Norway island youth camp reopens fours years after massacre by anti-Muslim terrorist

More than 1,000 young activists gathered on Friday on the Norwegian island of Utoya for the official opening of their political party's summer camp, the first meeting there since a right-wing gunman killed 69 people in a rampage four years ago.
"It's good to be home again at Utoya," the president of the center-left Labor Party youth organization, Mani Hussaini, told a crowd sitting on a hill.
Some of the youths had crossed in the same ferry that took Anders Behring-Breivik, disguised as a policeman, to the island in July 2011 after he earlier had set off a car bomb outside the prime minister's office in the center of Oslo. The bomb killed eight people.
The killings were the worst atrocity in Norway since World War Two, traumatizing a nation that prides itself on its reputation for peace and safety.
"All the things we had to go through and all the tough days. But this day will also be a part of Utoya's history," the Syrian-born Hussaini said from the stage to loud applause.
Small signs dot the island with names of victims engraved on steel plates fixed to trees.
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