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Solemn, ‘relevant’ observance of Norway’s Jewish deportation

Russia's war on Ukraine brought new relevance to this weekend's annual observance of a major tragedy during World War II in Norway. It marked ...

Comedian scorned after racist remarks

NEWS ANALYSIS: Atle Antonsen was long one of Norway's most high-profile comedians, but few are laughing after it emerged that he'd fired off a...

Minister asks men’s club to ‘wake up’

Norway's government minister in charge of culture and equality, Abid Raja, said he hopes the Oslo-based men's club Norske Selskab will "wake up" and...

Women light a fire under men’s club

One of the last old-fashioned “gentlemen’s clubs” in Norway came under more pressure to join the 21st century on Monday. After years of debate...

Norway comes to grips with racism

NEWS ANALYSIS: After weeks of demonstrations, news stories, and personal accounts of discrimination, Norwegians are coming to grips with racism in their otherwise egalitarian...

State fights hate against Muslims

Prime Minister Erna Solberg has moved forward with plans to tackle expressions of hatred against Muslims in Norway. Four of her government ministers launched...

Fafo foundation recalls racism report

After weeks of debate and some harsh criticism, the Norwegian research foundation Fafo has decided to withdraw a recent report on Norwegians' views on...

Survey indicates underlying racism

A new report from the research foundation Fafo shows broad support among Norwegians for "active policies" to promote equality and prevent discrimination. Around 25...

Anonymity can aid job applicants

Government Minister Monica Mæland thinks it's probably much easier for people with names like "Lars" or "Kristin" to get a job in Norway than...

‘No discrimination’ of Muslim teacher

Norway's state anti-discrimination board has ruled that an Oslo school did not discriminate against a Muslim man when it refused to renew his substitute...

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