Day: February 10, 2012

NTB’s extreme over-focus on Israel part 3

lifted from miff.no The news agency NTB wrote eight times more about Israel than Syria in the period from 2008 to 2010. Even during the last 13 months, where thousands of people have been killed in Syria, the focus is more on Israel than Syria. For the third time in a short while MIFF has searched NTB’s article archive in…

Keinon in J’Post: Norwegian Jews reluctance to identify as jews sign of Norway’s “bankruptcy”

Lifted from Jpost. Talkbacks reveal embarrassing loss of credibility, reputation for Norway. How do we repair this? Norway paper afraid country losing Jews By Herb Keinon Leading Norwegian newspaper ‘Aftenposten’ warns country on verge of becoming a country without Jews…

State sponsors Palestinian film festival

As the Minister of Education, Kristin Halvorsen now has to deal with the unfortunate situation that Norwegian-Israeli parents feel stigmatized by state’s decision to sponsor book that casts Israelis as evil, the rest of the massive state apparatus throws more…

Støre defends Muslim Jerusalem

While Syrians who had hoped for a bit of humanism and help from Norway, our friend Jonas Gahr Støre, the FM of Norway, has the following response town oped questioning his attitude to Palestinian incitement after Jerusalem mufti’s call for…