Norway massacres…an aftermath roundup…

Posted by on July 24th, 2011
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Oslo bombing, shooting (big photo gallery, news updates)

from Boing Boing by Xeni Jardin

Oslo terror suspect: Anders Behring Breivik, 32, links to right-wing extremism

from Boing Boing by Xeni Jardin
The suspect arrested in today?s bombing and shooting attacks in Oslo is 32-year-old Anders Behring Breivik, who is believed to have links to right-wing extremist and anti-immigrant (read: anti-Muslim) organizations. (source: Sky News). And now, he has a Wikipedia page. The Daily Mail has photos.

Norway gunman ‘defends’ shootings

from BBC News | Europe | World Edition
The main suspect in Norway’s twin terror attacks admits responsibility, describing his actions as “gruesome but necessary”, his lawyer says

In Pictures: Norway attacks

from AL JAZEERA ENGLISH (IN DEPTH)
Scores killed after gunman opened fire at an island youth camp in Norway, hours after a deadly bomb explosion in Oslo.

Blaming Muslims – yet again

from AL JAZEERA ENGLISH (IN DEPTH)
Looking to place blame for the attacks that took place in Norway, many looked no further than the Muslim community.

What did the Oslo killer want?

from FP Passport by Blake Hounshell
I have just finished reading through what appears to be the 1,518-page manifesto and handbook of the perpetrator of the worst terrorist attack in Norwegian history.

VIDEO: First images of the gunman on island

from BBC News | Europe | World Edition
Norway’s prime minister has said his country’s way of life has been abused and attacked, and the violence is “beyond comprehension”.

Norway Attacks: Suspect?s Social Media Trail Examined

by Chris Taylor

Why would Norway be a target?

from FP Passport by Robert Zeliger

Oslo and Utøya attacks ? understanding the reporting of an evolving event

from Jon Worth by Jon
I?m starting to write this blog entry at 2123 CET on 22nd July 2011. We have known for a few hours that twin attacks have taken place in Norway ? an explosion in central Oslo and a series of shootings at Utøya, an island in Tyrifjorden to the north east of Oslo where a Labour Party youth meeting was taking place.

VIDEO: Gunman opens fire on Norway island

from BBC News | Europe | World Edition
Norway is hit by twin attacks – a massive bomb blast in the capital and a shooting attack on young people at a governing Labour Party youth camp.

Terrorism?shatters?peace?in?home?of?Nobel?prize

from FT.com – World, Europe
Oslo is known around the world as the home of the Nobel peace prize and capital of one of the world’s most prosperous and stable societies

Political culture in Norway: ?More democracy and openness? as a reaction to violence

from Ideas on Europe by Ronny Patz
Yesterday, a double act of extreme violence has hit Norway and speculations on who did this have started as it is usual in the news media cycle. Besides the explosion in the governmental district in central Oslo, for me the more shocking act ? if one can say this ?  is the shooting of young people at a social democratic youth camp in Utøya because besides the horrible attack on the life of human beings it is also an attack on democratic youth activism that we need for our democracies.

VIDEO: Norway shooting: Rescue operation

from BBC News | Europe | World Edition
Oslo police spokesman Anders Frydenberg describes the emergency operation on Norway’s Utoeya island, where a gunman opened fire indiscriminately on Friday, killing at least 80 people.

Oslo bombing, shooting (big photo gallery, news updates)

by Xeni Jardin

HOW TO: Follow the Norway Terror Attacks Online

by Chelsea Stark

Oslo Bombing Video Is a Facebook Scam, Infecting 1 User Per Second [WARNING]

by Charlie White

 

 

Norway PM says attacker turned paradise into hell

by OSLO – Reuters
An assailant who shot dead at least 84 people at a youth camp of Norway’s ruling party turned a “youth paradise into a hell”, Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg said on Saturday.

91 killed in Norway island massacre, capital blast

by OSLO – The Associated Press
A Norwegian dressed as a police officer gunned down at least 84 people at an island retreat before being arrested, police said Saturday.

“The Oslo and Utøya Island Atrocities” by Henning Meyer

from Social Europe Journal by Henning Meyer
I am out in Chicago and was shocked to learn yesterday about the horrendous attacks that took place in Norway. My thoughts are of course with the families and friends of the victims. These attacks also serve as a reminder that a free, open and democratic society cannot be taken for granted but…

Norway massacre shocks Europe

from EUobserver.com – Headline News

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