Anders Behring Breivik
Anders Behring Breivik (born 13 February 1979) is a Norwegian terrorist and was the perpetrator of the 2011 Norway attacks. The attacks began on 22 July 2011, when Breivik bombed the government buildings in Oslo, which caused eight deaths. Breivik then went on to carry out a mass shooting at a camp of the Workers' Youth League of the Labour Party, which ended in 69 deaths, most of whom were teenagers. He was charged with violating paragraph 147a of the Norwegian Criminal Code, which is "destabilising or destroying basic functions of society" and "creating serious fear in the population", acts of terrorism under the criminal law and ordered held for eight weeks; the first four in solitary confinement which was pending further court proceedings.
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- "Norway: Anders Behring Breivik claims 'two more cells'". BBC News. 25 July 2011. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-14280210. Retrieved 7 May 2012.
- Amland, Bjoern and MacDougall, Ian (29 July 2011). "A Week Later, Norway Mourns 77 Victims of Massacre". ABC News. http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory?id=14186416#.T6hc3uhumSo. Retrieved 7 May 2012.
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