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Former justice minister accused of racism and sexism

The police he once supervised as a justice minister are now investigating charges of racism and sexism against Per-Willy Amundsen of the conservative Progress...

Drammen fends off racism claims

Engaged residents of Drammen, especially the leader of its youth council, blame their own city politicians for stirring up claims that their culturally diverse...

‘Everyday racism’ common in Norway

A new survey indicates that more than half of all Norwegians think "everyday racism," characterized by derogatory ethnic-related remarks, is widespread in Norway. That...

Drammen accused of refugee racism

Last week's vote by the Drammen City Council to only accept refugees from Ukraine has set off charges of discrimination and racism, and left...

Comedian cleared of intentional racism

State prosecutors won't be pressing charges against Norwegian comedian Atle Antonsen, who made offensive remarks against Norwegian-Somalian author and activist Sumaya Jirde Ali last...

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...

Foreign Nazi demonstrators kicked out

Prosecutors fined and summarily deported 31 out of 35 demonstrators from a Nazi group who'd traveled to Norway to mount an illegal march in...

Police investigate racist vandalism

Police in Oslo are investigating the racist vandalism on Tuesday of a monument to young Benjamin Hermansen, a Norwegian-Ghanaian teenager who was chased down...

Police re-arm for July 22 memorials

Norway's usually unarmed police were strapping on gun holsters again this week, in connection with the 10th anniversary of the country's worst attacks since...

Father and sons indicted on racism charges

A Norwegian man and two of his sons have been indicted on charges of violence and threats against a Somalian-Norwegian family in Elverum. The...

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