Month: June 2012

Summer season….

Summer season lull has set in, with press mainly being busy with summing up the Oslo/Utøya terror trial, and otherwise bringing  us weather forecasts, football and the latest news on a certain Norwegian recent convert to Islam who eagerly awaits…

Fire branding debated

lifted from Vårt Land Understandable if fire-branding is connected to anti-Semitism Boy with Israeli father was burnt with red hot coin at school barbecue. Martin Eikelandmartin.eikeland@vl.no A 16-year-old boy who participated in a school barbecue was left burns after a…

Advice to Minister of Education Halvorsen; get over you analysis paralysis and get busy on the ground

The story of how a Norwegian- Israeli teenager has suffered anti-Semitic harassment for several years, culminating in Monday’s fire branding event has now been made known to the wider world, thanks to bloggers, press releases and letters of concern by…

The Wiesenthal Center’s response to fire-branding take 1

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                         June 13, 2012 WIESENTHAL CENTER PRESSES NORWEGIAN AUTHORITIES TO ACT FOLLOWING FIREBRANDING Of ISRAELI-NORWEGIAN TEEN The Simon Wiesenthal Center today demanded that Norwegian authorities take immediate action against the perpetrators following yesterday’s fire-branding of a teenage student…