Breivik deserves life in prison - Alekseyeva

Lyudmila Alekseyeva, the head of the Moscow Helsinki Group, believes that 21 years in prison is not enough for Norwegian Anders Breivik, who was found guilty on Friday of terrorism and murdering 88 people.

"In Russia, he would have received life in prison. Such people deserve life in prison," Alekseyeva told Interfax on Friday.

"I hope the sentence will be extended in 21 years," she said.

Breivik was found sane by the court and will be placed in a prison near Oslo, the Western media reported on Friday. The terrorist will be kept in relatively spacious premises, which will include rooms with a gym, a computer and a TV set.

The explosion in an Oslo governmental quarter and the shooting spree on the Norwegian island of Utoya, which Breivik carried out in July 2011, killed 77 people. Breivik does not deny the attacks, but does not consider himself guilty of terrorism, saying his actions were aimed against multiculturalism and emigrants from Muslim countries.

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