What Surviving a Terrorist Attack Taught Me Bjørn Ihler

2016 Oslo Freedom Forum
May 24, 2016

When Anders Behring Breivik aimed his gun at Bjørn Ihler in the mass shooting at Utøya that made headlines around the world, he had no idea that his act of hate would spark a revolution of compassion. Breivik missed and Ihler survived. Today, he works to tame the currents of hatred and fear that led a man like Breivik to murder more than 70 people and injure hundreds on that day in 2011.