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The shooting spree

Location: Utoeya island

Location: Utoeya island

  • When: July 22, 20117月23日
  • Death toll:937月23日

Twin attacks on Friday, rare in the history of the peaceful Norway, is another deadly tragedy in Europe.The Norwegian police have acknowledged the tragedies are possibly linked with far-rightists.

The suspect

Anders Behring Breivik

Anders Behring Breivik

Who is Anders Behring Breivik?

  • Who is the suspect in the Norway attacks?
  • He was a member of the conservative Progress Party until 2007. The party's most prominent manifesto pledge is to minimize immigration. A 2009 post in his name on an online forum talks about non-Muslim teenagers being "in an especially precarious situation with regards to being harassed by Islamic youth."

Why did he do it?

  • Norway suspect says NATO bombs 'tipped the scales'
  • The 32-year-old Norwegian said it was the NATO bombing of Serbia in 1999 that "tipped the scales" for him. He said he realized that what he called the "Islamization of Europe" couldn't be stopped by peaceful means.

His manifesto

Suspect: Norway attacks 'marketing' for anti-muslim manifesto

Suspect: Norway attacks 'marketing' for anti-muslim manifesto

The suspect's anti-muslim manifesto not only lays out his extreme nationalist philosophy but reveals his attack methods and encourages like-thinkers to do their own mass killing.