Streets around court building will be blocked off during Breivik trial
Norwegian Newspaper, Vårt Land, reports that, according to a letter sent out from the Norwegian Editors Association (Norsk Redaktørforening) to its members, city streets surrounding the Oslo District Court (Tingrett) in downtown Oslo will be blocked off to traffic during the trial against Anders Behring Breivik.
The association informed its members that the reason for this arrangement is to make space for broadcasting buses from international television stations.
The Norwegian Police Security Service (PST) has previously stated that they are concerned about threats and violence in relation to the trial.
140 newsrooms have so far expressed their interest to follow the trial of Behring Anders Breivik.
The streets around the Oslo Courthouse will be closed to make room for the buses from international TV stations that will transfer directly from the terrorism trial.
140 newsrooms have so far expressed their interest to follow the trial of Anders Behring Breivik in Oslo District Court. The case starts 16 April and is expected to last for ten weeks.
85 of editors are foreign – 55 are Norwegian. From the many TV stations that have expressed interest, there are reports that some 20 media buses will come….
Original article: Stenger gater i Oslo under terrorrettssaken