Tag Archive for Gaza

Vårt Land on Gaza activism

Vårt Land is one of the smaller Norwegian newspapers. Today’s editorial is on Gaza-activism in Norway. The editorial correctly points out that although Gaza-activism in Norway sails under a humanitarian flag, it’s true purpose is to break the isolation of…

Gaza lacks construction material?

Or so we are told by organizations(Amnesty International, Christian Aid, the Norwegian Refugee Council, Oxfam International and Save the Children UK) who claim that Israel is not living up to Gaza promises. Here are two excerpts from the article in JP:…

Labor parlamentarian says will sail to Gaza

Anette Trettebergstuen represents Labor in Parliament, where she has founded the group “Friends of Palestine”. This group is backed by government and both outnumbers and outguns the “Friends of Israel” which is backed by parts of the opposition. Now VG reports…

Is Afghanistan like Warsaw?

During Cast Lead, Hamas successfully hid behind their own civilian population. Their diabolical strategy left approximately 1400 Palestinian civilians dead. Now Norwegian politician Bjørnar Moxnes from Red (Rødt) claims in an op-ed in Dagsavisen that 2500 Afghan civilians have been…

On the use of white phosphorus

Several Norwegian news-sites are following up on Haaretz story “IDF denies disciplining top officers over white phosphorous use in Gaza war“. Dagbladet‘s Jonas Sverrison Rasch writes (unauthorized translation): According to the Israeli newspaper Haaretz the Israeli forces are denying that…