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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.

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.

Who bankrolled Norway killer?

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

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.

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.

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.

Never again - EDL admirer kills 76

26 July 2011
Shockwaves went around the world after a far right terrorist killed 76 people in Norway.

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.

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

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.

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.

Norwegian terror suspect looked to the English Defence League as 'an example'

23 July 2011
The man arrested for yesterday’s murderous attacks in Norway admires Britain’s far right English Defence League and claimed to have held discussions with it.

Nordic unions prepare action in support of BA strikers

01 April 2010
Trade unions in Denmark, Norway and Sweden are giving legal notice that they will take action in support of British Airways cabin crew. The five unions – Sweden’s SEKO and Swedish Transport Workers’ Union, Denmark’s 3F and Norway’s Parat and Norwegian Transport Workers’ Union – have acted in response to a call for lawful solidarity action made by the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF).

George Bernard Shaw: a fascinating contradiction

26 February 2008
George Bernard Shaw was born in Dublin in 1856. He was one of the most prolific playwrights of his time. In 1891 Shaw introduced the work of the Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen to the English-speaking world and in the process he helped create 20th century realism on the English stage.

Rising prices while gas is free

14 October 2006
Gas was being given away in Britain last week after wholesale prices plunged following a surge in imports from Norway.

Voices from the world's biggest global anti-war protest

22 February 2003
Turkey | Luxembourg | Ireland | Australia | Austria | Czech Republic | Malaysia | New Zealand | Switzerland | Malta | Poland | Cyprus | Norway | Germany

Australian Tory prime minister's message to refugees: 'Let them drown'

08 September 2001
THE AUSTRALIAN government has set new standards for callous treatment of refugees. Its attitude to the 460 desperate refugees rescued by the Norwegian freighter Tampa from their sinking boat on Sunday 26 August was "let them drown". John Howard, the Liberal (Tory) prime minister of Australia, has ignored the refugees' pleas to be allowed to come to Australia.

Shock sentences

11 August 2001
OUTRAGE has greeted sentences passed on anti-capitalist protesters who demonstrated in the Swedish city of Gothenburg in June. Luigino "Gigi" Longo, a 43 year old trade unionist and socialist living in Norway, and Jonas Enander both received sentences of two and a half years. Paul Robinson, a UNISON union member from Britain, was also imprisoned, for a year.

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