August 1, 2011

Boikott Israel: Pre-Massacre Shots from Utoya Island

It’s hard to post these photos without feeling like I’m providing Breivik with contextual cover for his hatred and insanity. But it’s not like he witnessed the activities on the Utoya island and decided to shoot people. He planned far in advance. My first, and obvious, thought was that the Norwegian Labor Party had very different views from Anders Breivik. With my second thought, I wondered how many of these young people are still alive.

Photo one needs no translation; the sign in photo two says: Defeat the blockade of Gaza. More information here.

(Photos 1: SCANPIX, Norwegian Foreign Minister Jonas Gahr Store visits the camp; Photo 2, unknown.)

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