Breivik, 44, is serving 21 years in jail for killing 77 individuals in shootings and a bombing assault in Norway in 2011.
Norwegian mass killer Anders Behring Breivik is suing the state for allegedly violating his human rights as a consequence of being held in “excessive” isolation, and has filed one other utility for parole, his lawyer mentioned.
A neo-Nazi, Breivik killed 77 individuals, most of them youngsters, in shootings and a bombing assault in Norway’s worst peacetime atrocity in July 2011.
Breivik, now 44, is serving Norway’s longest sentence, 21 years, which will be prolonged if he’s nonetheless thought-about a risk.
“He’s suing the state as a result of he has been in an excessive isolation for 11 years, and has no contacts with different individuals besides his guards,” Breivik’s lawyer Oeystein Storrvik advised the Reuters information company on Friday.
“He [Breivik] was moved to a brand new jail final yr, and we hoped that there can be higher situations and that he may meet different individuals,” Storrvik added.
Norwegian each day Aftenposten was the primary to report concerning the case earlier on Friday.
In 2017, Breivik misplaced a human rights case when an appeals courtroom overturned a decrease courtroom verdict that his near-isolation in a three-room cell was inhumane.
Final yr, a Norwegian courtroom additionally rejected his parole utility, saying he nonetheless posed a danger of violence.
Storrvik mentioned he anticipated the Oslo district courtroom to listen to the lawsuit subsequent yr.