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Norwegian newspaper, Fædrelandsvennen, reports that the Director of Ila Prison, Knut Bjarkeid, has said that the BBC has withdrawn a request for an interview with Anders Behring Breivik. Bjarkeid says he does not know the reason the request has been withdrawn.
The Norwegian Justice Department blocked an earlier interview request by the BBC without giving any specific reasons why the BBC journalist was not given clearance to enter Ila Prison to conduct the interview, which according to Ila Prison would have been conducted through a glass plate and in the presence of prison security personnel.
One of Breivik’s layers, Odd Ivar Grøn, says that, as he understands it, the BBC reevaluated conducting the interview.
NRK has previosly reported that producer Anne Leer and photographer Edward Watts have been recording material for a BBC documentary since early January and were scheduled to stay in Norway until February 16th.
BBC will not be interviewing Breivik
The British broadcasting BBC switches unambiguously states that it has no desire to interview Breivik.
After several hours of work in order to provide an answer, get a button, but accurate statement from London.
“It was speculative inquiries, but the BBC has no plans to correct a formal request for an interview with Anders Breivik,” writes BBC spokeswoman Helen Deller in response to e-mail….
Original article: BBC trekker søknad om å intervjue Breivik
Related post: BBC reporter boycotted by Oslo police
Norwegian television station, TV2, is reporting that journalist Anne Leer, who secured an interview agreement with Anders Behring Breivik, but was denied access to Ila Prison after the Justice Department did not give her clearance, is experiencing further difficulties during her work in Norway for an upcoming BBC documentary about the 7/22 attacks.
In addition to being banned from visiting Anders Behring Breivik in prison, she has also been informed by the Oslo Police District that they do not wish to have anything to do with her, reports TV2.
Anne Leer is producing a documentary about the 7/22 attacks for the BBC and has already been in Norway for three weeks interviewing various people who witnessed the attacks.
BBC reporter boycotted by Norwegian police
BBC reporter Anne Leer meets opposition in Norway. Now, the Oslo police decided that they should not have anything to do with her….
Police are still very reluctant to comment on this matter.
“We need to have a dialogue with the BBC before we can say anything,” says adviser Roar Hanssen of the Oslo Police District told TV 2….
Original article: BBC-reporter boikottet av norsk politi
Norwegian newspaper, Nordlys, writes that Ila prison is receiving assistance from the Justice Department to verify the identity of journalists from a foreign media company who are planning to conduct an interview with Anders Behring Breivik. It has not yet been made publicly known to which media company Breivik has granted an exclusive interview.
The paper also reports that, according to NRK, three foreign television stations are in the process of making documentaries about the 7/22 attacks: the BBC, National Geographic and The Discovery Channel.
Person charged with terrorist Anders Behring Breivik has agreed to be interviewed by a foreign media company before the trial starts.
Ila prison with help from the Ministry of Justice in its efforts to ensure journalists’ identity.
“Since it is a foreign medium, it is much more complicated to carry out this control work. We are therefore using the Ministry,” says assistant prison director at Ila Prison, Mr. Nilsson said.
According to NRK are talking about a TV company….
Original article: Ila sjekker journalister før Breivik-intervju
Related post: Breivik will give exclusive TV interview before trial
VG reports that Anders Behring Breivik has decided to give one exclusive interview to a major foreign television channel before the trial begins. According to VG, Breivik has already decided upon which TV station to grant the interview, but it is not known how far in the process this possible interview is.
“We are aware that we are not to be a center for journalists who want to talk to him, so we are not involved in it other than that we have given the accused a council: that it is not wise to speak before the trial. Nevertheless, Breivik said that he will be interviewed by a foreign TV channel,” said [his lawyer] Lippestad.
According to defense attorney, his client received numerous inquiries from reporters wanting to interview him.
“This is something Ila [prison] must consider,” said Lippestad….
Original article: Breivik vil gi eksklusivt TV-intervju før rettssaken