Norway

Norway proposes stricter asylum rules

Norway’s Minister of Immigration and Integration Sylvie Listhaug. (AP) THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Published — Wednesday 30 December 2015 STOCKHOLM: Norway’s center-right government on Tuesday proposed tightening the country’s asylum rules to avoid what the immigration minister described as “violent consequences” for the country’s welfare system. ADVERTISING 2 The measures, which […]

Alarms ring over refugee children

December 18, 2015 At least 43 unaccompanied refugee children have gone missing from various asylum centers in Norway this year alone, and 25 have died since 2006. Several of those missing were as young as nine years old, and the numbers of refugee children in Norway are now increasing dramatically. Around 4,000 refugee children are […]