in my country when he can work in his own.' 'If i had just the slighest percentage of Breiviks courage to stand up for what he believes in, not thinking of the consequences, i'd do the same..' 'This guy will always surprise me in a good way 10/10' 'It's a start, it was bold and he's getting the attention he needs now.' 'If only people in America were so brave, we could get something done.' 'He slaughtered down children which had no chance of defending themselves. Mostly white ones. Not communists, not even leftists, just children who happened to be members of the youth wing of the Labour Party - Norway's biggest political party with support from among 30% of the voters.' 'His murders were to stop the grim future where Norway will become just as infested and violent as other multicultural societies.' 'He should be treated as a captured soldier He IS the embodiment of a civil war' 'When are you going to realize that culture is NOT important, that is ancient belief, always based on blindly idiocracy or blind belief on stuff that are not actually needed for humans , we dont need culture from different kinds of people.' 'I hope Breivik will die in prison and if he is set free one day I will hunt him down and kill him slowly and painfully.' 'Breivik not only has balls but also has brains, he was the kid who stood up for others when they were bullied, he alone planned and funded his strikes against the liberals and Marxist race traitors. He has shown that there are those who will not bow down to multiculturalism propaganda. This revolution is only just beginning, I can't wait to see a Breivik of the UK come forth.' 'The media has done well manipulating the crowd, so anyone that says they support Anders´ ideology, will be stamped as a crazy person. I have taken my opninions to the biggest newspapers in Norway, and gotten both positive and negative feedback.' 'They gave the Nobel Peace Prize to Obama, despite the fact that thousands of innocent civilians are killed daily by the drone strikes his administration authorized and extended after Bush's presidential term. Why not give him a medal?' These do not represent my opinions but are sourced from a reliable debate in which members of the world were able to share their views upon Anders Breivik's actions and agenda. This particular article was the instigator of the debate.
Feb 7, 2012 12:28 PM CST
Just lock him in his cell and throw away the key.
Feb 7, 2012 4:55 AM CST
Only the beginning!!