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Terrorism in Norway

Terrorism in Norway includes, but is not necessarily limited to, the following terror and terror threats:

  • The 1973 terror threat.[1]
  • The Mossad assassination in Lillehammer, where Israeli intelligence executed the Moroccan waiter Ahmed Bouchiki in 1973 , is considered as the first contra terrorist attack fatality on Norwegian soil in recent times. Erling Folkvord and Carsten Thomassen characterized the assassination as state terrorism.
  • The 1982 Oslo Central Station Bomb, killing one person and injuring 11 others.[2]
  • 14 June 1985 was Ahmadiyya Muslim Nor mosque at Frogner in Oslo blasted with dynamite. A woman at 38 years got shock and smoke damage during the terrorist bombing , and it was a fire hazard in the quarter. The explosion was so powerful that it could be heard over large parts of the city, the mosque building was lifted off foundations and moved several centimeters. Assassination was done by people from the National Democratic Party with Ole Kristian Brastad tip, also other people from the party were seized. Earlier that same year Brastad and Ole Krogstad blasted the front door to immigrant center in Arendal street with dynamite. They should also have attempted to blow up the front door with AKP leader Kjersti Ericsson and journalist Dagbladet Per Bangsund . Brastad was sentenced to five years in prison for blasting and robbery of bank and post office. January Ødegård National Democratic Party was sentenced to three years in prison for planning illegal actions, Krogstad and other members of the party got shorter sentences
  • In 1993 Aschehoug chief William Nygaard was shot and tried killed . Assassination is believed to be a result of the publisher's publishing and defending Salman Rushdie's controversial novel The Satanic Verses. Harald Stanghelle characterized the assassination as state terrorism. A fatwa was issued against the author and all translators and publishers who assisted in publishing the book. Nygaard was not even doubt that Iran was behind or was to blame for assassination.
  • The 2011 attacks, killing 77 persons and injuring at least 319 others.
  • On 26 March 2012, the Norwegian islamist Mullah Krekar was sentenced to 5 years in prison for making death threats. He appealed. On 26 March 2012, Krekar was re-arrested for making threats against two Kurds and the Conservative Party leader Erna Solberg.[3]
  • In February 2013, an unknown man to have stated that he was on his way to Oslo to blow the Parliament during a bus tour. The statements were overheard that the bus driver who alerted police. When he was arrested , he was armed with a gas guns and wore a bulletproof vest . The man has repeatedly spoken out hateful about Norwegian authorities. He was in his 20s and was born and raised in Norway. He was imposed ban to come within 300 meters of Parliament.
  • The 2014 terror threat.[4][5]

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