Islamic Council of Norway has for years called for a concrete plan of action against Muslim hate and hate crimes. In recent years, several organizations called for this. We see this as very positive especially when we feel that the harassment has increased in scope.
The terrorist attacks on two mosques in New Zealand is a wake up call for many to combating radical right crimes. All extremism must be defeated, there should be zero tolerance for harassement. Here at home, the discussion has come forward again to intensify efforts to combat hate crimes. ICN has like other civil society groups also participated in this debate and has accounted for in Aftenposten, to convert words into action.