This is simply a scandal and a disgrace for Norway! I have blogged on this issue 4th of May 2012: Blog post Butt v. Norway (no. 47017/09) The applicants, Johangir Abbas and Fozia Butt, brother and sister, are Pakistani nationals who were born in 1985 and 1986 respectively and live in Oslo. They arrived in Norway […]
“I will be arrested the minute I land in Uzbekistan and then thrown in prison,” an Uzbek human rights activist tells me, “and what happens with me afterwards is a good question.” via A tragedy foretold: Norway condemns Uzbek activist to jail and torture | UNCUT.
A recent picture of Khalid crying while his mother laying down in the hospital! posted by: https://www.facebook.com/StottegruppeForHindOgBassam Her name is Hind, she decided to go on a hunger strike 21 days ago, she has a little son called Khalid, who is always crying for his mother, asking when she is coming back home, her […]
I got shocking news in the evening; it was posted by a friend of mine who keeps a very close eye on the news in Norway, especially the asylum policies’ and refugees’ news. The news stated that a 31 years old Palestinian wife and mother have started food strike and this has been going on […]
I was raised in the Middle East, for a middle class educated family; at the end of 2008 I moved to Norway with my family. I always think and compare, between the two regions. Europe vs. the Middle East! I always ask myself, what have changed in me and what didn’t? How the Norwegian society […]
NORWAY HAS BECOME A COUNTRY THAT WE DON’T LIKE TO BE COMPARED WITH! Our Norwegian society begins to have frightening similarities to countries we do not like being compared to. First, people disappear. Police come and pick them up, often at night, when nobody sees it. Suddenly they are gone. They live in reception centers […]
THE LETTER: Copy of original! His Excellency Mr. Steffen Kongstad Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Permanent Representative of Norway Permanent Mission of Norway to the United Nations Office at Geneva From: Jane Connors Special Procedures Branch OHCHR Date: 23 March 2012 NATIONS UNIES HAUT COMMISSARIAT DES NATIONS UNIES AUX DROITS DE L’HOMME PROCEDURES SPECIALES DU CONSEIL […]
Mentally Tired, Emotionally drained, sick of life, mentally tortured…These are common phrases that became part of my daily life, the day I’m not saying them loud, I’m thinking them, or I can see them written silently on my mother and sister faces. When I first arrived in Norway it was the 23rd of December […]