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Civil Disobedience on Trial: Indigenous Protest against Governmental Inaction

500 days of Inaction On Monday, 11. March 2024, the trial against seventeen young activists started, who in February and March 2023 demonstrated against the inaction of the government of Norway to implement the judgment in the so-called Fosen case. This criminal case is against thirteen defendants who on 27. February 2023 protested in front and inside the Ministry of Petrol and Energy (now: Ministry of Energy) and five defendants who demonstrated in front the Ministry of Finance on 2. March 2023. Their demonstrations marked 500 days since the Supreme Court of Norway, sitting in Grand Chamber, unanimously held that…