Israeli narrative

Aftenposten: ‘Free Shalit’

An Aftenposten editorial today calls for the release of Gilad Shalit. The editorial is unsigned and titled “Free Shalit“. It is critical of Hamas and sympathetic to Gilad Shalit. The editorial points out that Norway is one of the few…

Communist fined for stealing flag

On February 19th, the Revolutionary Communist Youth approached a stand held by pro-Israel organization MIFF, made some trouble, and stole an Israeli flag. This kind of petty abuse is typical for what you have to put up with if you…

ICEJ: ‘Støre was invited’

During Harvard professor Alan Dershowitz’ visit to Norway he offered free lectures to three major Norwegian universities. They all turned him down. Dershowitz also offered to meet with foreign minister Jonas Gahr Støre, who also turned him down. Interestingly, Støre…

‘Doorway to Norway’ continued

When Alan Dershowitz recently visited Norway, his offer of free lectures were rejected by all three of the Norwegian universities which he approached. Many, Dershowitz himself among them, feel that the pro-Israel stance is in effect being boycotted here in…

Aftenposten on Goldstone

In Norway, news about Israel is often news which makes Israel look like an evil, apartheid state. But the situation is not black and white – today Aftenposten published a story on Goldstone’s recant. It is precisely because the situation…

Amram Hussain is a harbinger of hope!

Professor Gonagall provided a link to Mr.Hussain’s speech yesterday. But just to make sure this gets around, let’s insert a clip of his speech above. Now let’s sit back and wait for the NTNU reaction. Perhaps they will identify Amram Hussain…

Aftenposten: ‘No dialogue with Israel’

Aftenposten today provides a translation of Alan Dershowitz’ op-ed “Norway to Jews: Not wanted”, which he first published in his Wall Street Journal blog. A number of other media, Norwegian and foreign, are publishing on the manner in which Dershowitz…

NRK, Labor, same hasbara

NRK seldom, if ever, raises questions over the red-green coalition government’s Middle-East policies. It appears that if Labor wants it, that’s just fine for NRK. While an array of Norwegian media channels are reporting on the Lieberman/citizenship story, not a…