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Objections rise over terrorist’s letters

Several of the survivors of an ultra right-wing extremist's deadly attacks on the Norwegian government and Labour Party youth on the island of Utøya...

Norways stops leasing Dutch jail space

The Norwegian government claims it has succeeded in its efforts to shorten the waiting lists of convicts needing to serve jail time. After having...

Norway may stop sending prisoners to the Netherlands

Justice Minister Per-Willy Amundsen announced just before the Christmas holidays that Norway's conservative government may let its agreement to lease cells at a prison...

Convict Toska now serving time at home

David Toska, described as the criminal mastermind of a spectacular and deadly commando robbery in Stavanger in 2004, is now being allowed to serve his...

Inmate who murdered pedophile convict faces more charges

A 55-year-old Norwegian prison inmate who has admitted to murdering a fellow prisoner convicted of numerous sexual assaults on children has confessed to two...

Norway considers jailing pedophiles separately

As registered sexual assaults on children continue to rise in Norway and worldwide, calls are going out to jail Norwegian pedophiles separately from other prisoners....

Serial sex offender killed in prison

A 58-year-old man who was an inmate in one of Norway's high-security prisons was killed during the weekend by a fellow inmate. It was the...

‘Absurd’ to portray mass-murderer as a victim

Reaction was swift on Wednesday after a report from Norway's civilian ombud expressed concerns that prisoners held in high-security facilities can suffer from being...

Prisoners sent to jail in Netherlands

Around 20 Norwegian prisoners will already be in place in new Dutch cells when Norwegian authorities ceremoniously take over a key to the Norgerhaven Prison...

Solberg must answer for disputed video

Conservative Party leader and Prime Minister Erna Solberg has reportedly been too busy preparing for this week's state budget conference to answer questions about a...

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