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A psycho in Norway

Discussion in 'Alley of Dangerous Angles' started by Beren, Jul 22, 2011.

  1. Beren

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    Never screw with a Scandinavian.
     
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    It almost seems like a group action. With a government building being bombs and then a government sponsored youth event being targetted.

    I don't know anything about Norweigian politics, but this seems suspiscious.

    Still horrible and it takes a real coward to attack children.
     
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    I wonder what the Norwegian PM did to piss these guys off? Off course that is pure speculation on my part.
     
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    My read from the article is that the government recently upset an islamic cleric.
     
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    Any source on the islamic speculations? I've been watching NRK (Norway TV) broadcasts most of this evening and still this is the first time I hear of this possible connection here.

    Not that it sounds all that far-fetched, just surprising that I didn't pick it up on the telly.
     
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    Has anyone claimed responsibility yet? Sky News seem to be suggesting that it is the work of a "Muslim Terrorist group".

    Given that I don't think anyone has claimed responsibility yet I reckon this is Libya again.
     
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    I can tell you whats been announced this far (I am norwegian and I live in Norway).

    A 1.90m blond norwegian man got arrested for the crimes. The same guy set off the bomb, and then attacked the youth-program. By the looks of things, he wasn`t alone.

    True to their nature, the Al Quaida swiftly claimed they did it (wich was ********).

    Mostly it points to some political attack, since the youth program was from the same political party as our prime-minister. Some rumors are also saying neo-nazis, though. I am voting for the first theory in any case.

    No muslim involvement. Whatever tv-station tells you this probably just wants to add heat to islamic fanatism.



    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/art...-island-massacre-linked-Oslo-bomb-blasts.html
     
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    Christ, there's 80+ people dead from the island shooting :(
     
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    This is insane, 84 youths gunned down on the island. Any with military experience tell me how long that would take for a lone gunman? Imagine the horror, stuck on an island where automatic fire is trying to shoot you.
     
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    ****ing campers!



    Apparently he was dressed as a policeman and rounded everyone up first.
     
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    Here in Germany they talk about a lone neo-nazi-Right-winger.
    #No word about Islamic-influenced action.

    But still, the scope is a bit grand for a loner!
    First the Bombing and then a few hours later the island shooting!
    (Utoya is a ****ing trap. Small and nowhere to go without swimming or boating)
    They stood no chance.

    Still, such an number of casualties is immense, that guy must have changed clips a couple of times!

    I had a girl there is Oslo once. Hope she's alright!
     
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    According to the Finnish media we actually seem to be looking at a extreme Christian terrorist instead of a Islamic one...
     
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    Whether it be a Muslim or an Aryan, the guy deserves death. He won't get it of course, but it's what he deserves.
     
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    In a way I'm kind of glad that it's a Christian extremist that did this, people have kind of been forgetting that good old white Christian folk are capable of acts of terror too.
     
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    No idea where the christian bit is coming from. But that hasn`t been mentioned at all in norwegian media.
     
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    Here in Germany it's still about a Right-Winger. They say it looks like a political motive!
     
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    There was a note in the BBC article that he put himself as Christian and conservative in his Facebook page. Not that that means much, apparently - you can write whatever you want there, and someone who's willing to indiscriminately murder children can hardly be considered a Christian imo. I definitely don't think it was religion that prompted this massacre.

    Then again, this guy is the suspect. Until he's proven guilty, we can't be sure he is responsible.
     
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    Ohh there is no doubt that he is guilty. They have videos of him doing the act too.
     
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    Oh. Well, that should settle it. What is the maximum sentence in Norway?

    BTW, an article in the local online media mentioned that witnesses of the island shooting said there was a 2nd gunman. Is there anything you've heard about it?
     
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