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Turning the other cheek

If newspaper Drammens Tidende may have been stoking the fires of controversy in its coverage of various Progress Party activities linked to the Mohammed cartoons that have been back in the headlines recently, their coverage has now become distinctly serene. Now they have been speaking to Muslims.

“We don’t give a toss about this. Continue reading

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Damp squib?

Having a quick scan of the midday news, I was surprised at first not to see a peep about the Progress Party’s specially commissioned Mohammed caricature/cartoon for their membership magazine, which was published today. Too soon? Or maybe the cautious Norwegian media were just not going to touch this one until absolutely necessary?

Or maybe the Progress Party (FrP) were just exaggerating their bold provocation which aimed to test tolerance and freedom of speech? Continue reading