Bloodbath anniversary in Norway
- Published: 22 Jul 2012 at 21.08
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Norwegians on Sunday marked a year since right-wing extremist Anders Behring Breivik massacred 77 people with a poignant memorial ceremony on the island of Utoeya where most of his mainly teenage victims fell.
"Even though we carry a heavy burden, we are still standing,'' said the head of the Labour Party youth wing Eskil Pedersen on the anniversary of the atrocity that stunned the usually tranquil nation.
"He took some of our loveliest roses, but he could not stop the springtime,'' Pedersen said at Utoeya, where Breivik gunned down 69 people.
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