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Help Remove Landmines From the Path of Peace in Colombia
[Norwaynews] [12.05.2016, 08:30pm, Thu. GMT]
Ferney Cifuentes, like so many Colombian children from his area, was helping his father herd cattle in Montecristo in January 2015 when a violent blast lifted the Earth and sent shrapnel flying.

The 14-year-old had stepped on a landmine. His death -- tragically -- was not unique. More than 11,000 Colombians have been wounded or killed by landmines and other unexploded ordnance in the past quarter century.

Landmines are singularly dangerous because they can lay dormant for years, only to kill and maim innocent people without warning. In Colombia last year, 285 people, including 40 children, were killed by landmines, a toll surpassed only by Afghanistan. At current mine clearance rates, decades will pass before the country is mine free.
 
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Male Norwegian politician raped by asylum seeker says he feels GUILTY
[Norwaynews] [07.04.2016, 06:29pm, Thu. GMT]
A Norwegian politician has spoken of how how he felt guilty that the Somali asylum seeker who raped him was deported. Karsten Nordal Hauken, from Ås, Akershus, was raped in his home and the perpetrator was subsequently caught and jailed for 4.5 years. However, when Nordal Hauken found out that the man was to be deported back to Somalia after serving his time, he reveals he felt guilt that the man would possibly face hardship in his old country.
 
Oslo deputy was raped at seven
[Norwaynews] [04.03.2014, 05:50pm, Tue. GMT]
The deputy mayor of Oslo has generated a wave of support after revealing that her stepfather repeatedly raped her from when she was seven years old. "I was seven or eight years old the first time he raped me,” Libe Rieber-Mohn told TV2 on Sunday. “We were staying at my grandmother’s house and slept in the same room. I had fallen asleep. I woke up with him lying on top of me, and raping me. I remember how terribly painful it was.”
 
Norway: State Secretary Ressigns After Having Sexual Relations With 17 Year Old
[Norwaynews] [03.12.2012, 08:32pm, Mon. GMT]
State secretary Roger Ingebrigtsens sexual relationship with the 17 year old member of The Workers’ Youth League (Norway’s largest political youth organization and is affiliated with the Norwegian Labour Party) is supposed to have been known internal in the party. The relationship lasted for about a year, Roger Ingebrigtsens was 37 at the time of the affair.
 
Labour mayor indicted for assault
[Norway] [29.03.2012, 02:55pm, Thu. GMT]
The mayor of the scenic community of Vaga in the mountains of Oppland County was indicted Thursday on charges he sexually assaulted a girl under the age of 14 several times over a period of two years. Rune Oygard of the Labour Party faces a prison term as long as 15 years. Oygard, who's been a fairly high-ranking figure within the party and a friend of Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg, has denied he's guilty of the assaults since they were first reported shortly after last fall's municipal elections. Police have been investigating ever since, though, and state prosecutors for the counties of Oppland and Hedmark opted to indict Oygard on charges described as very serious.
 
Conservative MP faces drug charges
[Norway] [07.03.2012, 01:13pm, Wed. GMT]
A Member of Parliament (MP) for Norway’s Conservative Party (Høyre)  has been stripped of all his party posts after police found white powder believed to be narcotics in his Oslo apartment, which is paid for by the Parliament. Høyre leader Erna Solberg said she was “shocked” by the police raid, and its results. Police also found various “utstyr” (equipment) believed to be tied to drug use in the apartment used by MP Henning Warloe, who Solberg said had also let another “friend” live there.
 
Politician acquitted of sexual assault
[Norwaynews] [17.02.2012, 10:01pm, Fri. GMT]
Trond Birkedal, the former top politician who was the Progress Party’s candidate for mayor of Stavanger, was acquitted on Thursday of charges he’d sexually assaulted minors under the age of 16. He was convicted, though, of secretly filming young naked men in his home and acquiring nude photos under false pretenses. Birkedal, whose arrest last year was another major blow for his party, was sentenced to 60 days in prison but 40 of them were suspended.
 
Norway’s asylum seeker rape epidemic continues to spread
[Norwaynews] [04.11.2011, 08:19pm, Fri. GMT]
There have been twice as many rapes committed in Oslo so far this year as in the whole of 2010, nearly all of them by immigrants, Oslo Police statistics have revealed. Of the 48 rapes committed in the city in 2011, a suspected 45 are from people of a ‘non-Western background’ (code for non-white), most of whom are said to be asylum seekers.
 
Buying sex to be criminalized in Norway - law will apply inside Norway and to Norwegian residents when they are visiting other countries.
[Norwaynews] [29.12.2008, 06:26pm, Mon. GMT]
Norway's government proposed a new law that would make purchasing sex a criminal act punishable with up to six months behind bars.  "People are not merchandise," Norwegian Justice Minister Knut Storberget said in a statement.  "By criminalizing the purchase of sexual favors, Norway will become less attractive in the eyes of human traffickers," he added.  The proposed law would outlaw the buying of sex, but not the sale. Procuring, or "pimping", and human trafficking are already illegal.
 
Norwegian man sentenced for rape of Pinay au pairs
[Norwaynews] [11.06.2014, 10:15pm, Wed. GMT]
The Au Pair Center in Oslo welcomed the verdict of the Stavanger court sentencing a 45-year-old Norwegian man to 7 and a half years in jail and to pay 200,000 kroners (approximately P1.4 million) in damages to one of his victims. "It is good and important (that such sentence was handed down). It is difficult enough to get a verdict in cases such as these," Magnhild Otnes, leader of Au Pair Center Oslo told to Media in a phone interview.
 
10 percent of Norwegian women say they have been raped
[Norwaynews] [26.02.2014, 10:06pm, Wed. GMT]
Ten percent of Norwegian women say they have been raped and one-third of those who said they were attacked said they never told anyone about it, a survey finds. Only 11 percent said they reported the rape to authorities, Media said Wednesday. In most cases, women said their attackers were people they knew, including relatives, neighbors, boyfriends and ex-boyfriends and friends, acquaintances and colleagues.
 
Prosecutor drops rape case against politician
[Norwaynews] [03.10.2012, 06:37pm, Wed. GMT]
In a decision deemed “devastating” for the 17-year-old girl who claimed she was raped, prosecutors have dropped all charges against the former deputy leader of the Liberal Party, Helge Solum Larsen. The girl, a member of the party’s youth wing, accused the 43-year-old politician of raping her after a local branch of the party held its annual conference in Suldal, south-western Norway, in February this year. While he admitted having sex with the girl, Solum Larsen claimed it was consensual.
 
Audun played ''tit for tat'' with Jens
[Norwaynews] [24.03.2012, 07:05pm, Sat. GMT]
Former unprofessional Minister of Children and Equality, Audun Lysbakken, of the Socialist Left Party, has been accused of funneling 500,000 NOK in funds to self (sex) - defense classes that were run by the party's own women.
 unprofessional 34 years old Lysbakken has accepted the criticism, and blames the secret funding on poor judgment, lack of time and misunderstandings. The Norwegian newspaper, Dagbladet, broke the news about the secret transaction, which took place last fall. Initially, Lysbakken claimed that all procedures had been followed, but later admitted that an error had been made. He promised a full review of the department's transactions.
 
Prime Minister Knew about This Relationship
[Norwaynews] [19.02.2012, 11:04am, Sun. GMT]
During the trial of sexual assault accused Vågå mayor from Labor Party(Ap) Rune Øygard, it was claimed that Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg knew of the alleged relationship between the minor girl and the mayor. According to Norwegian daily Dagbladet, the 16-year-old girl explained in interviews that Rune Øygard (Ap)said her that Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg knew about their relationship, and that Stoltenberg said the alleged relationship was fine.
 
Norway politician in rape case
[Norwaynews] [08.02.2012, 04:24pm, Wed. GMT]
As investigations into indicted deputy Liberal (V) leader Helge Solum Larsen’s alleged rape of a 17-year-old girl continue, police say they have now secured items at the scene. Crime technicians began their work at the Ryfylke Fjord Hotel, Wednesday. Whilst work is expected to last until early evening at the latest, the room, which has been sealed off since the alleged crime took place, was cleaned on Sunday as personnel was unaware of events, making investigations more challenging. Police will not reveal what was seized, or where.
 
Norwegian Progress Party MP admits buying sex in Riga
[Norwaynews] [22.09.2011, 09:18am, Thu. GMT]
Member of Parliament for the right wing Progress Party (FrP), Bård Hoksrud, has admitted to buying sex from a prostitute in Riga. He has now offered to resign from all political positions. Since 2008 it has been illegal for Norwegians to purchase sex, both in Norway and abroad. Hoksrud may be fined up to NOK 25,000.
 
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