Tag Archive for Israel

Dagsavisen gilds the rose

  The Norwegian daily Dagsavisen covers the riots in Malmö today under the headline: “Turbulent anti-Israeli demonstration in Malmö”. The article makes no mention of the fact that neo-nazis are reported to participate in the march, alongside with the left-wing…

Demonstrators attack police in Malmö, Sweden

The Swedish daily Aftonbladet reports that the demonstration in Malmö developed into a riot. Translated excerpt below: MALMÖ/STOCKHOLM. Approximately 6 000 people demonstrated today against the Davis Cup-match between Israel and Sverige. A riot developed when the march reached the…

Demonstration in Malmö, Sweden

  Aftonbladet reports that around 5000 demonstrators have assembled in Malmö to protest against Israel’s participation in the Davis cup. Among them are Leif Ohly from Vänstre (Swedish for “Left”, a political party) and Per Garthon (Moderates). Police expect the…

Blogger buys book

I take the metro downtown, get of, walk past the guy laying in the snowed over pavement with the sign saying HELP ME but instead of helping I keep walking, winter shoes slipping into the brown, pasty urban snow, walk…

04.03.09 Population growth and ethnic clensing

Erik  Sagflaat, editor of foreign affairs  in Dagsavisen, writes today under the heading: “A deliberate ethnic clensing“.  Sagflaat that Israel’s destructions in Gaza during the recent war is a deliberate step towards the fulfillment of a plan which runs like…

Quotes from Norwegian leaders

  Respected Norwegian leaders on Israel: Leader for Høyre (Norwegian Conservatives) Erna Solberg shares some Scandinavian wisdom in Dagsavisen on March 2nd: “Israel wants the Palestinians to make concessions before they can give anyting back, but Israel needs to understand…

01.03.09 “Norway is anti-semitic”

19 Norwegian media sources today report on how Israeli political scientist and author Manfred Gerstenfeld condemns Norway for being the most anti-semitic country in Europe. Excerpt below from Verdens Gang, one of Norway’s larger daily’s. “In an interview with TV…

Demography and destiny

The Norwegian Progress party has lately drawn attention to the Swedish city of Malmö, where moslem immigrants now account for 80-90% of the population in the borough of Rosengård. The political implications of ethnic diversity is likely to increase in…

Headlines in the Norwegian media

Aim and method: What is the extent of Norwegian interest in Israel? To what extent do Norwegian media cover Israel? This rough survey consists of counting headlines in the indexing service of www.webavisen.no. Webavisen lists headlines and stories from 240…

Anti-Israeli poem

Poem by Hege Ramson, published in Klassekampen (Classwar) on May 12th, published in Dagsavisen on May 21st 2004, displayed by the Palestine committee here.    Ariel Sharon’s robber-song I power on with tanks and planes when I go out a-pillaging I plunder…

Islamic cleric reinterpreted

On February 16th several major Norwegian newspapers told their readers about how Yusuf al-Qaradawi, to whom many Norwegian moslems look for guidance on religious matters, had stated that the holocaust was a divine punishment and that Adolf Hitler had “put…

23.02.09 Warns against helping Palestinians

Stavanger Aftenblad runs an article under the heading: “Warns against helping Palestinians”.  The article quotes professor Efraim Inbar, who leads the Begin-Sadat centre for strategic studies at the Bar-Ilan university in Israel. Excerpt below: —————————————- – The international community needs…

Iran not a threat

In today’s Aftenposten, Daniel Heradstveit comments on Iran’s development of rocket systems. Heradstveit, a researcher at the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs, says the west must not understand Iran’s president literally in his repeated threats to “erase Israel from the map”.…

Lars Gule, Norwegian academic

  Lars Gule is at present an academic at the Oslo University College. Before that he was the general secretary of the Norwegian Humanist Association. Lars Gule is an expert on Islam who became Norway’s very first international terrorist when…

Boycott Israel. Speed up the dialogue.

While most newspapers are struggling, Morgenbladet actually reports an increase in sales. This weeks’ edition of Morgenbladet (February 20-26th) runs a full page article under the title “Boycott Israel. Speed up the dialogue”. The article is written by Hege Ramson, a member…

21.02.09 Extreme right-wing government in Israel

Dagbladet reports “Israeli artillery fires on Lebanon”. In the article itself it turns out that the artillery fire is a response to a rocket having been fired from Lebanon into Israel. Below, from Dagsavisen, today: ————————– President Shimon Peres yesterday…

20.02.09 Aftenposten: Latest ten articles on Israel…

  Hamas – back or forth? (14.02 2009) Russian rocket system pawn in game over Iran’s nuclear program (18.02 2009) Israeli chemist charged with sale of cyanide (18.02 2009) Six wounded in Israeli attacks on Gaza-strip (14.02 2009) Israel’s ethnic predicament (13.02 2009) Hamas promises…