Breivik ‘now opposes violence’: lawyer

Mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik said he does not support the use of violence anymore, on Tuesday, the third anniversary of the July 22nd massacre in Norway.

Breivik 'now opposes violence': lawyer
Anders Behring Breivik in court after his sentence announced in 2012. Photo: Heiko Junge / NTB scanpix.

Breivik's defence lawyer Tord made the announcement as memorial services take place across Norway.

Jordet told Radio Norge: "Breivik has now become very clear on that he doesn't support the use of violence and that he doesn't encourage others to perform violent actions."

Tuesday is the third anniversary marking Anders Behring Breivik's terror massacre in Oslo and Utøya.

Breivik is currently serving a life sentence in Skien prison where he is held in isolation.

Jordet also commented on what he claimed were the unfair conditions of Breivik's captivity. He said: "I guess no one imagined a situation where Breivik would be kept isolated over such a long time, or that extensive restrictions, such as sending letters, would be placed on him."

Tord Jordet
Tord Jordet, Anders Breivik's lawyer. Photo: Håkon Mosvold Larsen / NTB scanpix

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