anders behring breivik
After the Christchurch attack, New Zealand faces the question of how to deny the accused shooter a platform to spread hate.
The Christchurch massacre was built on existing far-right memes that fueled a live-streaming gunman's viral aspirations.
The law would go into effect about a decade after the 2011 mass shooting on Utoya island. Norway hasn't had another mass shooting since then.
The court determined the killer has "not been, subjected to torture or inhuman or degrading treatment.”
Unni Turrettini's book The Mystery of the Lone Wolf Killer: Anders Behring Breivik and the Threat of Terror in Plain Sight (Pegasus Books, November16, 2015) impressed me with its extensive research and insights that she has on the motivations of that deadliest of killers, the lone wolf.
All told, The Mystery of the Lone Wolf Killer is compelling, frightening and worth reading. Her take is even handed, sometimes
Three days ago, on July 22—five years to the day of Anders Behring Breivik’s mass killing of seventy-seven people in Norway
Is ISIS medieval? However much ISIS is committed to returning the world to the seventh century, their atrocities have a more complicated genealogy that stretches from the beheadings of the Middle Ages through the tortures of 18th-century France all the way up to the present day.
We've been told that terrorism is hard to fight because while you can kill a person, it is hard to kill an idea. By the same token, terrorists can kill people, but also fail to destroy ideas.
Current year's Eid al-Adha calls for a conversation among Muslims and all global citizens. We intend to prompt the global conscientiousness regarding the need to help the needy as well as confront those committing crimes against their fellow man and our shared earth.
"Through the atrocities he committed, Anders Breivik put to test our democracy and our legal institutions," wrote Ottersen
Kristian Vikernes, who is also a convicted murderer from Norway, had in the past received a copy of a manifesto from Breivik