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Norway Gunman Questioned About Militant Group

Posted April 18th, 2012 at 9:35 am (UTC-5)
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The gunman on trial for killing 77 people in Norway last year grew frustrated Wednesday with questioning about the militant group to which he has claimed membership. In the third day of his trial, Anders Behring Breivik said he helped found Knights Templar in 2001, but he accused a prosecutor of trying to “sow doubt” […]

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Norway Killer Says He Would Do it Again

Posted April 17th, 2012 at 11:50 am (UTC-5)
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The gunman on trial for killing 77 people in Norway last year described his killings as a “preventative” attack committed in order to avoid a wider civil war, adding that he would do it all over again. In a lengthy address to the court Tuesday, Anders Behring Breivik said he was defending his country by […]

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Norway Gunman Breivik Admits Massacre But Pleads Not Guilty

Posted April 16th, 2012 at 5:50 am (UTC-5)
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The Norwegian right-wing militant who admitting to killing 77 people in attacks last July has pleaded not guilty in court to terror and murder charges, saying he was acting in self-defense. After rejecting the court’s authority, Anders Behring Breivik Monday admitted to setting off a car bomb in Oslo and committing a shooting massacre at […]

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Guatemalan Man Receives 6,000-Year Sentence for War Atrocities

Posted March 13th, 2012 at 7:00 am (UTC-5)
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An ex-Guatemalan soldier has been sentenced to 6,060 years in prison for his role in the 1982 massacre of 201 people. A court sentenced Pedro Pimentel to 30 years in prison for each of the 201 victims, plus 30 years for crimes against humanity. The sentence is largely symbolic, since the maximum prison term under […]

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No Jail Time Possible for Confessed Norwegian Killer

Posted March 7th, 2012 at 9:15 am (UTC-5)
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The 33-year-old man who confessed to Norway’s worst peacetime massacre may not face time behind bars. Prosecutors Wednesday formally charged Anders Behring Breivik with murder and terrorism for the July 2011 bombing and shooting rampage that left 77 people dead. The murder charges call for a maximum sentence of 21 years in prison, but prosecutors […]

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Guinea Charges Official Over 2009 Stadium Massacre

Posted February 9th, 2012 at 10:00 am (UTC-5)
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A Guinean court has filed charges against a government official for his alleged role in the 2009 massacre of anti-government demonstrators. Colonel Moussa Tiegboro Camara is the highest-level official to be charged in connection with the crackdown, in which government forces fired on people protesting the military junta that ruled Guinea at the time. More […]

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Court Orders New Psychiatric Evaluation of Norway Gunman

Posted January 13th, 2012 at 8:15 am (UTC-5)
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A Norwegian court has ordered a new psychiatric evaluation for the confessed gunman in last year’s shooting massacre. A judge in Oslo called Friday for the evaluation to determine the criminal responsibility of the gunman, Anders Behring Breivik. The judge said two new psychiatrists were named to perform the evaluation. Earlier this month, some victims […]

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Lawyers Call for New Evaluation of Norway Gunman

Posted January 5th, 2012 at 1:15 pm (UTC-5)
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Lawyers for some of the victims of last year’s shooting massacre in Norway have called for a new evaluation of the gunman, saying doctors monitoring him have seen no signs of paranoid schizophrenia and have not medicated him. A court in Oslo released a letter from the lawyers this week. The court is to decide […]

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Norwegian Mass Killer Declared Insane

Posted November 29th, 2011 at 11:00 am (UTC-5)
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Court-appointed psychiatrists have declared Norwegian mass killer Anders Behring Breivik criminally insane. The psychiatric evaluation found the confessed killer was insane when he set off a car bomb in Oslo, and went on a shooting rampage at a youth summer camp, killing 77 people earlier this year. Prosecutors said Tuesday that they will recommend the […]

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Poland Arrests 19 People in Norway Massacre Case

Posted October 13th, 2011 at 3:15 pm (UTC-5)
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Polish officials say police have arrested 19 people on suspicion of producing and possessing bomb-making materials and providing them to confessed Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik. Poland’s Internal Security Agency made the announcement Thursday and said the arrests were part of a wider investigation by Norwegian police. Polish police were able to locate many […]

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