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  • Norwegian youths reclaim Utoya, four years after massacre
    Norwegian youths reclaim Utoya, four years after massacre Fri, Aug 7, 2015

    Four years after Anders Behring Breivik shot dead 69 people on Utoya island in Norway, about 1,000 Labour Party youths gathered Friday for the first summer camp to be held there since the massacre. More »

  • Norwegian Youth Camp Reopens Four Years After Massacre
    Norwegian Youth Camp Reopens Four Years After Massacre Fri, Aug 7, 2015

    Norwegian teenagers returned to Utøya island Friday for the first time since Right-wing fanatic Anders Behring Breivik shot and killed 69 people there four years ago. A record 1,000-plus youths have registered to attend three days of political seminars as the Labour Party's youth camp, 25 miles northwest of Oslo, opens for the first time since the 2011 massacre. On July 22, 2011, Breivik—a self-identified Christian conservative Norwegian—exploded a car bomb outside government buildings in Oslo before journeying to Utøya dressed as a police officer. More »

  • Norway camp reopens four years after Breivik massacre
    Norway camp reopens four years after Breivik massacre Fri, Aug 7, 2015

    Four years after Anders Behring Breivik killed 69 people on Utoya island, Labour Party's youth camp begins seminars. More »

  • Youth camp resumes on isle 4 years after Norway massacre
    Youth camp resumes on isle 4 years after Norway massacre Fri, Aug 7, 2015

    UTOYA, Norway (AP) — Hundreds of teenagers arrived Friday at a summer camp on the Norwegian island of Utoya for the first time since a fanatic gunman killed 69 there and shook the small Scandinavian country. More »

  • Norway island youth camp reopens fours years after Breivik massacre
    Norway island youth camp reopens fours years after Breivik massacre Fri, Aug 7, 2015

    By Stine Jacobsen UTOYA, Norway (Reuters) - More than 1,000 young activists gathered on Friday on the Norwegian island of Utoya for the official opening of their political party's summer camp, the first meeting there since a right-wing gunman killed 69 people in a rampage four years ago. "It's good to be home again at Utoya," the president of the centre-left Labour Party youth organisation, Mani Hussaini, told a crowd sitting on a hill. Some of the youths had crossed in the same ferry that took Anders Behring-Breivik, disguised as a policeman, to the island in July 2011 after he earlier had set off a car bomb outside the prime minister's office in the centre of Oslo. More »

  • Reclaiming Utoya
    Reclaiming Utoya Fri, Aug 7, 2015

    Breivik wanted to create conflict between Norwegians and immigrant communities, but his acts had the opposite effect. More »

  • A Political Youth Camp and the Legacy of Terror In Norway
    A Political Youth Camp and the Legacy of Terror In Norway Thu, Aug 6, 2015

    Norway’s Labor Party will return Friday to the island of Utoya for its first youth camp at the site since 2011, when a gunman professing far-right-wing ideology attacked the youth camp and killed 69 people. The Labor Party’s youth camp was canceled in 2012 and was held in other location in the subsequent years. “Those who are preparing to return to Utoya are helping to write a new page in the history of the island,” Mani Hussaini, a 27-year-old from Syrian Kurdistan who was elected the head of the party’s youth wing last year, told Agence France-Presse ahead of the three-day camp that begins Friday. More »

  • Norway massacre survivor determined to reclaim Utoya island
    Norway massacre survivor determined to reclaim Utoya island Thu, Aug 6, 2015

    The day of the massacre, he saved the life of a woman riddled by bullets, but lost two close friends. Now this young activist is determined to reclaim Utoya, the idyllic island Anders Behring Breivik turned into a nightmare. More »

  • Four years after carnage, Utoya comes back to life
    Four years after carnage, Utoya comes back to life Wed, Aug 5, 2015

    Four years after Anders Behring Breivik's bloody rampage, the Norwegian island of Utoya will return to life this weekend as it hosts its first Labour youth camp since the carnage. More »

  • Youth camp resumes 4 years after massacre on Norwegian isle
    Youth camp resumes 4 years after massacre on Norwegian isle Wed, Aug 5, 2015

    UTOYA, Norway (AP) — Four years ago a right-wing extremist gunned down 69 people, shattering the tranquility on the idyllic Norwegian island of Utoya after killing eight in a bomb blast at government buildings in the center of the capital Oslo. More »

  • Police in Norway Haven't Killed Anyone in Nearly 10 Years
    Police in Norway Haven't Killed Anyone in Nearly 10 Years Sat, Aug 1, 2015

    Police in Norway hardly ever use their guns, a new report released by the Scandinavian country's government shows. In fact, it's been almost 10 years since law enforcement shot and killed someone, in 2006. Perhaps the most telling instance was when terrorist Anders Breivik opened fire in 2011 and killed 77 people in Utoya and Oslo. More »

  • Time for Ireland’s new anti-immigration party to answer difficult questions …
    Time for Ireland’s new anti-immigration party to answer difficult questions … Fri, Jul 31, 2015

    Anyone tweeting criticism of Identity Ireland will find out pretty quickly who – and what – their supporters are. And boy, don’t they like their St Brigid’s Cross swastika avatars. More »

  • Teenager Guilty Of College Massacre Plot
    Teenager Guilty Of College Massacre Plot Fri, Jul 31, 2015

    Liam Lyburd, 19, who was accused of plotting a gun and bomb attack on Newcastle College in November last year, was convicted following a trial at Newcastle Crown Court. The teenager's mass murder plot was foiled when he was arrested in November after a tip-off from a concerned member of the public. More »

  • Thousands rally in Finland against lawmaker's anti-immigration remark
    Thousands rally in Finland against lawmaker's anti-immigration remark Tue, Jul 28, 2015

    Thousands of people protested in Finland on Tuesday against a lawmaker's anti-immigration remarks and voiced their support for a multicultural Finnish society. The protests followed comments in a Facebook post by Olli Immonen, a lawmaker from the co-ruling Finns Party known for its euro-sceptic views. The victory will be ours." The Finns Party, second-biggest in the parliament, is known for backing tougher immigration laws, but has distanced itself from Europe's far-right parties. More »

  • Over 10,000 Finns rally in support of multiculturalism
    Over 10,000 Finns rally in support of multiculturalism Tue, Jul 28, 2015

    Over ten thousand people rallied in Helsinki Tuesday to support multiculturalism and protest recent controversial statements by a populist legislator, police said. More »

  • School Massacre 'Stopped At Last Minute'
    School Massacre 'Stopped At Last Minute' Thu, Jul 23, 2015

    An 19-year-old was stopped at the last minute from carrying out a gun and bomb attack on a college in Newcastle last year, a court has heard. Liam Lyburd has pleaded guilty to nine counts of possessing pipe bombs, explosives, a 9mm handgun and expanding ammunition, but denies intent to endanger life. Lyburd is on trial accused of an alleged plot to attack Newcastle College on 3 November last year. More »

  • Norway opens Breivik massacre exhibition on anniversary
    Norway opens Breivik massacre exhibition on anniversary Wed, Jul 22, 2015

    Four years after the attacks by Anders Behring Breivik, Norway on Wednesday opened an exhibition dedicated to the tragedy that some fear could become a "hall of fame" for the mass murderer. More »

  • Norway honors 77 victims of extremist attacks in July 2011
    Norway honors 77 victims of extremist attacks in July 2011 Wed, Jul 22, 2015

    HELSINKI (AP) — Four years after a right-wing extremist killed 77 people in Norway, Prime Minister Erna Solberg says July 22, 2011, will always remain a dark day in the Scandinavian country's history. More »

  • Majority of Breivik victims' parents 'too traumatised to work'
    Majority of Breivik victims' parents 'too traumatised to work' Wed, Jul 22, 2015

    Over half the parents of the victims of Norwegian mass killer Anders Behring Breivik remain too traumatised to return to full-time work, a study showed Wednesday as Norway marked the fourth anniversary of the attacks. More »

  • Norwegian killer Breivik wins place at Oslo University
    Norwegian killer Breivik wins place at Oslo University Fri, Jul 17, 2015

    Anders Behring Breivik, who killed 77 people in 2011, to study political science from solitary confinement in prison. More »

  • Mass killer Breivik to study at Oslo University, from jail
    Mass killer Breivik to study at Oslo University, from jail Fri, Jul 17, 2015

    Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik won a place on Friday to study at Oslo University from solitary confinement in prison, despite outrage at his massacre of 77 people four years ago. Many were appalled when Breivik, who holds far-right anti-Muslim views and has shown no remorse, applied for the three-year bachelor's course in political science. Breivik, now 36, planted a bomb on July 22, 2011 in central Oslo that killed eight people and destroyed the government headquarters. More »

  • Oslo university admits mass killer Breivik to study program
    Oslo university admits mass killer Breivik to study program Fri, Jul 17, 2015

    COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Convicted mass killer Anders Behring Breivik has been admitted to the University of Oslo's political science program, although he will stay in his cell to study, the university's rector said Friday. More »

  • Mass Killer Breivik To Study For Diploma
    Mass Killer Breivik To Study For Diploma Fri, Jul 17, 2015

    The Norwegian far-right extremist who killed 77 people in a shooting and bombing rampage four years ago is to study for a university qualification. Anders Behring Breivik, who is serving a 21-year prison sentence for bombing government buildings in Oslo before opening fire at a youth camp, has been granted permission to join the University of Oslo's political science programme. Contact between Breivik and the university will take place via a contact person but prison rules will stop him from entering the campus, attending classes or having contact with students or staff. More »

  • Mass murderer Breivik to study for degree behind bars
    Mass murderer Breivik to study for degree behind bars Fri, Jul 17, 2015

    Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik has been admitted to a political science course, the University of Oslo said Friday, but his imprisonment means he is unlikely to earn a degree. More »

  • Norwegian killings exhibit stirs fears of Breivik 'hall of fame'
    Norwegian killings exhibit stirs fears of Breivik 'hall of fame' Wed, Jul 15, 2015

    By Alister Doyle OSLO (Reuters) - A planned exhibition about the killings of 77 people in 2011 is angering some Norwegians, who fear it will turn into a "hall of fame" for mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik. The exhibition, opening next week in the government building in central Oslo where Breivik killed his first eight victims on July 22, 2011, will include his fake police identity card and bits of the mangled van in which he planted a bomb. Norway's Conservative-led government says the information centre, likely to last five years, has been planned in consultation with some survivors and relatives to help the Nordic nation come to terms with the attacks. More »

  • Breivik items in exhibition to commemorate attacks
    Breivik items in exhibition to commemorate attacks Tue, Jul 14, 2015

    Items belonging to Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik, including his fake ID and the remains of a car bomb, will go on display in Oslo next week to commemorate the 2011 attacks. More »

  • Police In Norway Fired Their Guns Just Twice Last Year
    Police In Norway Fired Their Guns Just Twice Last Year Tue, Jul 7, 2015

    Even more astonishingly, those two shots resulted in zero deaths or injuries. More »

  • Mass killer Breivik accuses Norway of violating his human rights Wed, Jul 1, 2015

    Mass killer Anders Behring Breivik launched legal action on Wednesday accusing the Norwegian state of violating his human rights by keeping him in strict isolation in prison four years after he massacred 77 people. The legal papers, filed with Oslo's main court and referring to the European Convention on Human Rights, were aimed at forcing Oslo to grant Breivik more access to other people and limit censorship of his letters. "He has a very extreme degree of isolation," Breivik's lawyer Oeystein Storrvik told Reuters, saying contact with other people was mainly with guards and health personnel. More »

  • Why Is Dylann Roof So Worried About Europe?
    Why Is Dylann Roof So Worried About Europe? Wed, Jun 24, 2015

    “I saw that the same things were happening in England and France, and in all the other Western European countries. When, according to survivors, Mr. Roof told the victims at the prayer meeting that black people were “taking over the country,” he was expressing sentiments that unite white nationalists from the United States and Canada to Europe, Australia and New Zealand. More »

  • Blessed Are the Peacemakers
    Blessed Are the Peacemakers Fri, Jun 19, 2015

    The Reverend Clementa Pinckney, of the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, knew he was in a dangerous line of work. Pinckney certainly knew the story of Denmark Vesey, one of the founders of Emanuel A.M.E., whose church was razed to the ground and whose life was ended because of his efforts to set blacks free. Vesey himself was a free man, and wealthy, and yet he marched boldly and knowingly toward the peril of death by trying to lead a slave revolt. More »

  • Man 'Wanted To Kill Charles For Harry'
    Man 'Wanted To Kill Charles For Harry' Tue, May 12, 2015

    A ginger-haired right-wing extremist wrote about killing Prince Charles in the hope of making his red-headed son Harry king, a court has heard. In a notebook seized by police, Mark Colborne, 37, also compared himself to the far-right mass murderer Anders Breivik, who carried out the 2011 Norway attacks, a jury at the Old Bailey was told. Prosecutor Annabel Darlow QC told jurors in the notebook, Colborne had said he wanted to kill "dark-haired" people. More »

  • Ginger 'fanatic plotted Prince Charles murder to make Harry king'
    Ginger 'fanatic plotted Prince Charles murder to make Harry king' Tue, May 12, 2015

    A right-wing fanatic who felt marginalised because of his ginger hair plotted the assassination of Prince Charles in the hope that his red-haired son Harry would become king, a British court heard Tuesday. More »

  • Karl Ove Knausgaard on the Power of Brevity
    Karl Ove Knausgaard on the Power of Brevity Tue, Apr 28, 2015

    In our conversation for this series, though, Knausgaard chose to examine the biblical story of Cain and Abel—a text he admires for its extreme compression. It’s a very good place to write from. More »

  • Oklahoma City bombing 20th anniversary: How 'the US Mein Kampf' inspired …
    Oklahoma City bombing 20th anniversary: How 'the US Mein Kampf' inspired … Sat, Apr 18, 2015

    At first glance, Timothy McVeigh and Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi have little in common. Yet both McVeigh and Baghdadi have entered the annals of infamy by orchestrating brutal lone-wolf attacks. McVeigh, in tandem with Terry Nichols, blew up the Murrah Federal Building on 19 April 1995, killing 168 innocent people. Baghdadi, the head of Islamic State (Isis), is waging a brutal reign of terror across Europe and the Middle East, his brainwashed minions carrying out a series of devastating lone strikes from Paris to Sydney. More »

  • Germanwings co-pilot a friendly pro who 'dreamed' of flying
    Germanwings co-pilot a friendly pro who 'dreamed' of flying Thu, Mar 26, 2015

    Andreas Lubitz, the co-pilot suspected of deliberately crashing a Germanwings jet, was a life-long flying enthusiast who had passed all the airline's psychological tests and had no known terrorist links. More »