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Norway

Norway’s state broadcaster airs “Jewish swine” cartoon

Norway’s public broadcaster NRK defended a cartoon in which a Scrabble player forms the word “Jewish swine.”

Norway’s public broadcaster apologises for “Jewish swine” cartoon

Norway’s public broadcaster has apologised for airing a cartoon in which a Scrabble player forms the word “Jewish swine.”

Norwegian prosecutors say rapper who used antisemitic insult was “criticising Israel”

A Norwegian rapper who cursed Jews at an event promoting multiculturalism will not be charged with hate speech because his words may have been "criticism of Israel."

Norwegian newspaper apologises for using phrase “Jewish Question”

Norway’s largest print newspaper apologised for running an article about Israel and antisemitism that used the phrase “the Jewish question” in the headline.

Hate speech case dismissed against Norwegian rapper who cursed Jews

A hate speech case against Norwegian rapper Kaveh Kholardi, who last summer in a concert in Oslo cursed the "f*cking Jews," has been dismissed by Oslo Police and the state attorney.

Norwegian hospitals refuse to assist in circumcisions

At least two hospitals in Norway are breaking Norwegian law by refusing to help parents who wish to have their sons circumcised.

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