Mass murderer in court again – level 1

21-01-2022 15:00

Anders Breivik comes from Norway. He is an extremist. An extremist is a person with very strong and unusual political ideas. He believes that white people are better than other people.

Breivik is a mass murderer. He kills 77 people in 2011. He blows up a bomb in a car in Oslo. Eight people die.

Then, he goes to an island. He shoots 69 people. They are all young people. They go to a camp on the island.

A judge sends Breivik to prison for 21 years. Norwegian law says that the man can be free again after ten years. For this reason, Last week, Breivik comes to court. He gives a Nazi salute. It is a special greeting. German people use it during World War II.

Breivik says that he is not dangerous anymore. He says that he is brainwashed during the killing.

Difficult words: blow up a bomb (when a thing explodes into many pieces violently), mass murderer (a person who kills many other people), brainwashed (when someone makes a person believe something because he tells something again and again, and this person starts to believe it).

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