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Offshore crash kills 13 in Norway

A helicopter carrying 13 offshore workers crashed in Norway last Friday killing all onboard. The tragedy underlined the dangers faced daily by offshore workers.

Communists and cops—the radical roots of Henning Mankell’s noir

Communists and cops—the radical roots of Henning Mankell’s noir The late Henning Mankell’s Wallander stories built on social realism—but the genre’s roots lie in a Marxist critique of Sweden, says Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Breivik's party is set to join Norwegian government

The Conservative Party has won Norway’s elections, with 27 percent of the vote. 

Norway's mass killer is sane, and driven by fascist ideology

Norways mass killer is sane, and driven by fascist ideology The verdict on Norway’s mass killer Anders Behring Breivik has delivered some justice for his victims and their families.

Pedlars of Hate: new report shows Breivik was no lone wolf

Pedlars of Hate: new report shows Breivik was no lone wolf Judges at the trial of Anders Behring Breivik, the fascist who murdered 77 people in Norway last year, are deliberating whether he is criminally insane.

Breivik survivors give testimony

Five survivors of fascist killer Anders Behring Breivik’s rampage gave testimony during his trial in Norway this week.

'We need an offensive against Islamophobia in Norway'

01 May 2012
Anders Breivik’s terror attack showed how dangerous fascist and Islamophobic ideas are. It has also had an impact on Norwegian politics.

Quotes from the week's news

24 April 2012
‘This is the premise on which members of the Occupy Whatever You Like movement take over public parks and interrupt businesses’The Daily Mail’s Thomas Fleming compares the "civil disobedience" of Norwegian fascist Anders Breivik to the Occupy movement

Protest and vote to push back Nazis

17 April 2012
Fascist killer Anders Behring Breivik went on trial in Norway this week—cheered on by his Muslim-hating friends in Britain’s far right.

EDL founder in court over Breivik links

23 August 2011
A founding member of the English Defence League (EDL), who is linked to Norwegian mass-murderer Anders Behring Breivik, is due to appear in court in Oslo this week.

Media rush to blame Muslims for Norway attacks shows Islamophobia

09 August 2011
"When the news of the Norway attacks came out most people’s first reaction was deep shock. Whatever the context, the massacre of so many young people in cold blood was horrific.

Who bankrolled Norway killer?

02 August 2011
Breivik was able to live a life of leisure as he prepared the massacre.

Norway killer's EDL links

02 August 2011
Breivik’s Nazi email mates Anders Behring Breivik, the Norwegian mass murderer, emailed his Nazi manifesto to 1,000 contacts around the world—250 of them in Britain.

Norway massacre and the axis of Islamophobia

02 August 2011
In the aftermath of Anders Behring Breivik’s murderous rampage, Guardian columnist Simon Jenkins wrote, "The Norwegian tragedy is just that, a tragedy. It does not signify anything and should not be forced to do so.

Norwegians speak out: rulers' Islamophobia paved way for terror attacks

02 August 2011
Anders Behring Breivik’s brutal attacks in Norway last month followed widespread scapegoating of Muslims.

Comments on the Norwegian massacre

26 July 2011
‘There was a shooting at a political camp, which sounds a little like the Hitler youth, or, whatever. I mean, who does a camp for kids that’s all about politics. Disturbing’Right wing US broadcaster Glenn Beck compares those killed in Norway to Nazis

Flood of racism led to terror attacks

26 July 2011
Socialist Worker sends solidarity and sympathy to the families, friends and comrades of the victims of the massacre in Norway.

After massacre, media jumps to wrong conclusions

26 July 2011
The media was quick to condemn the horrors of the Norway massacre—but quicker still to blame it on Muslims.

Norway: 'Solidarity in response to attack on us all'

26 July 2011
The Norwegian labour movement has been attacked—and so have social justice, anti-racism, tolerance and international solidarity.

EDL supporter: Breivik’s a ‘hero in the war on Islam’

26 July 2011
EDL supporters on Facebook were confused over how to respond to the Norway atrocity.

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