Month: January 2012

The bizarre fixation with Israel in Norwegian media

lifted from miff.no The news agency NTB covered Israel 208 percent more than Egypt from 2008 to 2010, according to the media database Atekst. Every month, for 36 consecutive months, tiny Israel with its eight million inhabitants was covered more than the world’s most populous Arab country, with over 80 million inhabitants. Egypt was mentioned in 1583 articles. By comparison, Israel was mentioned in 4,883articles. As everyone knows,  2011 was an extraordinary year for Egypt, but even in…

VG: Israel prepares for war

Remarkably balanced and correct, but who is prepared to believe that Leibovich actually called the Gaza terrorists “militants”? It has taken the press a mighty long time to get these facts, easily available for many months now…. maybe I am…

Palestinian’s forced repatriation

Not only is Norway busy with an unprecedented shopping spree in Israel, but simultaneously we are also kicking out Palestinian refugees (who fear the for their lives in PA controlled West Bank and Hamas controlled and non-occupied Gaza FROM HOSPITAL…

Official Norwegian policy vz. ME conflict

It’s official, officially Norway supports the Palestinians. Only. THE ISRAEL-PALESTINIAN CONFLICT Ung.no This web site, Ung.no, is published by the Norwegian Directorate of Children, Youth and Families. This directorate is subordinated the Ministry of Children, Equality and Social Inclusion, led…

Not in Norwegian news; Rocket shells contain white phosphorous

Since Israel for now is guarding her guns, nobody is very interested in the sustained rocket attacks over the Eshkol region, that is, the Israeli neighborhood next to Gaza. Now also with white phosphorous. But alas, not reported in mainstream…

Israel approves J’lem building project – draws condemnation from FM Støre, while Turkey gets away scot free for having murdered 35 smugglers… by accident?

Official Norway represented by FM Støre condemned (like several other European colleagues) a building project in East Jerusalem in a neighborhood which in all previous talks and “negotiations” has remained on Israeli hands. Støre wrote in his press release: Norway…