Municipal

From the cathedral to the mosque

lifted from document.no, by blogger Flora (bad google translate) From the cathedral to the mosque FLORA 11/29/2014 at. 19.44 As this is being written, a torchlight procession is marching from the cathedral of Nidar (Trondheim Cathedral) to the mosque in…

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…

Failed trip for Gaza

Hamar Arbeiderblad 2011 09 28, Stian F. Steinsvik Summary: A slightly tragicomically story on a failed project by the Municipality of Hamar: A local committee of pro-Pal activists were at first promised fiscal aid aid by the mayor of Hamar,…

Israel Oslo embassy case on hold

In an interesting turn of events, Dagen informs us that the notice served on Israel embassy in Oslo to vacate premises in 1 year has been withdrawn. For bureaucratic reasons. Which apparently surfaced after Ynet wrote a story on the…

Tromsø – a paradise only if you shut up

Here is another non-Israel story, with focus on the state of affairs for Norwegian prison inmates, in particular the wrongful use of prolonged detention before trial (in effect, suspects of crime are routinely imprisoned),  isolation, sub standard medical care of…