ISIL terror suspect faces trial in May

A 24-year-old man from Skien who’s been in custody since his arrest on terror charges in 2019 has now been indicted and faces trial next month. He’s accused of urging others in a chat group to “burn homes and buildings” in Denmark and London, where police managed to avert an attack. He’s been indicted on […]

ISIL wife’s verdict due in May

Prosecutors are seeking a four-year prison term for a young Norwegian woman who traveled to Syria in 2013 after marrying a Norwegian foreign fighter for the terrorist group ISIL. Her defense attorney claims she should be acquitted, portraying her instead as a victim of human trafficking. Her trial ended just before the Easter holiday week, […]

Norway condemns attacks in France

The Norwegian government has joined others around the world in strongly condemning recent attacks by Islamic extremists in France. Foreign Minister Ine Eriksen Søreide said Norway fully supports French President Emmanuel Macron’s campaign to ensure freedom of expression and fundamental human rights. “We have been very clear both in our solidarity with France and in […]

Anti-Islamist believed murdered

Police in Kristiansand launched a murder investigation Sunday after the body of anti-Islamist Dan-Eivind Lid was found in his apartment on Saturday with visible injuries. Lid was an active member of the anti-Islam organization SIAN and took part in its demonstrations against the alleged “Islamization” of Norway. Police confirmed at a press conference Sunday evening […]

Police targeted in demonstrations

For the third time in a row, Norway’s state police force has become targets in demonstrations where they’ve had to protect a Norwegian anti-Islamist group out demonstrating itself. The latest incident was in Oslo over the weekend, when counter-demonstrators went on the attack. “We’re worried,” Torgeir Brenden, who led police in Oslo during Saturday’s demonstration […]

Norway finally rid of Mullah Krekar

Norway’s most troublesome refugee, best known as Mullah Krekar, was extradited to Italy during the night. Justice Minister Monica Mæland confirmed the extradition, which greatly upset Krekar’s longtime defense attorney. “Krekar is no longer in Norway,” Mæland announced at a midday press conference on Thursday. She added that Krekar was “delivered to Italy,” where he […]

High court rejects Krekar’s appeal

Norway’s Supreme Court (Høyesterett) has rejected an appeal from Norway’s most famous and expensive refugee, Mullah Krekar. That clears the way for the Norwegian government to finally extradite the Islamic cleric to Italy where he’s been convicted of leading a terrorist network. It’s likely the justice ministry will move forward with the extradition, since  it […]

PST confirms Danish terror connection

Norway’s domestic police intelligence agency PST has confirmed that a young Norwegian man charged with terrorism in Norway has had contact with one or more of those arrested in a major crackdown on an alleged terrorist network in Denmark. Danish police claim a terrorist attack was in the planning stages. “I can confirm that there […]

Court rejects Krekar’s appeal

Time may be running out for Mullah Krekar, Norway’s most troublesome and expensive refugee. An appeals court has refused to hear his objections to a lower court’s verdict that can clear the way for his extradition to Italy, where he’s been sentenced to 12 years in prison for terrorist activity. After nearly 30 years in […]

Terror defendant can stand trial

Court-appointed psychiatrists have determined that the young ultra-right-wing Norwegian who murdered his adopted step-sister and then opened fire in a mosque is capable of standing trial. Police have also determined that the 23-year-old Philip Manshaus acted alone. After 11 conversations with Philip Manshaus, the psychiatrists unanimously agreed that he suffered no form of psychosis when […]