Monthly Archives: September 2010

Counting coup against the NRK

“Counting coup” is a referral to how North American indians won prestige in battle, with the highest honor won by touching the enemy without injuring him. When braves attempted this against the white man, the white man would of course…

Aftenposten fails geography test

Aftenposten publishes photos, carrying an accompanying text, in the series “Verden i bilder” (The world in pictures). On September 26th the photo depicted a scene from the Jordan river. An NIJ irregular points out the following: “Aftenposten shows Christian pilgrims…

Victim of victims

NTL is a union belonging to LO (TUC). In its redesigned member magazine, aptly named NTL magasinet, it offers a review of Susan Abulhawa’s bestselling “Morning in Jenin”. This is a novel in which Israelis are cast as hollow-eyed and…

Støre accuses Israel of ‘distorting facts’

Norway’s relationship with Israel is unique. Here we go again. Haaretz reports: Norway: Deputy FM Ayalon “distorted the facts” about meeting with Palestinian PM” Excerpt: Norway’s Foreign Ministry on Wednesday accused Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon of “distorting the facts”…

Masochism and anti-Israelism

Left-wing politician Aslak Sira Myhre (Rød Valgallianse, Rødt) is the manager of the House of Literature in Oslo. Both he and his wife, an editor and former karate champion, have repeatedly spoken out in favor of a boycott of israel.…

Susan Abulhawa speaks at Norway book fair

Susan Abulhawa is the author of “Mornings in Jenin”, a novel which has been translated into Norwegian and currently runs in its fourth edition. It’s a runaway bestseller. In her novel, Abulhawa manages the following: a) to present Jews as…