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Oslo university admits mass killer Anders Behring Breivik to study program

Oslo university admits mass killer Anders Behring Breivik to study program

Convicted mass killer Anders Behring Breivik has been admitted to the University of Oslo's political science program, although he will stay in his cell to study, the university's rector said Friday. The 36-year-old right-wing extremist is serving 21 years in prison for killing 77 people in politically motivated bomb-and-gun massacres in 2011. The sentence can be extended when it expires. "All inmates in Norwegian prisons are entitled to higher education in Norway if they meet the admission requirements," university rector Ole Petter Ottersen said Friday in an email to The Associated Press. Breivik's application was rejected two years ago after the university...

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