Yesterday on December 20, 2011 Swedish public service channel SVT1 showed this movie: Tears of Gaza. You can watch the film below:
The film focuses on a children’s perspective highlighting Israel’s defensive war in Gaza, around the turn of 2008-2009, ie. a defensive war that began after Hamas, which is the elected government in […]
A while ago the Swedish Pension Fund’s Ethical Council announced that it would divest itself of all shares in the Israeli company, Elbit Systems, since the company has supplied monitoring systems for the protective barrier that protects Israeli civilians from terror attacks emanating from the West Bank. Israel is currently constructing this barrier and some […]
We read in the press that three Swedes have been refused entry into Israel. In Swedish national radio it is said that the members of the group have jewish and Palestinian background and that
the group would visit Israel and Palestine to see how life is going on during the conflict there.
The background […]
George Bernard Shaw once said about the relationship between the U.S. and Britain that those two countries were ”divided by a common language”. It sounds good but the logic is difficult to understand.
Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt says on his blog (in Swedish), talking of the recent European Union statement on the status of […]
It is the decision of the Migration Board’s management to re-assign me from being head of unit to a lower position, because of my support for Israel in this blog, which has rendered sharp criticism by the Swedish Parliamentary Ombudsman JO in a decision made on September 25. Link to decision here (swedish).
According to Haaretz, a representative of the Israeli Foreign Ministry says the following:
We did not ask for an apology, or for measures against the newspaper or the journalist, — All we asked of Sweden and the Swedes is that they reject and decry the content of the report. And our position has not changed.
On Aug. 27 an editorial written by Aftonbladet’s political editor-in-chief Helle Klein was published. Here comes the translation:
Do not compromise on settlements 27 August 2009. Since winter’s Gaza War, relations between Israel and the international community have been strained. The EU froze negotiations on an upgrade of the trade agreement with Israel. Human […]
”The world loves Israel.” That was my summary of what Haaretz journalist Gideon Levy claimed last spring, when an article by him in which he demanded that the Israeli ”war crimes” in Gaza would be investigated, was also published in the Swedish newspaper Dagens Nyheter (swedish). Levy is among other things known for his strong […]
This is the english title of an article by me that was recently published on swedish news-site Newsmill. It has now been translated into English and published on the internet-site of Svensk Israel-information. It can be accessed here. The article also appears on this site.
It should be noted that the original article includes links […]
Tomorrow, on Tuesday, June 2, Swedish Crown Princess Victoria will present the Alma Award in memory of Astrid Lindgren to the Palestine Tamer Institute.
Something that will inevitably darken this event is that the pronounced anti-zionist Ulla Lundqvist has been one of the members of the jury which decided on the winner. Among other things, […]