Category Archives: Norway

Media Has a Responsibility to Not Encourage Terrorism or Islamophobia

By Ramyar Hassani: Here is why the excessive media coverage given to Mullah Krekar is damaging. During the past few weeks, media outlets, especially Kurdish and Norwegian ones, have paid a lot of attention to Mullah Krekar. His quotes have been repeated over and over in all kinds of media outlets, both local and international….

Kurdish victim of Norway massacre championed tolerance

Bano Rashid, the first of 77 massacre victims to be buried in Norway, was a Kurd whose family left Iraq in 1996. While her killer immersed himself in prejudice, hatred and xenophobic nightmares, 18 year old Bano – a dynamic member of the ruling Nowegian Labour Party’s youth wing – cherished a positive vision. Bookmark…