On April 14, 2016, BBC published and article that it is basically an indictment of the inhumane Barnevernet practices. Even though Barnevernet was created with the precise purpose of helping families with children, now it is a scarecrow, a post-modern incarnation of a secular Inquisition that dispenses fear and terror for parents in Norway.
In the article “Norway’s Barnevernet: They took our four children… then the baby”,
Whewell writes “(T)he case of a young couple in Norway whose five children were taken away by the state has fuelled mounting concern within the country and abroad over its child protection practices. Protesters around the world – and leading Norwegian professionals – say social workers are often too quick to separate children from their families, with too little justification, particularly when parents are immigrants.
Ruth and Marius’s life was torn apart without warning… continue reading here