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(It's a Good Life ...) Mass Killer's Norwegian Prison Cell Has Treadmill, Computer Access
Fox News ^ | August 22, 2012 | FoxNews.com

Posted on 08/22/2012 3:10:56 PM PDT by DogByte6RER

Mass killer's Norwegian prison cell has treadmill, computer access

Accused mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik's Norwegian prison cell is more spacious than most New York City apartments.

The confessed killer, who will receive his sentence Friday for killing 77 people in a bombing and shooting rampage at a youth camp, was transported Wednesday to Norway's Ila Prison, just outside Oslo.

The high-security prison offers Breivik not one, but three 86-square-foot cells. One cell functions as a bedroom, another as an exercise room, complete with treadmill, and the third is a study, where Breivik can use a laptop computer.

Officials at Oslo's Ila Prison say the goal is to eventually transfer Breivik to join other prisoners at section of the jail that offers access to a school that teaches from primary grades through university-level courses, a library, a gym, and allows inmates to work in the prison's various shops and participate in leisure activities. It's all about a philosophy of humane prison treatment and rehabilitation that forms the bedrock of the Scandinavian penal system.

"I like to put it this way: He's a human being. He has human rights. This is about creating a humane prison regime," said Ellen Bjercke, a spokeswoman for Ila Prison.

Since Breivik's guilt is not in question, the key decision for the Oslo district court Friday is whether to declare him insane after two psychiatric teams reached opposite conclusions on his mental health.

If found to be mentally fit, Breivik would face a sentence of "preventive detention." Unlike a regular prison sentence -- which can be no longer than 21 years in Norway -- that confinement option can be extended for as long as an inmate is considered dangerous to society. It also offers more programs and therapy than an ordinary prison sentence.

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Inside the cell of Norway massacre gunman Anders Breivik

Inside the cell of Norway massacre gunman Anders Breivik, Anders Breivik, who has admitted to the 2011 bombing and shooting massacre at a youth camp that left 77 people dead, arrived at Ila Prison, just outside Oslo, to a three-room cell that includes a study, an exercise room complete with treadmill and more.

August 22, 2012: A police vehicle with terror charged Anders Behring Breivik arrives at Ila Prison outside Oslo Norway.

Inside the cell of Norway massacre gunman Anders Breivik, Anders Breivik, who has admitted to the 2011 bombing and shooting massacre at a youth camp that left 77 people dead, arrived at Ila Prison, just outside Oslo, to a three-room cell that includes a study, an exercise room complete with treadmill and more.

Undated handout picture made available Wednesday Aug 22 2012 by Ila Prison showing one of the cells inside the prison just outside Oslo, Norway where terror charged Anders Behring Breivik has been held most of the time since the July 22 attacks in Oslo and at Utoya last year.

Inside the cell of Norway massacre gunman Anders Breivik, Anders Breivik, who has admitted to the 2011 bombing and shooting massacre at a youth camp that left 77 people dead, arrived at Ila Prison, just outside Oslo, to a three-room cell that includes a study, an exercise room complete with treadmill and more.

This undated handout picture made available Wednesday Aug 22 2012 by Ila Prison shows one of the cells inside the prison, which features a exercise equipment.

Inside the cell of Norway massacre gunman Anders Breivik, Anders Breivik, who has admitted to the 2011 bombing and shooting massacre at a youth camp that left 77 people dead, arrived at Ila Prison, just outside Oslo, to a three-room cell that includes a study, an exercise room complete with treadmill and more.

This undated handout photo shows bathroom facilities in one of the cells inside Ila Prison, located just outside Oslo.

Inside the cell of Norway massacre gunman Anders Breivik, Anders Breivik, who has admitted to the 2011 bombing and shooting massacre at a youth camp that left 77 people dead, arrived at Ila Prison, just outside Oslo, to a three-room cell that includes a study, an exercise room complete with treadmill and more.

August 22, 2012: An armed policeman walks outside Ila prison, where Norwegian mass killer Anders Behring Breivik is being detained, outside Oslo.

Source: REUTERS

1 posted on 08/22/2012 3:11:03 PM PDT by DogByte6RER
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Some of these Norwegian prison photos look like they came out of Architectural Digest ...


2 posted on 08/22/2012 3:13:22 PM PDT by DogByte6RER ("Loose lips sink ships")
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To: DogByte6RER
The vikings used to perform a technique called the bloody eagle. I really think that their descendants should really look into revising this idea for this guy.
3 posted on 08/22/2012 3:18:39 PM PDT by fhayek
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To: DogByte6RER

The luxury accommodations likely weighed in on his decision to murder and be taken alive. A sad State of affairs.


4 posted on 08/22/2012 3:21:03 PM PDT by soycd
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To: DogByte6RER

Furniture’s from IKEA, though...


5 posted on 08/22/2012 4:06:46 PM PDT by jagusafr
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To: DogByte6RER

Pretty amazing misguided prophet and patriot update


6 posted on 08/22/2012 4:08:47 PM PDT by STD ([You must help] people in theĀ…feel so frustrated, so defeated, so lost, so futureless)
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To: jagusafr
And for punishment, he gets....."THE COMFY CHAIR" *Jarring Chord*


7 posted on 08/22/2012 4:09:40 PM PDT by dfwgator
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Furniture’s from IKEA, though...

With a life sentence he may have enough time to figure out how to assemble it.

8 posted on 08/22/2012 4:09:57 PM PDT by Tijeras_Slim
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9 posted on 08/22/2012 4:25:40 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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10 posted on 08/22/2012 4:26:23 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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