Global Politician 31 August 2009
This attack by journalist Marte Michelet from the left-wing newspaper Dagbladet was actually aimed at fellow newspaper Aftenposten, which dared to mention Bawer’s new book at all. Aftenposten then seemingly fought back, but at the same time criticized Bawer’s “weird conspiracy theories.” As Bawer writes on his website
Gates of Vienna 24 August 2009
The noted blogger Fjordman is filing this report via Gates of Vienna. For a complete Fjordman blogography, see The Fjordman Files. There is also a multi-index listing here. Our Danish correspondent TB brought this Norwegian article to our attention. Fjordman kindly agreed to translate it, and follows it with his comments.
By Fjordman 18 July 2009
Finland was a part of the Russian Empire from 1809 and the Napoleonic Wars to independence during the revolutions in 1917, but it had been a part of the Kingdom of Sweden for centuries before this. Composer Jean Sibelius (1865-1957) was born to a family from the Swedish-speaking minority.
A Norwegian Muslim woman has filed a complaint with her embassy in the Egyptian capital of Cairo after a beach resort banned her from swimming in the pool because she was wearing an Islamic bathing suit.
- Again over this past year there were significant anti-Semitic and anti-Israeli incidents in Norway. Among these were anti-Semitic television satire programs, an act of the Nazification of Israel by a Norwegian diplomat, physical attacks on a pro-Israeli demonstration, death threats against Jews and a desecration of a Jewish cemetery.
The Islamic Cultural Center mosque has never hidden where they get their ideological inspiration: from Jamaat-e-Islami in Pakistan, an organization considered to be an extreme group on the extremist side
Norway's largest immigrant organization received large grants. When TV 2 called a number of members, 80% said they weren't members. The association, which has been in existence since 1974, is very powerful