Thomas Nilsen

The group says deporting asylum seekers to Russia without an actual consideration of their individual asylum applications, is a breach of Norway’s Human Rights obligations.
January 23, 2016
Norwegian Police Immigration Service collectively detained all remaining 82 persons, including 15 children, at the camp after three migrants left for a nearby church. The children were later released after journalists started to ask questions.
January 22, 2016
Today, the sun was finally shining again over the frozen landscape in -30°C after being away from Finnmark since late November last year.
January 22, 2016
Merete Eriksson and Eirik Nilsen were arrested by police for helping asylum seekers leave the camp before a planned deportation to Russia.
January 21, 2016
They got a glimpse of hope by watching the support demonstration outside the camp near Kirkenes Wednesday evening. Warm support from the locals is however not enough; return to Russia will be carried out.
January 20, 2016
This northern Swedish town has totally changed. People and new businesses are moving in, new restaurants open, house prices jump and Matz Engman, CEO of Luleå Business & Economic Development, says this is just the beginning.
January 20, 2016
Mayor of Kirkenes says Norway must not violate international laws in its eagerness to send out people that are in desperate situation.
January 19, 2016
Russia ships out more oil than ever through its Arctic ports. Total transport was up 92 percent last year.
January 19, 2016
The travel cash is enough to cover one-way ticket from Murmansk to Moscow.
January 18, 2016