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Empty army camps could become jails

A senior police official has proposed to put away foreign converts in some of North Norway's many abandoned military camps.  "Foreign criminals are taking up...

Prisoner dug himself out of jail

A 29-year-old man from Albania who was in custody on narcotics charges managed to literally dig his way out of a prison in Hamar...

Prison officials move Breivik

Norwegian prison officials have decided to temporarily move mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik from his triple cell unit at the high security Ila prison...

Prison opens for foreign convicts

Justice Ministry authorities opened a newly redesigned prison in Kongsvinger last week that will house foreign male prisoners due to be deported after serving...

Convicted terrorist unhappy in prison

The young Norwegian terrorist who killed 77 persons in twin attacks last year has written a 27-page complaint about his prison conditions. Anders Behring...

Foreign convicts face separate jails

Some opposition parties in Parliament want to place foreigners convicted of crimes in prisons that are much more spartan than those housing Norwegians. They...

Prisons ‘often’ break isolation laws

Norwegian prisons have admitted that they "often" hold prisoners in solitary confinement without permission from the courts. Prisons have been required to seek court...

New effort to expel foreign convicts

Justice Minister Knut Storberget is making another effort to send foreigners convicted of crimes in Norway back to their home countries, to serve their...



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