Right-wing threat matches Islamists’

Norway’s police intelligence agency PST now believes that it’s just as probable that a new terrorist attack will be carried out by right-wing extremists as by Islamic extremists. Politically motivated violence by both extremist groups has emerged as the biggest threat currently facing Norway. Hans Sverre Sjøvold, the new chief of PST (Politiets sikkerhetstjeneste), is […]

Threats lodged against Norwegian schools

Someone is posting threats on an online platform against schools all over Norway. The threats that began last week against elementary and junior high schools in southern Norway spread north to Trøndelag on Tuesday. Police took the threats against a school in Rissa seriously enough that they posted uniformed officers and a patrol car outside […]

New threats against the justice minister

The state’s police bomb group was sent to the home of Justice Minister Tor Mikkel Wara during the weekend, after a threatening letter was found in his mailbox. It was the latest in a series of threats made at the minister’s home since late last year. “The letter has been secured and we’re conducting a […]

Justice minister threatened

Norway’s police intelligence unit PST (Politiets sikkerhetstjeneste) is investigating threats lodged against Justice Minister Tor Mikkel Wara of the conservative Progress Party. Both his family car and their home have been hit by taggers, and someone also apparently tried to set the car on fire. “PST can confirm that an investigation has begun into threats […]