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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...

Police criticized after mosque shooting

An external investigation of police response to last year's shooting at a mosque in suburban Bærum has resulted in some sharp criticism. It took...

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...

Historians puzzled after statue razed

Norwegian officials were surprised and saddened by news that the statue of a Norwegian-American anti-slavery activist is among the latest to be toppled and...

Racist attacks draw toughest jail term

UPDATED: A court in suburban Oslo handed down Norway's strictest punishment on Thursday to a young Norwegian man who murdered his Chinese-born adopted sister last...

Hate crimes double against Muslims

A young white supremacist's attack on a mosque in Bærum last year came amidst an alarming rise in the number of hate crimes against...

High court cracks down on hatred

Norway's Supreme Court has convicted two Norwegians for publishing online expressions of what the court ruled was hatred towards another person. The landmark case...

Ex-justice minister’s partner indicted

Norway's Director of Public Prosecution (Riksadvokaten) has indicted the long-time live-in partner of the Progress Party's former justice minister, Tor Mikkel Wara, over what it...

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