Norway mass killer salutes as appears in court

Reuters News
Posted: Apr 16, 2012 3:24 AM
Norway mass killer salutes as appears in court

OSLO (Reuters) - The Norwegian anti-Islam militant Anders Behring Breivik who massacred 77 people in July arrived under heavy armed guard at an Oslo courthouse on Monday, lifting his arm in what he has called a rightist salute as his trial began.

"I do not recognize the Norwegian courts. You have received your mandate from political parties which support multiculturalism", Breivik told the court. "I do not acknowledge the authority of the court."

Breivik, 33, has admitted setting off a car bomb that killed eight people at government headquarters in Oslo, then massacring 69 in a shooting spree at an island summer camp for Labour Party youths.

Enough's Enough
Walter E. Williams

(Reporting by Oslo newsroom, Editing by Alistair Scrutton)