Johan Galtung Reflects on Norwegian Massacre, Afghan War (Part 1) (VIDEO OF THE WEEK)
Today [17 Apr 2012] is the second day of the trial of Anders Behring Breivik, the anti-Muslim Norwegian militant who massacred 77 people last summer. Breivik is on trial for setting off a car bomb that killed eight people at government headquarters in Oslo last July, then killing 69 in a shooting spree at a summer youth camp on an island organized by the ruling Labour Party. As the trial continues in Norway, we are joined by Norwegian sociologist and mathematician, Johan Galtung who is regarded as the principal founder of the discipline of peace and conflict studies. His granddaughter was on the island when Breivik attacked.
This article originally appeared on Transcend Media Service (TMS) on 23 Apr 2012.
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