Month: October 2011

Gmar Chatima Tova

For our Jewish readers we wish you Gmar Chatima Tova and may you have an easy fast. For non-Jewish readers, maybe this solemn day of introspection (from sunset October 7, to emergence of the stars on October 8th) can encourage…

Norwegian tax payers to fund Palestinian Film Festival?

PALESTINIAN SHORT FILMS, Norsk Filminstitutt 2011 10 06, No stated author Summary. The Norwegian Film Institute announces its pride over opening the Oslo Palestinian Film Festival in Oslo in 2012. The Norwegian Film Institute, which also funded the movie “Tears…

Condemn this, Støre!

Norwegian condemnations sit easy when it comes to Israel, but seem to be considerably more difficult to belt out when it comes to any matter Palestinian, even when it comes to torture. Swedish Radio reports that Hamas threatens Gaza journalists…

Norwegian MFA deplores Israel for Gilo construction

MFA of Norway Press release, 28.09.2011 Norway deplores expansion of Israeli settlement “The building of settlements on occupied land is illegal and a violation of international law. I deplore the fact that the Israeli Government, by approving the construction of…

Failed trip for Gaza

Hamar Arbeiderblad 2011 09 28, Stian F. Steinsvik Summary: A slightly tragicomically story on a failed project by the Municipality of Hamar: A local committee of pro-Pal activists were at first promised fiscal aid aid by the mayor of Hamar,…