Breivik claims racist plot against him

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iol pic brivik oslo REUTERS Norwegian anti-Muslim fanatic Anders Behring Breivik looks on during the morning break on the sixth day of his trial in Oslo.

Anxious to prove he's not insane, confessed mass killer Anders Behring Breivik has told a court that questions about his mental health are part of “racist” plot to discredit his extreme anti-Muslim ideology.

Breivik, who has admitted to killing 77 people in a bombing and youth camp massacre, said on Monday that no one would have asked for a psychiatric examination had he been a “bearded jihadist.”

“But because I am a militant nationalist, I am being subjected to grave racism,” he said. “They are trying to delegitimise everything I stand for.”

Breivik rejects criminal guilt for the bombing and shooting rampage on July 22, saying the victims had betrayed their country by embracing immigration. His mental state is a key issue in the trial. - Sapa-AP


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