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life less ordinary banner In my community I find incredible resilience against violence and those who through terror seek to divide, that resilience is found everywhere. It's found in the coffee shops in the foothills of Galata where life moves on after attacks and attempted coups in Turkey. It's found in the offices and streets of London where friends gathered after the attacks the city has lived through over the last few months, devising plans for what they could do to heal their city. It's found in the cafes, restaurants, nightclubs and concert stages in and around Paris and in the homes and cars that were opened to strangers after the terrible attack in Manchester in May.
'We have to recognise terrorists come from our own neighbourhoods.'
Bjørn Ihler was already involved in community work when he came face-to-face with far-right terrorist Anders Behring Breivik
A survivor of Anders Breivik's massacre on the island of Utøya has defended a legal decision that the mass murderer's human
The human rights of Norwegian right-wing extremist Anders Behring Breivik have been violated in prison, a court has ruled
The human rights of Norwegian right-wing extremist Anders Behring Breivik have been violated in prison, a court has ruled
Police stand guard in front of the island The programme is similar to previous years, but a little shorter, at three days
We now, to a larger and larger extent, see far-right extremists not only taking to the streets and intimidating communities, but entering European parliaments. De-politicising the incident in Norway did not help in stalling this development. This is not an alarmist claim, but an unfortunate reality we as Europeans must face.
The design for a permanent memorial to the victims of the Utoya massacre has been chosen, with Swedish artist Jonas Dahlberg