Mass killer Breivik complains of isolation, microwaved meals

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SKIEN, Norway, March 16 (Reuters) - Mass killer Anders Behring Breivik told a court on Wednesday he suffered degrading conditions in prison, including microwaved meals that were "worse than waterboarding," as he argued the Norwegian state had violated his human rights.

Breivik, who killed 77 people in a bombing and shooting rampage in 2011, said he found regular strip searches "bothersome and offensive" and felt isolated without visitors.

"For the past five years the state has tried to kill me," he said. "I don't think many people would have survived as long as I have."

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Mass killer Anders Behring Breivik is seen on the fourth and last day in court in Skien prison, Norway March 18, 2016. REUTERS/Lise Asreud/NTB scanpix ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. THIS PICTURE IS DISTRIBUTED EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS. NORWAY OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN NORWAY. NO COMMERCIAL SALES.
Mass killer Anders Behring Breivik is escorted by prison guards as he enters the court room in Skien prison, March 15, 2016. REUTERS/Lise Aserud/NTB scanpix ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. THIS PICTURE IS DISTRIBUTED EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS. NORWAY OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN NORWAY. NO COMMERCIAL SALES.
Mass killer Anders Behring Breivik is seen surrounded by prison guards on the fourth and last day in court in Skien prison, Norway March 18, 2016. REUTERS/Lise Asreud/NTB scanpix ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. THIS PICTURE IS DISTRIBUTED EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS. NORWAY OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN NORWAY. NO COMMERCIAL SALES.
Norwegian mass killer Anders Behring Breivik attends the second day of his terrorism and murder trial in Oslo, Norway, April 17, 2012. Breivik took Norwegian authorities to court in March 2016, accusing them of exposing him to inhuman, degrading treatment or punishment in breach of the European Convention on Human Rights. REUTERS/Hakon Mosvold Larsen/Pool/File Photo
Mass killer Anders Behring Breivik (C) is seen between his lawyers Mona Danielsen (L) and Oystein Sorrvik (R) on the fourth and last day in court in Skien prison, Norway March 18, 2016. REUTERS/Lise Asreud/NTB scanpix ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. THIS PICTURE IS DISTRIBUTED EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS. NORWAY OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN NORWAY. NO COMMERCIAL SALES.
Mass killer Anders Behring Breivik talks to his lawyer Oystein Sorrvik (R) on the fourth and last day in court in Skien prison, Norway March 18, 2016. REUTERS/Lise Asreud/NTB scanpix ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. THIS PICTURE IS DISTRIBUTED EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS. NORWAY OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN NORWAY. NO COMMERCIAL SALES.
Mass killer Anders Behring Breivik is seen in a court room in Skien prison, Norway March 17, 2016. REUTERS/Lise Aserud/NTB scanpix ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. THIS PICTURE IS DISTRIBUTED EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS. NORWAY OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN NORWAY. NO COMMERCIAL SALES.
Mass killer Anders Behring Breivik is seen surrounded by prison guards on the fourth and last day in court in Skien prison, Norway March 18, 2016. REUTERS/Lise Asreud/NTB scanpix ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. THIS PICTURE IS DISTRIBUTED EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS. NORWAY OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN NORWAY. NO COMMERCIAL SALES.
Mass killer Anders Behring Breivik (2nd R) stands up in a court room in Skien prison, Norway March 17, 2016. REUTERS/Lise Aserud/NTB scanpix ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. THIS PICTURE IS DISTRIBUTED EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS. NORWAY OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN NORWAY. NO COMMERCIAL SALES.
Mass killer Anders Behring Breivik (C) sits surrounded by prison guards after giving his statement at the court room in Skien prison, Norway March 16, 2016. REUTERS/Lise Aserud/NTB Scanpix ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. THIS PICTURE IS DISTRIBUTED EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS. NORWAY OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN NORWAY. NO COMMERCIAL SALES.
Mass killer Anders Behring Breivik has his handcuffs removed inside the court room in Skien prison, Norway March 16, 2016. REUTERS/Lise Aserud/NTB Scanpix ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. THIS PICTURE IS DISTRIBUTED EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS. NORWAY OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN NORWAY. NO COMMERCIAL SALES.
Mass killer Anders Behring Breivik (L) seats by his lawyer Oystein Storrvik inside the court room in Skien prison, March 15, 2016. REUTERS/Lise Aserud/NTB scanpix ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. THIS PICTURE IS DISTRIBUTED EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS. NORWAY OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN NORWAY. NO COMMERCIAL SALES.
Mass killer Anders Behring Breivik raises his arm in a Nazi salute as he enters the court room in Skien prison, Norway March 15, 2016. REUTERS/Gwladys Fouche
Mass killer Anders Behring Breivik has his handcuffs removed upon his arrival at the court room in Skien prison, Norway March 15, 2016. REUTERS/Lise Aserud/NTB Scanpix ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. THIS PICTURE IS DISTRIBUTED EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS. NORWAY OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN NORWAY. NO COMMERCIAL SALES.
General view inside Skien prison, south of Oslo, February 12, 2016. Norwegian mass killer Anders Behring Breivik is currently serving his sentence at Skien prison. REUTERS/Cornelius Poppe/NTB Scanpix ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. THIS PICTURE IS DISTRIBUTED EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS. NORWAY OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN NORWAY. NO COMMERCIAL SALES.
FILE In this file image taken on July 23, 2011 and released Thursday Dec. 15, 2011 by the Norwegian police, a government building is seen a day after a car bomb went off there. Those who survived Norway's worst peacetime massacre on July 22, 2011 are bracing for the horror of Utoya island to return when the trial of confessed killer Anders Behring Breivik begins on Monday April, 16, 2012. Breivik, a 33-year-old Norwegian, faces terrorism and premeditated murder charges for the bombing in Oslo's government district and the shooting spree at the governing Labor Party's annual youth camp on Utoya. Eight people died in Oslo and 69 were killed on the island, in a lake some 40 kilometers (25 miles) northwest of the Norwegian capital. (AP Photo / Police Handout via Scanpix) NORWAY OUT EDITORIAL USE ONLY
Self confessed mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik speaks to one of his defence lawyers Tord Jordet (R) in court room 250 at Oslo District Court on August 24, 2012. An Oslo court today found Anders Behring Breivik guilty of 'acts of terror' and sentenced him to 21 years in prison for his killing spree last year that left 77 people dead. AFP PHOTO / POOL / HEIKO JUNGE (Photo credit should read Junge, Heiko/AFP/GettyImages)
A woman places a candle on a memorial outside the catherdral in Oslo on July 28, 2011, to honor the 76 victims of the July 22 attacks in the Norwegian capital and on the island of Utoeya. Norwegian police said they will question Anders Behring Breivik, the Norwegian extremist who has claimed responsibility for both attacks, again on Friday after new information emerged relating to his killing spree, as prosecutors warned he would not go on trial before 2012. AFP PHOTO/JONATHAN NACKSTRAND (Photo credit should read JONATHAN NACKSTRAND/AFP/Getty Images)
Labour Party leader Jonas Gahr Stoere (L) and Prime Minister Erna Solberg take part in a wreath laying ceremony on Utoya Island, on July 22, 2014, during a memorial day for the 69 people killed during Anders Behring Breivik`s shooting rampage in 2011. Mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik now renounces violence, his lawyer said Tuesday, the same day Norway commemorated the third anniversary of the massacre in which he killed 77 people. AFP PHOTO / NTB scanpix / Heiko Junge / NORWAY OUT (Photo credit should read HEIKO JUNGE/AFP/Getty Images)
(LtoR) Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg, leader of the Labour Party Jonas Gahr Stoere, leader of the national support group of relatives of the victims Trond Henry Blattmann and leader of Labor Youth of Norway (AUF) Eskil Pedersen attend a wreath laying ceremony on Utoya Island, on July 22, 2014, during a memorial day for the 69 people killed during Anders Behring Breivik's shooting rampage in 2011. Mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik now renounces violence, his lawyer said Tuesday, the same day Norway commemorated the third anniversary of the massacre in which he killed 77 people. AFP PHOTO / NTB SCNAPIX / HEIKO JUNGE +++ NORWAY OUT (Photo credit should read HEIKO JUNGE/AFP/Getty Images)
This photo shows a letter sent to AFP by Norwegian right-wing extremist Anders Behring Breivik in Oslo, Norway on February 14, 2014. Breivik threatens to start a hunger strike for improved prison conditions which he likened to 'torture'. AFP PHOTO / PIERRE-HENRY DESHAYES (Photo credit should read Pierre-Henry DESHAYES/AFP/Getty Images)
This photo shows a letter sent to AFP by Norwegian right-wing extremist Anders Behring Breivik in Oslo, Norway on February 14, 2014. Breivik threatens to start a hunger strike for improved prison conditions which he likened to 'torture'. AFP PHOTO / PIERRE-HENRY DESHAYES (Photo credit should read Pierre-Henry DESHAYES/AFP/Getty Images)
Utoya survivor Tore Sinding Bekkedal talks about his experience and also about what should be done to ensure the quality of emergency services in the European Union, during a meeting held at the European Parliament in Brussels, on February 11, 2014. Aan attack by right-wing extremist Anders Behring Breivik in July 2011 at a camp during a political meeting in Utoya, Norway, left 69 dead. AFP PHOTO THIERRY CHARLIER (Photo credit should read THIERRY CHARLIER/AFP/Getty Images)
Norway`s Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg (Labour Party) speaks to party members, on September 9, 2013, while waiting for the results of the general elections. Norway shifted right in elections Monday, setting the stage for a new Conservative-led government with the anti-immigrant Progress Party, two years after Muslim-hating Anders Behring Breivik's deadly rampage. AFP PHOTO/ NTB scanpix / CORNELIUS POPPE/ Norway Out (Photo credit should read CORNELIUS POPPE/AFP/Getty Images)
A picture taken on July 16, 2013 shows fences by a path called 'Love Path' on the island of Utoeya, Norway. On July 22, 2013 Norwegians will mark a two year anniversary since Anders Behring Breivik's massacre claimed 77 lives, many heading to the island of Utoeya where most of the right-wing extremist's mainly teenage victims fell. (Photo credit should read Grott, Vegard/AFP/Getty Images)
A picture taken on July 16, 2013 shows a building on the island of Utoeya, Norway. On July 22, 2013 Norwegians will mark a two year anniversary since Anders Behring Breivik's massacre claimed 77 lives, many heading to the island of Utoeya where most of the right-wing extremist's mainly teenage victims fell. The area and buildings on the island are still being renovated. (Photo credit should read Grott, Vegard/AFP/Getty Images)
A picture taken on July 16, 2013 shows the renovated building on the island of Utoeya, Norway. On July 22, 2013 Norwegians will mark a two year anniversary since Anders Behring Breivik's massacre claimed 77 lives, many heading to the island of Utoeya where most of the right-wing extremist's mainly teenage victims fell. (Photo credit should read VEGARD GROTT/AFP/Getty Images)
A photo taken on July 16, 2013 shows cars parked outside the house of Norwegian neo-Nazi black metal rocker and convicted killer, Kristian Vikernes, in the hamlet of Las Fleyras near the village of Salon La Tour outside the central French city of Limoges. Vikernes, who is reportedly a sympathizer of Norwegian mass killer Anders Behring Breivik, was arrested by intelligence officers at dawn at his home as was his French wife Marie Cachet, 25. The French Interior Ministry said the 40-year-old who goes by the stage name 'Varg' is 'close to the neo-Nazi movement' and could have been preparing a 'major terrorist act.' Vikernes, who was once sentenced to 21 years in prison in Norway for stabbing to death one of his friends, had been under surveillance for several years. AFP PHOTO / PATRICK BERNARD (Photo credit should read PATRICK BERNARD/AFP/Getty Images)
A photo taken on July 16, 2013 shows the house of Norwegian neo-Nazi black metal rocker and convicted killer, Kristian Vikernes, in the hamlet of Las Fleyras near the village of Salon La Tour outside the central French city of Limoges. Vikernes, who is reportedly a sympathizer of Norwegian mass killer Anders Behring Breivik, was arrested by intelligence officers at dawn at his home as was his French wife Marie Cachet, 25. The French Interior Ministry said the 40-year-old who goes by the stage name 'Varg' is 'close to the neo-Nazi movement' and could have been preparing a 'major terrorist act.' Vikernes, who was once sentenced to 21 years in prison in Norway for stabbing to death one of his friends, had been under surveillance for several years. AFP PHOTO / PATRICK BERNARD (Photo credit should read PATRICK BERNARD/AFP/Getty Images)
A photo taken on July 16, 2013 shows the house of Norwegian neo-Nazi black metal rocker and convicted killer, Kristian Vikernes, in the hamlet of Las Fleyras near the village of Salon La Tour outside the central French city of Limoges. Vikernes, who is reportedly a sympathizer of Norwegian mass killer Anders Behring Breivik, was arrested by intelligence officers at dawn at his home as was his French wife Marie Cachet, 25. The French Interior Ministry said the 40-year-old who goes by the stage name 'Varg' is 'close to the neo-Nazi movement' and could have been preparing a 'major terrorist act.' Vikernes, who was once sentenced to 21 years in prison in Norway for stabbing to death one of his friends, had been under surveillance for several years. AFP PHOTO / PATRICK BERNARD (Photo credit should read PATRICK BERNARD/AFP/Getty Images)
A photo taken on July 16, 2013 shows cars parked outside the house of Norwegian neo-Nazi black metal rocker and convicted killer, Kristian Vikernes, in the hamlet of Las Fleyras near the village of Salon La Tour outside the central French city of Limoges. Vikernes, who is reportedly a sympathizer of Norwegian mass killer Anders Behring Breivik, was arrested by intelligence officers at dawn at his home as was his French wife Marie Cachet, 25. The French Interior Ministry said the 40-year-old who goes by the stage name 'Varg' is 'close to the neo-Nazi movement' and could have been preparing a 'major terrorist act.' Vikernes, who was once sentenced to 21 years in prison in Norway for stabbing to death one of his friends, had been under surveillance for several years. AFP PHOTO / PATRICK BERNARD (Photo credit should read PATRICK BERNARD/AFP/Getty Images)
Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg and Norwegian Labour Party's Youth Organization (AUF) Leader Eskil Pedersen (R) visit the AUF (Workers' Youth League) camp on Gulsrud camp at Vikersund in Modum on July 5, 2013. The AUF is Norway's largest political youth organization and is affiliated with the Norwegian Labour Party. It was at the group's camp on July 22, 2011 where Anders Behring Breivik's massacre claimed 77 lives, on the island of Utoeya where most of the right-wing extremist's mainly teenage victims fell. AFP PHOTO / SCANPIX NORWAY/ ERLEND AAS NORWAY OUT (Photo credit should read ERLEND AAS/AFP/Getty Images)
A tent camp is seen on the opening day of the AUF (Workers' Youth League) camp on Gulsrud camp at Vikersund in Modum on July 3, 2013. The AUF is Norway's largest political youth organization and is affiliated with the Norwegian Labour Party. It was at the group's camp on July 22, 2011 where Anders Behring Breivik's massacre claimed 77 lives, on the island of Utoeya where most of the right-wing extremist's mainly teenage victims fell. AFP PHOTO / SCANPIX NORWAY/ ALEKSANDER ANDERSEN /NORWAY OUT (Photo credit should read Aleksander andersen/AFP/Getty Images)
Police cars transporting self confessed mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik arrive at Ila prison outside Oslo on August 24, 2012. An Oslo court today found Anders Behring Breivik guilty of 'acts of terror' and sentenced him to 21 years in prison for his killing spree last year that left 77 people dead. Breivik today dismissed his sentence of 21 years in jail by declaring the Oslo court 'illegitimate', but also said he would not appeal the sentence.AFP PHOTO / SCANPIX NORWAY / Fredrik Varfjell **NORWAY OUT** (Photo credit should read Fredrik Varfjell/AFP/GettyImages)
Self confessed mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik adjusts his tie in court room 250 at Oslo District Court on August 24, 2012. An Oslo court today found Anders Behring Breivik guilty of 'acts of terror' and sentenced him to 21 years in prison for his killing spree last year that left 77 people dead. AFP PHOTO / POOL / HEIKO JUNGE (Photo credit should read Junge, Heiko/AFP/GettyImages)
Self confessed mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik arrives in court room 250 at the central court Oslo on August 24, 2012. An Oslo court today found Anders Behring Breivik guilty of 'acts of terror' and sentenced him to 21 years in prison for his killing spree last year that left 77 people dead. AFP PHOTO / POOL / HEIKO JUNGE (Photo credit should read HEIKO JUNGE/AFP/GettyImages)
Self confessed mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik raises his fist in a right wing salute on arrival court room 250 at Oslo central court on August 24, 2012 to be sentenced for his twin attacks last year that left 77 people dead, bringing to a close one of the most spectacular trials in Norway's history. Breivik has admitted killing 77 people in the attacks that traumatised Norway and shocked the world, claiming eight victims in an Oslo blast and taking 69 more lives, mostly teenagers', in a shooting frenzy at an island summer camp. AFP PHOTO/ POOL / HEIKO JUNGE (Photo credit should read HEIKO JUNGE/AFP/GettyImages)
Norway's Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg holds a flower on his way to the wreath laying ceremony at Utoeya Island on July 22, 2012, with members of the Labor Youth of Norway (AUF), guests and relatives of those who died a year ago. Norway marked the first anniversary of attacks by right-wing extremist Anders Behring Breivik, who killed 77 people in Oslo and on Utoeya Island on July 22, 2011. AFP PHOTO / DANIEL SANNUM LAUTEN (Photo credit should read DANIEL SANNUM LAUTEN/AFP/GettyImages)
Flowers in a vase are pictured on the shores of Utoeya Island on July 22, 2012 during an event to mark the first anniversary of the attacks by right-wing extremist Anders Behring Breivik on July 22, 2011. Breivik, who killed 77 people in Oslo and on Utoeya Island on July 22, 2011, first set off a bomb near a government building in Oslo, killing eight people, before going on a shooting rampage on nearby Utoeya Island, where the ruling Labour Party's youth wing was hosting a summer camp. AFP PHOTO / DANIEL SANNUM LAUTEN (Photo credit should read DANIEL SANNUM LAUTEN/AFP/GettyImages)
Members of the Labour Youth of Norway (AUF), guests and relatives of victims gather at an event on Utoeya Island on July 22, 2012 to mark the first anniversary of the attacks by right-wing extremist Anders Behring Breivik on July 22, 2011. Breivik, who killed 77 people in Oslo and on Utoeya Island on July 22, 2011, first set off a bomb near a government building in Oslo, killing eight people, before going on a shooting rampage on nearby Utoeya Island, where the ruling Labour Party's youth wing was hosting a summer camp. AFP PHOTO / DANIEL SANNUM LAUTEN (Photo credit should read DANIEL SANNUM LAUTEN/AFP/GettyImages)
A prison van transporting mass killer Anders Behring Breivik moves along the entrance road to Ila Prison in Baerum, on the outskirts of Oslo on June 22, 2012. The trial of Anders Behring Breivik ended, exactly 11 months after he massacred 77 people in Norway, with the confessed killer insisting his attacks were justified and demanding acquittal. The court announced that the verdict would be issued on August 24, while Breivik claimed at the end of his 10-week trial that his attacks were necessary to defend Norway against multiculturalism and a 'Muslim invasion'. AFP PHOTO/SCANPIX/ Vegard Groett (Photo credit should read Groett, Vegard/AFP/GettyImages)
In this picture taken through bullet proof glass, mass killer Anders Behring Breivik looks on as he arrives for his trial in room 250 of Oslo's central court on June 21, 2012. The trial of Anders Behring Breivik, who killed 77 people in Norway last July, enters the final stretch with the prosecutors' call for him to be sent either to prison or to a psychiatric ward. Prosecutors Svein Holden and Inga Bejer Engh are to begin presenting their much-awaited closing arguments at 1000 GMT, at the end of which they will reveal whether they want the court to find Breivik responsible or not for his actions. AFP PHOTO / DANIEL SANNUM LAUTEN (Photo credit should read DANIEL SANNUM LAUTEN/AFP/GettyImages)
Roses are left on a fence near the security screening point outside the Oslo district courtroom where the trial against rightwing extremist Anders Behring Breivik, who killed 77 people in twin attacks in Norway last year, continues in Oslo on April 23, 2012. Right-wing extremist Anders Behring Breivik, who killed 77 people in Norway last July, took the stand again on the second week of his trial. AFP PHOTO / DANIEL SANNUM LAUTEN (Photo credit should read DANIEL SANNUM LAUTEN/AFP/Getty Images)
People attend a wreath laying ceremony on Utoya Island, on July 22, 2014, during a memorial day for the 69 people killed during Anders Behring Breivik`s shooting rampage in 2011. Mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik now renounces violence, his lawyer said Tuesday, the same day Norway commemorated the third anniversary of the massacre in which he killed 77 people. AFP PHOTO / NTB scanpix / Heiko Junge / NORWAY OUT (Photo credit should read HEIKO JUNGE/AFP/Getty Images)
A picture shows Norwegian newspapers VG and Dagbladet's front pages in Oslo on April 17, 2012, on the second day of the trial of Right-wing extremist Anders Behring Breivik. Breivik launched into his testimony today, as he seeks to explain why he killed 77 people in twin attacks in Norway last July. Five and a half days have been allotted to Breivik's testimony, and many fear he will try to promote his Islamophobic ideology, which he claims justifies the 'cruel but necessary' attacks. AFP PHOTO / DANIEL SANNUM LAUTEN (Photo credit should read DANIEL SANNUM LAUTEN/AFP/Getty Images)
The crater created by the bomb placed by terror charged Anders Behring Breivik, outside the government offices in Oslo last July 22, is pictured on March 19, 2012 before repair work to this area commences. 77 people died in the attack. AFP Photo / Heiko Junge / Scanpix (Photo credit should read HEIKO JUNGE/AFP/Getty Images)
The crater created by the bomb placed by terror charged Anders Behring Breivik, outside the government offices in Oslo last July 22, is pictured on March 19, 2012 before repair work to this area commences. 77 people died in the attack. AFP Photo / Heiko Junge / Scanpix (Photo credit should read HEIKO JUNGE/AFP/Getty Images)
Anders Behring Breiviks's defense attorney Geir Lippestad (C-R) visits Norwegian killer Anders Behring Breivik's farm in Oslo on October 28, 2011. AFP PHOTO / SCANPIX NORWAY / Haakon Mosvold Larsen ***NORWAY OUT*** (Photo credit should read Haakon Mosvold Larsen/AFP/Getty Images)
A picture taken on September 1, 2011 in Oslo shows a farm, which has been rented by Anders Behring Breivik and where police believe the car bomb that killed eight people in Oslo was assembled. AFP PHOTO / SCANPIX NORWAY / TORE MEEK ***NORWAY OUT*** (Photo credit should read TORE MEEK/AFP/Getty Images)
Relatives of victims killed during a shooting rampage on Utoeya island on July 22, 2011 gather on the island on August 19, 2011. Around 500 family members of the victims of Norway's worst peace-time massacre will gather today on the island near Oslo where four weeks ago 69 mostly young people were gunned down in cold blood by rightwing extremist Anders Behring Breivik. AFP PHOTO/ Gorm Kallestad / Scanpix Norway (Photo credit should read KALLESTAD, GORM/AFP/Getty Images)
Norway's Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg speaks during the national memorial ceremony in Oslo August 21, 2011, in remembrance of the 77 victims of last month's twin attacks in Oslo and on Utoeya island. Some 6,700 people gathered in the Spektrum concert hall in Oslo in a display of unity, almost exactly a month after Anders Behring Breivik bombed the government quarter before mowing down participants at a youth camp. AFP PHOTO / SCANPIX NORWAY / Cornelius Poppe ***NORWAY OUT*** (Photo credit should read CORNELIUS POPPE/AFP/Getty Images)
Norwegian Crownprince Haakon leaves Oslo Domkirke Cathedral after a memorial concert ON July 30, 2011 for the victims of the July 22 shooting on an island summer camp and a car-bomb blast in Oslo. Self confessed killer Anders Behring Breivik planned more attacks than the bombing and shooting spree that killed 77 people, Norwegian police prosecutor said today. AFP PHOTO / Scanpix Norway - POOL / Aleksander Andersen (Photo credit should read Aleksander andersen/AFP/Getty Images)
People light candles inside Oslo Cathedral on July 28, 2011, to honor the 76 victims of the July 22 attacks in the Norwegian capital and on the island of Utoeya. Norwegian police said they will question Anders Behring Breivik, the Norwegian extremist who has claimed responsibility for both attacks, again on Friday after new information emerged relating to his killing spree, as prosecutors warned he would not go on trial before 2012. AFP PHOTO/JONATHAN NACKSTRAND (Photo credit should read JONATHAN NACKSTRAND/AFP/Getty Images)
Hundreds of thousands of people gather at a memorial vigil following Friday's twin extremist attacks. Anders Behring Breivik, 32, claimed that he has 'two more cells' working with him as he appeared in court today following a bomb blast at a government building in Oslo and a shooting massacre on nearby Utoya Island that killed at least 76 people in all. The death toll was originally reported as 93 on July 25, 2011 in Oslo, Norway. *** Local Caption ***
OSLO, NORWAY - JULY 25: . A Norwegian flag flies at half mast outside the Parliament. Anders Behring Breivik, 32, claimed that he has 'two more cells' working with him as he appeared in court today following a bomb blast at a government building in Oslo and a shooting massacre on nearby Utoya Island that killed at least 76 people in all. The death toll was originally reported as 93. Breivik has been detained for eight weeks, four of which in full isolation on July 25, 2011 in Oslo, Norway. (Photo by Ragnar Singsaas/WireImage)
A woman gestures as she attends a vigil outside the Norwegian embassy in central London, on July 25, 2011, for the victims of the recent bombing and shooting in the country. A judge remanded in custody for eight weeks Monday the suspect behind a massive bombing and shooting spree in Norway, but despite not entering a guilty plea, he claimed to have created a network capable of spreading terror. Anders Behring Breivik, who stands accused of killing up to 93 people in twin attacks on Friday, told the court hearing he had 'two further cells' in his organisation, according to the court registrar. AFP PHOTO/CARL COURT (Photo credit should read CARL COURT/AFP/Getty Images)
UTOYA, NORWAY - JULY 25: Relatives gather to observe a minutes silence opposite Utoya Island, following Friday's twin extremist attacks on July 25, 2011 in Oslo, Norway. A man named as Anders Behring Breivik has been arrested and is appearing in court today as the primary suspect following a bomb blast at a government building in Oslo and a shooting massacre on nearby Utoya Island that killed 92 people in all. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)
FILE - In this photo taken Friday July 22, 2011 by Vergard M. Aas, a Norwegian crime reporter who responded to the scene of a mass shooting on Utoya Island, Norway, victims lie near the shoreline approximately one hour after police say a man dressed as a police officer gunned down youths as they ran and even swam for their lives at a camp which was organized by the youth wing of the ruling Labor Party. Anders Behring Breivik the Norwegian right-wing extremist who admitted to bomb and gun attacks that killed 77 people last year will receive his judgment Friday Aug. 24, 2012 in a court room custom built for his trial. (AP Photo/Presse 3.0, Vegard M. Aas, File) NORWAY OUT MANDATORY CREDIT
FILE - In this undated file image obtained from the Twitter page of Anders Behring Breivik, 32, who was arrested in connection with the twin attacks on a youth camp and a government building in Oslo, Norway. The forensic psychiatrists who evaluated the mental state of confessed mass killer Anders Behring Breivik have handed over their assessment to a Norwegian court Tuesday Nov. 29, 2011. The report will help determine whether the 32-year-old right-wing extremist can be held criminally liable for a bomb-and-shooting massacre in which 77 people were killed on July 22. (AP Photo/Twitter, Anders Behring Breivik, File)
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The hearing had heard on Tuesday he had his own treadmill, PlayStation, spin bicycle and reclinable chair with integrated foot stool, and took part in the prison's Christmas gingerbread-house baking contest.

Lawyers for the government had said he also received newspapers, magazines, books, jigsaw puzzles, watched DVDs and listened to music on a Discman.

"The worst is isolation ... I am locked up 23 hours a day," Breivik said, answering questions from his lawyer, Oeystein Storrvik, before reading out a long written statement about his conditions.

He did not repeat a Nazi salute he made at the start of the four-day hearing, which had earned him a rebuke from judge Helen Andenaes Sekulic.

But he said he had been a follower of Nazism since his youth. "I have been a dedicated National Socialist since I was 12 ... I read (Adolf Hitler's book) Mein Kampf when I was 14 .... But I chose to keep it hidden."

People smiled and laughed in court when he complained about his microwaved meals.

Breivik argues he is the victim of inhuman and degrading treatment in violation of the European Convention on Human Rights, by being kept alone in a special three-room cell, with daily contact only with prison staff and professionals.

The state says the conditions are appropriate for a dangerous fanatic.

Wearing the same black suit, white shirt and golden tie he wore on the first day, Breivik will testify for roughly three hours in a lawsuit taking place in the gym hall of Skien prison, where Breivik is being held, in southern Norway.

Judge Sekulic told him she would intervene if his explanation strayed from his description of his prison conditions. There is no jury.

When she asked his job description, Breivik said it was "party secretary of the Nordic State."

On the first day of the case, the state denied violating Breivik's human rights and said he had turned down offers to play chess with prison volunteers or bandy, a type of indoor hockey, with prison guards.

Defending the state, Adele Matheson Mestad argued that Breivik had received and sent about 4,000 letters, and only 15 percent of them had been stopped by prison authorities.

She said Breivik was trying to correspond with known Nazis and sympathizers. "Among them could be a new Breivik," she added.

(Writing by Gwladys Fouche and Andrew Heavens; Additional reporting by AOL.com)

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