Monthly Archives: January 2009

Doctor Mads Gilbert (NORWAC)

Mads Fredrik Gilbert (born in 1947)is a Norwegian doctor who became a politician in the Rødt (Red) party after first having spent some time in AKP-ml (Workers’ Communist Party – the marxist leninists). Gilbert attracted some attention in 2006 when he criticized the…

“Are there any jews there?”

“Noman Mubashir is quite right when he writes in the daily Aftenposten for January 10th that there were many hooligans rampaging the centre of Oslo last week. But he does not mention that some of the activists unfortunately had more…

Klassekampen ‘Happy gas-solution’

We all make mistakes. The communist daily Klassekampen has many faults, yet the screenshot above captures only a mistake and not an incident of anti-Semitism. The heading reads “Happy gas-solution”. The notice from the Norwegian News Agency deals with a…

The flag of Hezbollah

Anti-Israeli and anti-semite sentiment is running high here in Oslo.  Now please look at the photograph below. This photo of anti-Israeli protesters was taken on January 8th in downtown Oslo, right in front of the Stortinget (Norwegian Parliament building), during…

‘Untold lives lost…’

In the article “An eternal war” on Forskning.no, journalist Marianne Nordahl writes: “Israel has occupied the Palestinian territories of Gaza and the West Bank since 1967. In this period untold human lives have been lost on both sides of the…

Artists and academics want to boycott…

The Norwegian intelligentsia is preoccupied with Israel. And not in a benign way. Unauthorized translation from Aftenposten, journalist Åshild Eidem: Norwegian artists and academics now consider a cultural and academic boycott of Israel. – There is a limit, says pictoral…

Kaia Storvik favors one-state solution

The screenshot above is from the commentary “When one pluss one equals war” in Dagsavisen by journalist Kaia Storvik, which rams home, again and again, how people are “increasingly” loosing faith in a two-state solution and “increasingly” favoring a one-state solution. Any uncertainities regarding the…

Diplomatic envoy Trine Lilleng

Trine Lilleng, first secretary at the Norwegian Embassy in Riaydh, Saudia Arabia, first attracted attention in 2007 through blogging about her meetings with members of the Saudi monarchy (VG). In January 2009 she made headlines across the world by equating…

Stephen Roth Institute on Norway 2008/2009

From the Stephen Roth Institute for the study of anti-Semitism and Racism, Norway 2008/2009: An anti-Israel demonstration on January 10 in downtown Oslo also turned violent and antisemitic. Pro-Palestinian groups, such as the Palestine Committee with support from leftist groups,…