Category Archives: Europe

Finland’s Obama

It is of course impossible to set a headline like the one above without getting regular condescending chuckles from Swedes about our neighbouring country. But I will do it anyway since there are quite a few parallells that Swedish media … Continue reading

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The blond socialist-hating jihadist of Norway…

Update: Here an analysis on the topic by Electronic intifada (the one that exposed A Gay Girl in Damascus). A few quick thoughts. I was working non-stop this evening after the news broke about firstly the Oslo bombing and then … Continue reading

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Bahrain replies to sender

Last night I wrote a blog post about how Sweden’s prime minister Carl Bildt had chosen to contact his Bahraini counterpart through twitter. Well, there is also a reply! in reply to @carlbildt ↑ @khalidalkhalifa Khalid Alkhalifa @carlbildt nice to hear from … Continue reading

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Sweden-Bahrain 0-1?

A while ago a Swedish citizen was sentenced to jail in Bahrain for participating in the ongoing protests. He also risks the death penalty, and is by far not the only person put on trial. For example human rights’ activist … Continue reading

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Last night Saif el islam, the guy who has been described as “the good son” of Muammar Ghadaffi, went on air on Libyan television to give a speech. This followed one that his brother gave earlier and makes a bad … Continue reading

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