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Oslo Journal, Part IV

Editor’s Note: The Oslo Freedom Forum, an annual human-rights conference, took place last week, in the Norwegian capital. The previous parts of Jay Nordlinger’s journal are at the following links: I, II, and III.
Outside the Grand Hotel, I …

Oslo Journal, Part III

Editor’s Note: The Oslo Freedom Forum, an annual human-rights conference, took place last week, in the Norwegian capital. For Parts I and II of Jay Nordlinger’s journal, go here and here.
One after the other, speakers take the stage of the …

Oslo Journal, Part II

Editor’s Note: The Oslo Freedom Forum, an annual human-rights conference, took place last week, in the Norwegian capital. For Part I of Jay Nordlinger’s journal, go here.
In an elevator, I meet a young man from Belarus — Franak Viačo…

Oslo Journal, Part I

Editor’s Note: The Oslo Freedom Forum, an annual human-rights conference, took place last week, in the Norwegian capital. We begin Jay Nordlinger’s journal today.
I have a strange thought in the airport men’s room. No, it won’t …

Nobel Nuggets, Part V

Friends, welcome to this final serving of nuggets — this last installment of jottings on the Nobel Peace Prize. Here are links to the previous installments: I, II, III, and IV.
What do you make of Archbishop Desmond Tutu of South Africa, the 1984…