Kjell Ingolf Ropstad

The Family Destroyer from the Norwegian Christian Party / Krf

Written by MARGARET HENNUM: The Norwegian Christian Party (Krf) holds its banner high when it comes to family values. Krf fronted the extra financial support to families with children under the age of three and the increase of the… Read More

A family targeted, a mother dehumanised and Hans Magnus’ rights trodden on in Norway!

Sylvia Gustavsen Ensby writes (translated): “I’ll support you all the way,” said my GP at Hole Medical Centre when we were there and found out that we were having a child. Before the appointment, and almost in disbelief,… Read More

Einar Salvesen

„I know both sides“ – Psychologist Einar Salvesen criticizes Norway’s Child Welfare system

The Herland Report TV has released an interview with Einar Salvesen who has worked with Norwegian Child Protective Services’ cases for many years. He is the founder of KIB, an organization with close to 300 experts connected to… Read More

Polish Consul

Norway’s next scandal: Polish consul expelled from the country for criticizing Barnevernet

Slawomir Kowalski has served as Poland’s consul in Norway, but he is no longer wanted there. Prime Minister Erna Solberg has now expelled him from the country. Could this be related to the case of Silje Garmo, a… Read More

Jo Hoffmann & Björn Korf

Abducted by the State – The Case of Amy Jakobsen and her son Tyler

Amy Jakobsen is an American citizen who lives in Norway. In July 2013 her worst nightmare began. Without any warning, the Norwegian Child Welfare Services known as ‚Barnevernet‘ accompanied by police knocked at her door, saying that her… Read More

EMERGENCY PLACEMENTS SKY ROCKET IN NORWAY

Statistics show that respect for human rights, including children’s rights, deteriorated alarmingly in Norway between 2008 and 2015. An enormous increase in emergency placements has, in many cases, put the authorities in a position of not only breaking… Read More

Miscarriage of justice

In 2011, award-winning Norwegian film-maker Kathrine Haugen’s world fell apart. Haugen was filming in Cyprus at the time, recording a feature film called Skvis (“Squeeze”). Back at the hotel the phone rang. In immense distress, one of Haugen’s… Read More

MANY PEOPLE FEAR NORWAY’S CHILD WELFARE SERVICE

Norwegian human rights advocate Tor Åge Berglid claims that family placements – where children are placed with members of their extended family – just don’t happen. He writes: “Barnevernet only considers shipping children out to strangers and leaving… Read More

NORWAY’S CHILD WELFARE SYSTEM – WORMING ITS WAY OUT OF RULES AND REGULATIONS

In an article titled “Child Welfare”, Øistein Schjønsby, a Norwegian lawyer with thirty years’ experience explains how NCWS tends to worm its way out of existing rules and regulations. He observes that public interest in neglected children and… Read More

NORWAY’S CHANGE FACTORY

Another cause for concern in Norway is the ‘Change Factory’ (“Forandringsfabrikken”), also known in some circles as the ‘Propaganda Factory’. This is a youth program that incorporates foster children, children in the juvenile justice system, and those in… Read More