Tagged: Burma

Burma at a crossroads

A speech by State Secretary Gry Larsen as she starts her trip to Burma (Myanmar).   The stated purpose is: “The purpose of the visit is to get an idea of the political situation in...

Norway excludes Israeli company from Pension Fund

Supplier of surveillance equipment for the separation barrier in the West Bank excluded from the Government Pension Fund – Global The Ministry of Finance has excluded the Israeli company Elbit Systems Ltd. from the...

Norway condemns conviction of Aung San Suu Kyi

“Today’s conviction of opposition politician and Nobel Peace Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi is unacceptable. This is a political judgment and an attempt on the part of the regime to prevent her from taking...

Norwegian university students build houses for orphans

  Five architecture students at NTNU (Norwegian University of Science and Technolog) in Trondheim have created a non-profit humanitarian organization called TYIN Tegnestue. They have designed and built a library and an orphanage in Thailand.  The main...

Norway demands release of Aung San Suu Kyi

  In connection with the initiation of court proceedings against Burmese opposition leader and Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi (photo) in Insein Prison in Rangoon today, Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs Jonas Gahr...