Breivik: that salute again

2012-06-22 00:00

Anders Behring Breivik appears in court yesterday as his trial for killing 77 people in Norway last July entered its final phase. Later he made a nationalist salute in reaction to the prosecution’s closing arguments calling for him to be locked up in a mental ward instead of prison. Before his handcuffs were put back on and he was led out of the courtroom by police officers, Breivik stood up and touched a clenched right fist to his chest before stretching his arm out in a nationalist salute he had made on the first days of his trial in April. His lawyers had asked him to stop doing this. Breivik has been fighting to be declared sane, having admitted to the killings.

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