Development Aid

Elin Ørjasæter: I want to know what Hamas spends their money on

Lifted from dagen.no (google translate with some fixes) – I want to know what Hamas use their money on Sunday 31, August 2014, at. 8:52 Updated: Monday 01, September 2014, at. 9:03 Tor Weiby NRK-CRITICISM She has lost confidence in Odd Karsten…

Norwegian aid money goes towards tarnishing Israel

lifted from dagen.no (google translate) Quite in contrast to the no-nonsense coverage of UK tax payers money going towards supporting Palestinian convicted terrorists, the same topic is treated in a somewhat lackadaisical fashion by Norwegian media. Newspapers like Dagen, or…

Gaza concerns in Norway

Whereas only about 100 people could be bothered to turn up at an anti-Israel pro-Gaza demo in Bergen, many many more were very annoyed to learn that Norwegian tax payers money has gone towards paying ghost workers in Gaza. Also,…

The terror funding thing that wont go away

lifted from VG.no, bad google translate Can’t get answer about support for terrorism prisoners Progressive party warns against “testing the Parliament’s patience» Published 05/02/13 – 12:39, modified 02/05/13 – 12:39 (AP) By Erlend Skevik Norway has still not received any…

Norway in the news

Possibly not the media coverage that was hoped for….   Norway seen from abroad   Bulletin   April 21, 2013       Norway update: Possible hearing in Norwegian Parliament about Foreign Ministry’s misinforming Parliament about PA’s payment of salaries…

Wunderbar Norwegian double standards

LIke former PM Gro Harlem Brundtland said several years ago. it is typical Norwegian to be good. She only forgot to complete the sentence. Good at double standards, she should have said! From jubilation to being upset about the Pensions…

Støre’s whitewash

here is the reply Støre provided to the MP Ropstad (conservatives) regarding PA financial support to Palestinian terrorists and  families of suicide bombers. As expected, a whitewash… Not even attempting to investigate, but send off a fax to the PA…

Not in Norwegian news – how donor countries are wary of power struggle between Abbas, Fayyad

Lifted from Jerusalem  Post PA donors warn Abbas not to replace Fayyad By KHALED ABU TOAMEH04/24/2012 05:45 Donors aware of Abbas’s repeated attempts to remove Fayyad from power and seize control of Finance Ministry, diplomat says. Donor countries have warned…

Støre in a bit of a pickle

FM Støre, or as we call him here, Teflon-Støre, now has found himself in a bit of a pickle; In 2008, the Foreign Ministry awarded NOK 6 million for a development project in the High North, ostensibly initiated by the…