Category Archives: English

Opinion: How should Romanians react to media stigmatization

The Romanians are again in the attention of the Norwegian media for organized crime and illegal activities in Bergen, Norway. The NRK media team has worked for almost 2 years to document a network of about 100 individuals that are

”The Romanians and Barnevernet” – an interview for a Norwegian newspaper

Some time ago I have been contacted by a Norwegian newspaper for an interview. As in the newspaper published just a summary of my answers, I decided to publish the entire interview below. (Daniel Apetrei) – How would you describe the reactions

I am a Romanian who lives in Norway…

It is difficult for me to find words to describe the internal turmoil my wife and I have been through since November 2015. Yes, I am a Romanian who lives in Norway; moreover I am a Christian Romanian, married, with

Press release: The Association of Romanians in Norway participates at the protest regarding Barnevernet

Press release: ”The Association of Romanians in Norway (Rumensk Forening i Norge) wishes to informs the members and symphatizers that its steering committee decided to participate at the protest regarding Barnevernet which will be organized in front of the Norwegian Parliament

A letter to the Norwegian people

We are writing you, in order to clarify certain aspects in relation to the international protests against the abusive practices of Barnevernet, as they have affected the B. family whose five children were abruptly separated from the parents and the

What happens with the press in Norway?

”I came to Norway five years ago and moved in Bergen with my family. We have started a new chapter in our life as a family in a country that is far different from the country I come from. Yes, I

Five children taken away from a Romanian – Norwegian family by Child Protection Services

Last week five children were taken by CPS, the youngest it’s only 3 months old, from a Romanian & Norwegian family living in Norway. The father s brother have written a letter telling the events and asking for moral support for

Norwave heading to Transilvania

Norway takes the spotlight this year at the 14th edition of Transilvania International Film Festival between May 29th – 7th June, with a retrospective of Bent Hamer, in addition to screening twelve recent and classic Norwegian productions. One of the

Project partnership building in Oslo – press release from ”Concordia Oslo” Association

”Concordia Oslo Association (Oslo, Norway), in partnership with Aide-M Humanitarian Foundation (Baia Mare, Romania) was implementing during 16 – 19 May 2015, in Oslo, the cultural cooperation project named ”Project partnership building in Oslo”. The project had as main objective the

Constanta, Romania, May 22-23: The sixth annual international conference on Baltic and Nordic Studies

On the 22th- 23th of May, in Romania, Constanta city, will take place the sixth international conference entitled “Historical memory, the politics of memory and cultural identity: Romania, Scandinavia and the Baltic Sea Region in comparison”. The event is organized by