The World from Berlin 'How Can a Society Justly Punish Someone Like Breivik?'

How can Norway, whose laws only provide for a maximum sentence of 21 years for terrorism offenses, adequately punish Anders Behring Breivik for his terrible deeds? One German commentator suggests that denying him any more publicity would be the harshest penalty.
A rose is seen above a sea of flowers and candles at a temporary memorial for the victims of the Utøya massacre in Oslo.

A rose is seen above a sea of flowers and candles at a temporary memorial for the victims of the Utøya massacre in Oslo.

Foto: CATHAL MCNAUGHTON/ REUTERS
-- David Gordon Smith