Breivik Writes Fan Letter to Alleged Mass Killer
He urges German neo-Nazi to go 'political'
By Neal Colgrass, Newser Staff
Posted Nov 18, 2012 2:55 PM CST
This Friday Aug. 24, 2012 file photo shows mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik, making a salute after his arrival at the court room in Oslo.   (AP Photo/Heiko Junge / NTB scanpix, Pool)

(Newser) – Mass murderer Anders Breivik fired off a fan letter from prison earlier this year—to, you guessed it, an alleged mass murderer. Starting with "Dear Sister Beate," Breivik wrote an impassioned letter to Beate Zschäpe, who is suspected of aiding a neo-Nazi group in killing nine immigrants in Germany. Breivik praised her as a martyr "of the conservative revolution" and urged her to highlight her far-right “political motives” during her trial, report Reuters and the Independent.

"If you make it clear that you really are a militant nationalist, then you will be seen as a courageous heroine of national resistance who has done and sacrificed everything to stop multiculturalism and the Islamification of Germany," he wrote. How Breivik's letter got past officials at his prison isn't clear, but it never reached Zschäpe's jail cell in Cologne. Authorities believe she is the only remaining member of the National Socialist Underground, a terror cell that targeted Turkish and Greek street vendors in Germany. (Breivik wrote another letter in prison, complaining about conditions there.)

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Nov 22, 2012 1:40 PM CST
There's drugs and money and all sorts of stuff passed between inmates and their visitors every day in American prisons, and sometimes deals between inmates and those on the outside are made by the very men and women that supposedly house these leeches of society. How can anyone be surprised that 1. this guys' alive and 2. How that letter got out? Seems to me it's fairly simple. This information is purely based on some recent documentaries I've seen about the prison system though, so my facts are basically crap. lol. But I, like all the rest of us, have to base our facts on someone else's research or findings be it TV, online, word of mouth, books, etc. So how much credibility does a mere documentary have? I would say an inkling of truth, much like idioms do. A rolling stone gathers no moss - why? Cause its freakin' moving right? So there you have it. If the documentary has any ring of truth whatsoever then SOMEONE somewhere, on a regular basis, is moving goods in and out of prisons.... whoa I need sleep.
Nov 19, 2012 11:37 AM CST
He's probably penned a few letters to Bush and Cheney.
Nov 19, 2012 10:22 AM CST
y o y is breivik still alive?