Anders Breivik silent as he arrived in court: Went out to the press bench to be photographed
Vibeke Buan | Aftenposten | Published: 06.feb. 2012 (12:40) Updated: 06.feb. 2012 (12:40)
12-02-06: Anders Behring Breivik Arrives in Court (00:46)
The terror accused were led into the courtroom in Oslo Courthouse at 24:35, flanked by two policemen.
He was wearing a dark suit, and looked to belong to the bench as he sat looking down, before he went to the bench press to be photographed.
The terror suspect has agreed to let himself be photographed and filmed on the way in and out of the courtroom.
Also the right psychiatrist Terje Tørrissen, which is one of the two new experts who are appointed, are present in the courtroom.
Want to say something about the question of guilt
Behring Anders Breivik (32), according to his defenders have prepared a speech he wants to keep under restraint the meeting.
During the previous face imprisonment, was the terror suspect stopped several times by the judge when he would talk to the bereaved and survivors who sat in the audience.
- He is preparing to say something about the question of guilt. What it is in the details, I know nothing about, said Geir defender Lippestad before the weekend.
Last before the trial
Today's incarceration is the last meeting before the trial against him Santander Behring Breivik begins 16 april.
Police ask today about 12 more weeks in custody, but no further restrictions.
The meeting is the second open to the aggrieved party, the public and press. 103 survivors and survivors, including legal guardians, have announced that they will attend the meeting. 23 legal aid lawyers will also be present.
Large press turnout
In addition, 63 journalists from home and abroad accredited to follow incarceration meeting.
Among them are several foreign media, including the British BBC, the German Der Spiegel and the ARD, Radio France and the Spanish RNE.
Several international news agencies like Reuters, AP, AFP and Bloomberg News will also cover the imprisonment.
The ruling is expected to arrive at 14.30.
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Breivik did right-wing message in the courtroom
Espen Eide, Olav Haugan & Kristian Ervik | TV2 | 06.02.2012 14.21
Oslo City Court / OSLO (TV 2): 32-year-old smiled as he entered the courtroom and made a kind of greeting with hands.
Just after 12:30 pm arrived terrorist accused Anders Breivik Behring courtroom 828 in the Oslo District Court. Breivik was wearing a black suit, white shirt and bright blue tie.
32-year-old was led into the courtroom wearing handcuffs by several police officers. The terror suspect showed his handcuffs in a kind of greeting before being shown to their assigned role along with its defenders.
According to defense Geir Lippestad this was a form of a right-wing message.
- It was a greeting as he told us about the arrest just before he went up that he wanted to give. One type of right-wing message, said defense attorney told reporters after the hearing.
Lippestad said that he does not know who the greeting this might be or what it meant.
Having sat down, he looked out over the crowd of victims, their families and the large press corps. Breivik had undertaken a smile throughout the hearing and alternated with to look around and look down at the table.
Read out the speech
Precise clock 12:40 was set right and the photographers had to leave the room. As the district court lifted the ban that the minutes are common in prison meetings, the press pass on what is happening and being said in the courtroom.
District Court judge began by presenting the parties to the case before Breivik spoke when asked if anyone had any comments.
The suspect spoke calmly and clearly, and said that he wanted to explain why he did not acknowledge guilt for the mass killings in Oslo and Utøya.
Wanted War Cross
He then asked the judge if he could get a minute to explain why. He then proceeded to read from a speech he had written in advance.
Here he spoke about why he did not acknowledge guilt.
He gave enough once stated that he believes the judge is not competent because she has received its mandate from a system that supports multiculturalism.
- I am a militant nationalist. I represent the Norwegian Indigenous Peoples. We in the Norwegian resistance movement is not going to sit still and see that we are made to a minority in their own capital and country, said Breivik.
He suggested that the military assigns him the highest honors of war is the War Cross with three swords.
Laughter from the audience
Breivik said the attacks against the Labor government was an attack against the country be you. He is allowed to continue without being interrupted by the judge.
It was during his speech at the question of guilt that Behring Breivik defended their actions, but denied culpability.
After a brief exams to why he denied guilt demanded he be immediately released.
Immediately after Breivik's claim for release broke out a short laugh from belonging to the bench, where several of the survivors and relatives of Utøya sitting.
After Breivik had finished speaking, was prosecutor Christian Hatlo word. He asked for continued detention of the accused when the police believe there may be recurrence risk. At the same time set Breivik quietly with folded hands and listening to what was said.
Called the report ridiculous
After Hatlo was done was defend Geir Lippestad word before the accused even asked to be allowed to comment on the psychiatric evaluation by the assessors.
- Will I be allowed to make a comment? I want to comment on the expert report, I get permission to do so? I'm trying to write a feature article on the expert report, which I think is absolutely ridiculous, he said.
- It must be very short, black Judge Wenche Fliflet Gjelsten.
- When I come back to it, said Breivik. Then the court adjourned.
Breivik start calling expert report for ridicule before he is interrupted by Judge Fliflet Gjelsten.
After this, the court adjourned and Breivik brought out of the courtroom.
Indictment proposal is clearly
Monday's detention was the last meeting before the trial that starts 16 april.
The police send their indictments Monday against proposals Behring Anders Breivik to prosecutors to bring the case, according to NTB.
After this, the two prosecutors who have been responsible for the terror case, Svein Holden and Inga Bejer Engh, review the charges and evidence collection before the case is forwarded to the Director of Public Prosecutions who will be responsible for final approval.
During incarceration meeting on Monday hinted prosecutor Christian Hatlo that the charges will come in February-March.
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