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    About 220 letters sent by Breivik were seized by the Norwegian prison authorities in order to thwart his attempts to set up a far-right network.

    MOSCOW, December 24 (Sputnik) — The notorious killer Anders Breivik claims he has 'converted' to democracy and seeks to establish a political party to advance his ideas through non-violent means, according to AFP.

    The Norwegian prison authorities have seized about 220 letters sent by Breivik, in order to thwart his attempts to set up a far-right network, according to the news agency.

    The Independent reports that Kriminalomsorgen, Norway’s correctional services agency, said that the intercepted letters were addressed to people Breivik had never contacted before his incarceration. According to the deputy director of correctional services for the southern region, Erling Fæste, communication control is the most essential component of security considerations regarding Breivik, the newspaper adds.

    AFP also adds that Breivik has already contacted Verdens Gang, a Norwegian newspaper, to complain about the restrictions imposed on his correspondence. His lawyer, Geir Lippestad, also said that Breivik has appealed the decision to seize the letters.

    The Daily Mail points out that following his incarceration, Breivik has actively sought to gain more publicity. He has also issued a number of eccentric demands, such as threatening to go on a hunger strike if his PlayStation 2 gaming console is not upgraded to PlayStation 3 "with access to more adult games that I get to choose myself," the newspaper notes.

    In 2011 Anders Breivik killed a total of 77 people by setting a bomb in Oslo’s government district and following it up with a shooting spree at a summer camp popular with the families of left-leaning politicians on the nearby island of Utøya. He was sentenced to 21 years' imprisonment with preventive detention in 2012 – the harshest possible sentence available within the framework of the Norwegian justice system.


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