‘Norway took my child because of pretty dress’

A Lithuanian mother living in Norway who had her two children taken into care has speculated that social services intervened because of her daughter was dressed too prettily.

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Norway accused of taking away immigrant children

Country faces accusations of cultural insensitivity and/or child theft as increasing numbers of immigrant children are being handed over to Norwegian foster families

Feridun Mustafaoglu, shown in May with pictures of two of his children, helped his wife and their two youngest children flee to Turkey after a tipoff that Norwegian child protection services were about to take custody of the children. “Having a child in Norway is like being in a scary movie,” his wife, Sedef, said.
Feridun Mustafaoglu, shown in May with pictures of two of his children, helped his wife and their two youngest children flee to Turkey after a tipoff that Norwegian child protection services were about to take custody of the children. “Having a child in Norway is like being in a scary movie,” his wife, Sedef, said.  (DAVID KEYTON / THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)