AS ONE VOICE: CROWDS PACKED AN OLSO SQUARE TO DEFIANTLY SING “CHILDREN OF THE RAINBOW”, WHICH THE NORWAY GUNMAN CLAIMED IS USED TO BRAINWASH CHILDREN INTO SUPPORTING MULTICULTURALISM. PICTURE: AP AP
THOUSANDS of defiant Norwegians have gathered in public squares to sing a song despised by the Norway gunman.
They gathered by the tens of thousands, aiming to face down terror with the power of music.
Inspired by a Facebook-organised protest, Norwegians flocked to public squares across the country yesterday, ignored the drenching rain and lifted their voices in song.
Their target: far-right fanatic Anders Behring Breivik, now on trial for a bomb-and-shooting rampage that killed 77 people. Their weapon: a children’s tune that he claims has been used to brainwash the country’s youth into supporting immigration.
Defiant sing-alongs of “Children of the Rainbow” were staged in Oslo and other major Norwegian cities, while in court survivors of Mr Breivik’s attacks gave tearful testimony in the ninth day of his trial. Read more…