The Swedish Church is behind the HOPP campaign. HOPP is the Swedish acronym for “Stop the Occupation of Palestine”. It is also the Swedish word for “hope”. When the Swedish Church talks about Palestine, they mean – just as Yasser Arafat does – a geographical area that belongs only to Arabs. Arabs who today call […]
Monthly archives: May 2004
How deliberately inflammatory may a newspaper headline be?
Sent to the Editor of Swedish daily Expressen on 21 May 2004. Eight Palestinian civilians were killed in a tragic mistake during the ongoing war in Gaza this past week. The apparent cause was that an Israeli missile fired as a warning shot either entered the wrong trajectory or accidentally hit an area that had […]