Art and the humanities

Now Norwegians know what Khaybar means

Norwegians who read Dagbladets book review of Halvor Tjønns book “Muhammed” will by now probably understand the extreme gravity of the placard in the 2009 Gaza demonstration that turned into a pogrom in Oslo. Several placards had the words Khaybar, Khaybar, ya…

Norway has been found out again – this time in Spanish

Oh, dearie me, Norwegian stocks are taking a beating lately. After having surfed the waves, playing the big pretender, it seems the party is over. After having been lambasted for the Dershowitz fracas, the impossibility that a man like Trond…

Black students say keep apartheid out of it

J’post has this little gem today Apparently black students from several universities have had enough of the misappropriation of the term ‘apartheid’ that Students for Justice in Palestine have stolen from Black Americans. In a series of ads that will…

Blood thirsty Gaza terrorists shower Sha’ar HaNegev with rockets – Norwegian press serve nonsense stories.

J’post reports that today – Friday April 8, 2011- a kibbutz building has been damaged by rockets and that at least 22 rockets have been shot from Gaza terrorists, aiming at civilian population in Southern Israel. None of this has…

Norwegian journalist abducted, Norwegian press is silent

Ammar Al-Hamdam, the Norwegian journalist who has been abducted by the mad puppy of the ME, Saif Al-Islam, is still unaccounted for. The Norwegian press has simply dropped the matter, substituting calls for his release with toe-curlingly embarrassing tales of…

Using children as human shield is a war crime

Vårt Land features an interesting article on the ethical dilemmas the coalition forces encounter as they have to respond to dirty tactics by Gadaffi. The question is: to bomb or not to bomb sites “protected” by human shields. Cecilie Hellestveit…