Lawyers to Breivik: No More Fist Salutes

Victims' families want admitted mass killer to stop gesturing at court
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 18, 2012 1:41 PM CDT
Lawyers to Breivik: No More Fist Salutes
Anders Behring Breivik gestures on arrival at the courtroom, in Oslo, Norway, Wednesday.   (AP Photo/Lise Aserud/Scanpix Norway/POOL)

Anders Behring Breivik has taken to giving a fist salute each morning when he arrives at court for his trial, but lawyers for the victims of his 77-person massacre have asked him to stop. "We will just have to hope that he respects that wish tomorrow," says Breivik's lawyer. "Either he will or he won't. There's nothing that we can order him to do." Breivik continued testifying today, the third day of his trial, CNN reports. Despite the dire circumstances, "I would say he's always in a good mood," his lawyer says. Click for the latest on the trial. (Read more Anders Behring Breivik stories.)

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