Norway : Anders Breivik, just how cushy are Norwegian prisons?

Anders Breivik, the Norwegian mass murderer, is arguing that conditions in the prison where he is held violate his human rights. Many Norwegian prisons, on the other hand, are seen by foreigners as extremely cushy. Lars Bevanger describes a system referred to by one American visitor as “prison utopia”.Two Norwegian institutions vie for the title of the world’s “nicest” or “most humane” prison.

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