Monthly Archives: June 2009

Norwegian support to Hizbollah

Unauthorized translation from the article “På innsiden av Hizollah” by NRK’s journalist Beate Riiser Larsen, publised on April 21st 2009. The article is based on the TV programme with the same name by Odd Karsten Tveit, in the Brennpunkt series. Militia…

Whatever happened to Trine Lilleng?

Can Trine Lilleng possibly still be employed at the Norwegian embassy in Saudi Arabia? In January 2009 Trine Lilleng made headlines across the world by equating Israel’s actions in Gaza to the Holocaust.  Mrs.Lilleng sent an email to friends, where…

Jenin and the Freedom Theatre

On Sunday 21st of June the major daily Aftenposten prints a full one-page article on the city and refugee camp of Jenin on the West bank. One would imagine that there would be at least a mention of the Jenin…

As good as it gets

As good as it gets Retriever (a media analysis tool) show us how Norwegian newspapers cover Israel more than any other Middle Eastern state. The media’s message, implicitly or explicitly, is that a) The Palestinian refugee crisis was caused by…

Information and indoctrination

Dialogue and debate can be worthwhile. Monologue and diatriabe is less interesting. Read the article below, from the webpages of the Norwegian Socialist Youth, to get a feel of how certain segments of Norwegian society operate and think. Recall that…

University employees call for boycott

On the Economist Unit of Intelligence Democracy Index, Israel rates as nr. 38. Have a look at the index yourself and see how other Middle Eastern states fare. Employees at two Norwegian universities have nonetheless singled out Israel. Again. Here…

Norwegian development aid does not promote peace

From Norway’s largest pro-Israel organization: With Israel for peace (MIFF).  See the video below from Palestinian Media Watch. PA tv is a recipient of Norwegian aid.  Norwegian development aid does not promote peace Palestinians receive far more Norwegian development aid…

Is Norway becoming muslim?

Like most other Western nations Norway is changing rapidly. Today 10,6 percent of the population are either first or second generation foreigners, and their political sympathies, as well as their religious beliefs, differ from what has been the traditional norm. Most…

Huge gathering in support of Israel

In Norway you miss out on a lot if you don’t read DagenMagazinet, a christian daily roughly on the same size as Klassekampen (Class War), a communist daily. Here is an unauthorized translation of an article covering a huge pro-Israel…