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Norway: Immigrants Discriminated with Lack of “Formal Competence”

Norway: Immigrants Discriminated with Lack of “Formal Competence”

A recent study carried out shows that 26 percent of workers in Norway with immigrant background are over-qualified for the jobs they have in terms of formal competence. It is belived that without a good knowledge and ability to speak Norwegian finding a job will be a fierce challenge. Professor Gro Mjeldheim Sandal of the University of Bergen told newspaper Aftenposten. “There seems ...

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Norway: Study Show Ethnic Discrimination Common Among Employers

Norway: Study Show Ethnic Discrimination Common Among Employers

A study in Norway has shown that Ethnic discrimination is common among employers resulting to immigrants not getting jobs they are qualified for. Report has shown that Job seekers with Norwegian names stand a much better chance of getting a job than applicants with more unfamiliar names. A recent study carried out by Arnfinn H. Midtbøen from the Institute for ...

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Norway: Teenage Asylum Seeker stabbed to Death

Norway: Teenage Asylum Seeker stabbed to Death

Norway: Teenage asylum seeker stabbed to death as he was unable to survive the injuries even after being rushed to the hospital. On Wednesday the 15th of February 2012, a man was charged over an incurable stabbing of a teenage asylum seeker in Sandnes, South-Western Norway. According to the police, the teenager was stabbed in the chest in an outdoor area at the Dale ...

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Norway: Failed Asylum Seeker Stabs Woman to Death

Norway: Failed Asylum Seeker Stabs Woman to Death

A woman was stabbed to death by a failed asylum seeker in Norway. On a Wednesday the 11th of  January 2012, a 30 year old man was charged for stabbing a 38 year old Eritrean woman in Kristiansand, Southern Norway. The victim was stabbed in the chest in an apartment in the city’s Grim district. The victim was rushed to ...

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