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Norwegians sing to annoy mass killer

Norwegians raised their voices in unison on Thursday to get under the skin of admitted mass killer Anders Behring Breivik. An estimated 40,000 people turned out in central Oslo's Youngstorget square to sing "Children of the Rainbow," a Norwegian version of "My Rainbow Race," written by American folk singer Pete Seeger. During his trial for [...]
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40K Norwegians Sing Song Breivik Can't Stand

News / International Affairs : World from Newser (3 years ago)

Anders Behring Breivik hates the Norwegian song "Children of the Rainbow"; he says it's a Marxist anthem. So 40,000 Norwegians, inspired by an Internet campaign, gathered in rainy Oslo today to belt out the tune near the courthouse ... Read Post

Thousands defy Norway mass killer Breivik in song

News : The Coming Crisis (3 years ago)

OSLO, Norway (AP) — Facing terror with music, tens of thousands gathered in squares across Norway to sing a children's song that gunman Anders Behring Breivik claimed is being used to brainwash young Norwegians. The defiant Facebook... Read Post

40,000 Norwegians Defy Anders Breivik With Song

News : Truthdig (3 years ago)

Near the Oslo courtroom where Anders Behring Breivik is on trial, as many as 40,000 Norwegians filled a square with the lyrics of “Children of the Rainbow,” a song that praises multiculturalism and that Breivik described as Marxist ... Read Post

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