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Norwegian Protesters To Sing Song Breivik Hates

Anders Behring Breivik in court in Oslo

Anders Behring Breivik in court in Oslo

Thousands of Norwegians plan to protest in the streets of Oslo against far-right extremist Andres Behring Breivik on April 26 by singing a song about peace and unity that he hates.

On trial for killing 77 people in a bombing and shooting spree in July 2011, Breivik has described the song "Children of the Rainbow" as Marxist brainwashing.

It is a Norwegian rendition of a 1971 song by American folk singer Pete Seeger called "Rainbow Race."

Protest organizers say they will sing the song a few blocks from the courthouse where Breivik is on trial.

At his trial on April 25, Breivik dismissed a psychiatric report that declares him insane, saying it was based on "evil fabrications" meant to discredit him.

Breivik has admitted the killings, which targeted government buildings in Oslo and a Labor Party youth camp.

Based on reporting by AP, AFP, and Reuters

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