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  • Video recordings from “Media in the Shadow of War”

    On Saturday, february 24th 2024, FOR organized a public seminar at Litteraturhuset (House of Litterature) in Oslo, Norway. There were more than ten speakers and sessions, and in excess of 150 people in attendance. The entire seminar was video recorded. Here are the recordings, divided into separate sessions. You may also watch the whole seminar…

  • Why did the left lose the school election?

    Why did the left lose the school election?

    Reality check: Is it a good sign that Rødt and SV’s parliamentary representatives have become so popular in the mainstream media? What about standing for positions that are banned by the war profiteers? asks the chairman of FOR, Marielle Leraand.

  • In Memorium: Fredrik Heffermehl

    It’s a sad message I just received: Fredrik Heffermehl died today. It is only 6 weeks since Fredrik proudly launched his life’s work, an English translation of his book “The Real Nobel Peace Prize – a squandered opportunity to abolish war.” With Fredrik Heffermehl’s passing, a champion of disarmament and the fight against weapons and…

  • Norway will be complicit in genocide!

    “What Israel is announcing is GENOCIDE. Norwegian politicians who are now not doing EVERYTHING in their power to stop Israel are complicit,” says Marielle Leraand.  The background to why the chairwoman of Peace and Justice (FOR) sees reason to describe what Israel is announcing as genocide is a video message from Israel’s Defense Minister, Yoav…

  • Condemn the attacks on Yemen!

    The Peace and Justice Association demands that Norway condemn the attacks on Yemen and immediately withdraw from the US-led “Operation Prosperity Guardian” in the Red Sea. Until this happens, all Norwegian ships must stay away from the Red Sea.  The reason for the attack is that the Yemeni authorities have declared that ships sailing to…

  • Faktisk.no spreads Israeli disinformation

    By, among other things, accepting a fabricated Israeli audio recording as real evidence, Faktisk.no contributes to creating a false lack of clarity around what happened when Israel bombed the al-Ahli hospital in Gaza on Tuesday evening.  “Israel says it has proof that the group Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) is behind it, and has published an…

  • Support for Israel makes you legally complicit 

    Support for Israel makes you legally complicit Conservative UK MP Crispin Blunt fears his colleagues are unaware of the legal risk they take by voicing support for Israel.

  • Isolate the USA!

    13. November, 2023 Peace and Justice sees opposition to weapons for Ukraine and the desire to stop Israel’s genocide in Gaza as two sides of the same coin. The fact that support from the US is sufficient to allow Israel to continue is linked to the US’s global hegemony. FOR leader Marielle Leraand describes the…

  • Israel – a Nazi state? 

    November 2, 2023  The Nazis attempted to exterminate the Jews during the Second World War. But can we say that Nazi ideology characterises the state that defines itself as Jewish?  In the following text, I will first explain the characteristics of Nazism as a mindset and political action program, and then discuss to what extent…

  • Call it Genocide!

    Shoaib Sultan and Peter Eisenstein  What Israel is doing in Gaza meets all the criteria of a genocide. If we want to stop it, we have to say that what we are seeing is genocide.  The UN Genocide Convention defines genocide as “acts committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national,…