Breivik has made new interview agreement, journalist waiting for clearance
Anders Behring Breivik has again agreed to be interviewed by a foreign journalist, reports NRK. This time Ila Prison has sent a request to police in the home country of the journalist to conduct a background check of the journalist in question. When Breivik accepted to be interviewd by the BBC, the Justice Department blocked the interview by not granting the journalist access to the prison.
The identity of the journalist who is awaiting approval has not been made public.
Anders Breivik Behring has again agreed to be interviewed by a foreign journalist. Ila Prison is now in the process of a background check of the relevant journalist.
Terrorist Anders Behring Breivik (33) has previously stated that he wants to give an exclusive interview to a foreign media before the court case starts on 16 April.
Several media players have taken an interest, after the BBC recently pulled its request. Now Breivik has picked out one of the applicants that he is willing to talk to within the walls of Ila prison and detention institution.
“We have built an application for approval. After that, I know there is talk of a foreign person who wants to enter to interview Breivik,” says prison director Knut Bjarkeid to NRK.
The prison has now requested foreign police to conduct a background check on that particular journalist….
Original article: Sjekkar utanlandsk journalist for Breivik-intervju