From spats over halal meat in Danish schools to asylum seekers in Sweden, anger about immigration has fuelled the march of populist parties across Nordic countries, leading one such group to the brink of government in prosperous Norway.
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Mass killer Anders Breivik is to be moved to Skien prison, which has one of Norway’s most liberal regimes, local media reported.
Breivik has long requested a transfer back to Skien, where he stayed while his quarters at Oslo’s Ila … Read the rest
by Bernard-Henri Lévy, French philosopher and writer
Strangely enough, what I find most shocking in this Richard Millet affair (this editor at Editions Gallimard who caused a scandal in Paris by publishing “Eloge litteraire de Anders Breivik”) is not the … Read the rest
A writer who argued in an essay that Norway deserved mass-killer Anders Breivik has been forced to step down from a prestigious role with top French publishers Gallimard.
Richard Millet remains a Gallimard employee, the company stressed Friday, but he … Read the rest
Richard Millet, a respected French writer and editor, has sparked controversy for his comments on Anders Breivik, the Norwegian mass killer, whom he described as “without doubt what Norway deserves”.
Breivik was last week sentenced to 21 years in prison
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by Joseph Secrève
It’s been a week since the most notorious modern day mass murderer on Norwegian soil has been sentenced to 21 years, the maximum sentence the Norwegian state could offer. Given the severe nature of Breivik’s crimes – … Read the rest
Norwegian mass killer Anders Behring Breivik may have failed to ignite a race war with Muslims, but he succeeded in stoking anxieties about the stability of Europe’s increasingly diverse societies.
Though his talk of an international underground of killers – … Read the rest
As the trial of Anders Behring Breivik comes to an end, Norway is just starting to shape its future as a nation no longer isolated by its great wealth from a troubled outside world.
Survivors of Breivik’s massacre are waiting … Read the rest
(Reuters) – The Norwegian militant who massacred 77 people last summer gave a clenched-fist salute, smirked at the court and said he acted to defend his country against Muslims on the first day of a trial that threatens to turn … Read the rest
(DPA) Two in three Norwegians believe the country’s media have devoted too much coverage to last year’s bombing and shooting attacks that claimed 77 lives, according to a survey published on Thursday.
The results were released just a few days … Read the rest