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Mass murderer Breivik to hunger strike for better video games

Published on Feb 15, 2014 12:38 AM

OSLO (AFP) - Norwegian mass murderer Anders Breivik threatened to go on hunger strike for better video games and other perks to alleviate his "torture"-like prison conditions, in a letter received by AFP Friday.

The right-wing extremist - who killed 77 people in a bombing and shooting rampage on July 22, 2011 - enclosed a typed list of 12 demands sent to prison authorities in November.

He described as "torture" the conditions in two prisons - Ila near Oslo and Skien in southeast Norway - where he is serving out a 21-year sentence.

The demands include better conditions for his daily walk and the right to communicate more freely with the outside world, which he argues are in line with European rights legislation.

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