Norway: Breivik criminally responsible (media)

A psychiatric evaluation has determined that the perpetrator of the deadly attacks of July 22 in Norway, Anders Breivik, was not criminally responsible, the Western media reported on Tuesday.

Before publishing their report on the mental state of Breivik, psychiatrists and Synne Sorheim Torgeir Husby spoke with him 12 times. The two doctors had initially until November 1 to submit their findings to the Norwegian court, but they managed to get an extension.

The double attack in Norway on July 22 made ​​a total of 77 victims, 68 were shot on the island of Utoeya and eight died in the blast which was triggered near the headquarters of the Norwegian government in Oslo.

Police arrested the Norwegian Anders Breivik Behring (32), who admitted the allegations, but plead guilty. He introduced himself as a “crusader” against the Islamisation of Europe, describing his actions as “cruel” but “necessary.”

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