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Breivik Wants Better Video Games In Jail 'Hell'
Norwegian mass murderer Anders Breivik reportedly wants better video games in jail and has threatened to go on hunger strike if his demands are not met.
Breivik, who killed 77 people in 2011, says the two prisons where he is being held are "hell" and he is seeking extra perks to help cope with the "torture"-like conditions.
He sent a list of 12 demands to prison authorities, which also include access to a computer rather than a "worthless typewriter", doubling his weekly allowance from £30 to £60 to cover postage costs and an end to daily searches.
Breivik, who is serving a 21-year jail term, has also demanded his PlayStation 2 games console be changed to a more up-to-date PS3 "with access to more adult games that I get to choose myself".
He said: "Other inmates have access to adult games while I only have the right to play less interesting kids games."
One example is "Rayman Revolution", a game aimed at three-year-olds," wrote the 35-year-old convicted killer.
And he wants a sofa or armchair instead of a "painful" chair, the right to communicate more freely with the outside world, and better conditions for his daily walk.
He sent the demands to prison authorities in November and they were outlined in a letter written by Breivik, dated January 29 this year, to the AFP news agency.
Breivik, who is held in Ila jail near Oslo and Skien in southeast Norway, said since there has not been any real improvement in his prison conditions, a hunger strike would be "one of the only" options at his disposal.
He said: "The hunger strike won't end until the Minister of Justice (Anders) Anundsen and the head of the KDI (the Norwegian Correctional Services) stop treating me worse than an animal."
He added he would "soon" reveal publicly the start date of his protest.
Breivik, who since 2011 has been kept away from other prisoners for his own safety, claims he has behaved in an "exemplary fashion" in jail.
And he argues he has the right to a wider "selection of activities" than other inmates to compensate for his strict isolation.
"You've put me in hell ... and I won't manage to survive that long. You are killing me," he wrote to authorities, threatening a hunger strike and further right-wing extremist violence.
He added: "If I die, all of Europe's right-wing extremists will know exactly who it was that tortured me to death.
"That could have consequences for certain individuals in the short term but also when Norway is once again ruled by a fascist regime in 13 to 40 years from now."
On July 22, 2011, Breivik killed eight people in a bomb attack outside a government building in the capital Oslo.
Later that day, he killed another 69, most of them teenagers, when he opened fire at a Labour Youth camp on the island of Utoya.
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