Norway

'Immigrants behind most rapes in Stavanger'

The Local 11 January 2012

An overwhelming majority of men convicted of rape in Stavanger in the last three years come from first and second-generation immigrant communities, a review of the city’s court rulings has shown.

In all, 18 rape judgments were handed down from 2009 to 2011 in the south-western city, according to a review carried out by state broadcaster NRK.

The cases involved 22 men, two of whom were cleared of rape charges.

 

Norwegian Prime Minister Slams Turkey Over Free Press

Stonegate Institute 11 January 2012

Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg has praised Turkey's democratic progress, but questioned respect for free speech and media freedoms, joining mounting international misgivings over

 

Norway's 'Beloved' Terrorist Heads Back to Iraq

AINA.org 10 January 2012
By Bruce Bawer

How time flies! It seems only yesterday that we folks in Norway first heard the name Mullah Krekar. The sometime leader of Ansar al-Islam -- which narrow-minded individuals insist on calling a

 

Norwegian Schools Preach the Wonders of Niqab

FrontPage Magazine 10 January 2012
By Bruce Bawer

The news came three days before Christmas: The Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR) has announced that the Department of Defense will now allow Muslim and Sikh students participating

 

Anti-Islam Metal band wins prestigious music award

European Son 10 January 2012

Norwegian Black Metal band Taake has been nominated for the Spellemann Prize. The contemporary music prize has twenty categories, and Taake has been nominated for the Best Metal Album category for

 

Islam in Norway

Gates of Vienna 9 January 2012
By The Observer

Our Norwegian correspondent The Observer offers the third and final part in his series of essays on the Left in Norway. In the current installment he examines the democratic deficit within the Muslim community, and the political establishment’s unwillingness to address this issue.

Previously: Part 1 and Part 2.

This is the third and final instalment in a three part series in which I examine left-wing media bias in Norway, the Left’s moral support for anti-democratic forces in the Middle East, and Norwegian Muslims, views on democracy and traditional Western values.

 

Norway’s ‘Beloved’ Terrorist Heads Back to Iraq

FrontPage Magazine 9 January 2012
By Bruce Bawer

How time flies! It seems only yesterday that we folks in Norway first heard the name Mullah Krekar?. The sometime leader of Ansar al-Islam – which narrow-minded individuals insist on calling a

 

To VG and Aftenposten: Do the Right Thing and Publish Breivik’s Comments

Gates of Vienna 9 January 2012
By Fjordman

Below is Fjordman’s response to Norwegian media outlets after one of them published falsehoods about him — deliberately or otherwise — in relation to the Anders Behring Breivik case.

On December 23, 2011, the newspaper Verdens Gang (VG) ran an online article entitled "Slik var kontakten mellom ‘Fjordman’ og Breivik” — "This is what the contact was like between ‘Fjordman’ and Breivik.” That same afternoon the public broadcaster NRK also quoted information that came directly from confidential statements I had given to Norwegian police in the fall of 2011.

 

Counterterrorism Tools: How To Report Violent Jihad Videos on YouTube

British Freedom 9 January 2012

Conservative opinions? Be careful what you say… Islamic jihad? That’ll do nicely.

The weekend’s in full swing and so are the jihadi video makers. Time for our regular visit to the Google/ YouTube Hall of Shame, checking out the Islamic terrorist video war porn that the Mountain View gazillionaires allow to proliferate on the world’s number one video sharing site.

 

The hidden blueprint of freedom: Free societies don't appear out of thin air

teamfreedom 5 January 2012
By Anton Pototschnik and Thomas Pototschnik

Why do we have unique personal freedoms and opportunities in Europe?

This book reveals the hidden blueprint of freedom, which is the basis for every free society in human history. Are we losing our freedoms again? The book illustrates developments in history which led to the loss of personal freedom and rights.

It shows alarming similarities to our current situation: disenchantment with politics, the formation of parallel societies, continuous economic crises and so forth.With the hidden blueprint of freedom you hold the key to the understanding of these complex relations.

 

Snubbed millionaire's brutal attack on girlfriend

Emirates 24/7 4 January 2012

A Norwegian girl was brutally attacked by her boyfriend as she refused to marry him. Twenty four year old Sulvy Leopreez Sakkur was severely beaten by her Egyptian millionaire boyfriend. The

 

A Muslim Apostate’s Defense of the West

FrontPage Magazine 3 January 2012
By Bruce Bawer

Ibn Warraq? is the pseudonymous, Pakistani-born author of the modern classic Why I Am Not a Muslim and the writer or editor of several other estimable books about Muhammed, the Koran, Islamic culture, Muslim apostates, and Western civilization. Surely few people know as much as he does about both the West and Islam. Therefore I was more than eager to read his new book, Why the West Is Best: A Muslim Apostate’s Defense of Liberal Democracy.

Naturally, I expected something wise and incisive and steeped in learning – and I wasn’t disappointed. But what I hadn’t counted on was how fresh, original, delightfully inspired, and emotionally stirring Warraq’s approach to his topic would be. Take his first chapter, which is about New York, a city he views as "a testament to the robustness of Western culture and to its welcoming catholicity.” Warraq’s goal here is to help us to see a Western metropolis through the eyes of a person from, say, the Islamic world, and thus recognize the magnificence of things so familiar to us that we may take them for granted.

 

What Non-Muslims Can Do About Islam

Citizen Warrior 2 January 2012

NOT ONLY ARE are some people killing non-Muslims in the name of Islam (in impressive numbers) but some are doing something less newsworthy but potentially more disconcerting: Demanding and gaining concessions from non-Muslims, and slowly encroaching on democratic freedoms with the end-goal of establishing Sharia law in Western democracies (and already succeeding). This must be stopped and your help is needed.

 
 

Douchewriter Oyvind Strommen has book 'dark net' fisked by fellow Norwegian

Tundra Tabloids 2 January 2012

Oivind Ostberg filed the following review of Oyvind Strommen’s book, ‘The Dark Net’ at Document.no, published on 30.12.2011. Ostberg’s review exposes the shallowness and overt bias of the author’s

 

Political Correctness - Our Titanic

Family Security Matters 2 January 2012
By Leslie Sacks

Pandering will sink us, will weaken our foundations and our unique culture; a culture of tolerance yet of logic, of equality but also of independence. It is our behavior (and not our thoughts)

 

Multiculturalism is the wrong concept

Lancaster Eagle Gazette 2 January 2012
By Richard Scamehorn

This is the first of a two-part series about inter-civilizational immigration There is a global migration, particularly from poorer nations to the wealthier -- usually to western countries -- that

 

Culturally Enriched Domestic Violence in Oslo

Gates of Vienna 30 December 2011

Our Norwegian correspondent The Observer sends the following report about the disproportionate increase of domestic violence among the "New Norwegians” in Oslo. Stranger rape is no longer the only

 

Why the West Is Best: A Muslim Apostate’s Defense of Liberal Democracy

PJ Media 16 December 2011
By Phyllis Chesler

The legendary Ibn Warraq is my dear friend. I decided to review his new and very excellent book Why the West is Best: A Muslim Apostate’s Defense of Liberal Democracy and to interview him here as well.

But let’s be clear from the outset. I am reviewing his book not because he is my friend. Rather, he is my friend because he writes great and important books. He is someone with whom I can share serious and witty conversations; he may very well be the best-read man I know. His familiarity with a vast array of fields is truly astounding and a great consolation (at least to me) in our world of apps and pads and short attention spans. He is supremely knowledgeable about philosophy, Islamic and Western art, music, theater, architecture, and literature, both sacred and secular.

 

The Poison of Multiculturalism

FrontPage Magazine 7 December 2011
By Bruce Bawer

If you want a pretty good example of just why multiculturalism is so poisonous, here’s one for you.

I live in Norway.  Here, as elsewhere in Europe, there reside innumerable immigrants from the Muslim world who despise Western values, reject sexual equality, and affirm primitive patriarchal codes and concepts of "honor” that condemn people (mostly females) to death for infractions that neither you nor I would even recognize as infractions.  Nonetheless these individuals enjoy Norwegian residency, and in some cases Norwegian citizenship, which some of them were granted because they claimed asylum (most likely on specious grounds, as demonstrated by the fact that many, if not most, of them return regularly to the countries from which they supposedly "fled”), and which others were granted because they married Norwegian residents (usually their own cousins, whom they married for no other reason than to acquire Western residency).

 
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