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  • Norway offends by honouring Nazi sympathiser

    Norway has opened a museum and unveiled a postage stamp to celebrate the 150th birthday of Norwegian Nobel literature prize laureate and Nazi sympathiser Knut Hamsun, provoking cries of outrage from a Jewish group. Organisers of the tribute said some 2,500-3,000 people, led by Crown Princess Mette-Marit and Culture Minister Trond Giske, officially opened the [...]

  • The Norwegian offense of paying homage to a Nazi supporter

    Norway has inaugurated a museum and exhibited a postal stamp to celebrate the 150th birthday of the Nobel Prize in Literature winner and Nazi sympathizer Knut Hamsun, causing a big outrage among Jewish groups. According to the organizers, around 2,500 and 3,500 people attended on Tuesday to the official opening ceremony of the Hamsun Center [...]