Update on Counter Currents Editor Greg Johnson’s Detention in Oslo Prior to Scandza Forum

Update on Counter Currents Editor Greg Johnson’s Detention in Oslo Prior to Scandza Forum

The Arrest that Wasn’t

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No doubt, you’ve heard of Dr. Greg Johnson’s recent arrest and deportation from Norway that occurred prior to his scheduled speech at this year’s Scandza Forum in Oslo. The outcome was far better than we feared. Johnson was not banned from Schengen. He was not even banned from Norway. Moreover, significant questions have arisen regarding the actual legal circumstances under which Johnson was arrested. While it’s plainly obvious that this arrest was political, not much attention has been paid to the murky mechanisms by which Johnson was actually placed into custody.

News broke of Johnson’s arrest almost immediately after it occurred on Norwegian news outlets, specifying that police arrested him under Section 106 of the Norwegian Immigration Act. Confusion over what actually happened begins here: 106 only details the reasons for which a foreign national may be expelled on the grounds that they have deliberately provided false information or otherwise evaded the normal process of entering the country. Johnson did none of those things: He did not arrive in Norway with a fake passport, having committed a crime, or having attempted to dodge a connection elsewhere inside of an airport. This detail – which is being mostly overlooked by those glancing at one of the many news articles on the incident and satisfied by seeing some kind of legal statute pertaining to this incident referenced – was mentioned by Johnson’s lawyer, John Christian Elden.

In an interview with Scandza organizer Fróði Midjord, Elden stated that Johnson was taken into custody by police under Section 126 of the same act. This particular statute makes allowances for the government of Norway to order the removal of any person for “fundamental national interests” and “foreign policy considerations” as they relate to a particular individual’s visit to Norway. In Johnson’s case, this statute was invoked on account of the false allegation that he expressed support for Anders Behring Breivik’s terrorist attacks in 2011.

Because of this, Johnson was not truly “arrested” in the sense of the word we usually understand in the West. He was taken into custody immediately outside the Scandza Forum venue under rules that pertain to immigration, not criminal offenses. It’s curious that he wasn’t stopped at the airport, where such things generally take place. Officially, Dr. Johnson was placed under “detention, pending removal,” which the government has argued does not actually qualify as arrest or deportation – despite the fact that Johnson was being held inside a detention facility and forced to either accept a flight out of the country on behalf of the government or purchase one himself. The government also argues that he was not actually jailed, since the facility that Johnson was held inside is administered by the police, and not corrections officers, per the regulations set forth in the statute he was arrested under. Because of this, the Norwegian government almost explicitly admits that Johnson’s presence in Norway was not a crime, nor was the means by which he entered the country.

While Johnson is an obvious target for persecution, the rest of us would do well to observe a few rules while traveling internationally in order to avoid troubling situations like this one, especially within Europe and Anglophone North America:

  • Generally speaking, signing out of your social media accounts on your cell phone and encrypting your computer’s hard drive, if you are carrying one, will make it more difficult for governments to deny you entry on the basis of national security or claim that you are attempting to radicalize their populations.
  • Avoid carrying sensitive materials, such as literature or propaganda, in your luggage.
  • Always be forthcoming, but not overly explanatory, about your itinerary and intentions in the countries you visit. A simple “I’m on holiday” to customs and immigration officers works wonders.
  • You’ll often be asked with whom you are staying on your first night. Beyond that, however, avoid mentioning the names or locations of those you are visiting.
  • As always, be vigilant in public.
  • In the event you are detained or otherwise held up at a border, your country’s consulate will most likely be helpful in your endeavors, sometimes to a surprising degree, even if it is to assist you in your return home or to retrieve documents like passports from other authorities.

So, You Think Norway is Part of the “Free World”: Moslems Invade but “Security” Police Arrest & Deport White Nationalist Author

So, You Think Norway is Part of the “Free World”: Moslems Invade but “Security” Police Arrest & Deport White Nationalist Author


 The American pro-white nationalist Greg Johnson has been arrested in Oslo, where he was presenting at a conference organized by the network Scandza forum.


The American nationalist and alt-right profile Greg Johnson has been arrested by the Norwegian security police PST with reference to the Aliens Act.

Johnson was in Oslo to lecture at the international conference Scandza forum when he was arrested.


PST’s press spokesman Martin Bernsen tells NRK that Johnson has been arrested and expelled because of the political opinions he expressed.

– He can play an obvious radicalization role. He will be dispatched from Norway as soon as possible, says Bernsen.

PST accuses Johnson of supporting political violence and of defending Anders Behring Breivik’s terrorist act in 2011.

Johnson himself denies this in a written statement and says that PST has taken what he has written about Breivik out of context.

The conference organizer Frode Midjord also distances himself from violence.

– Right-wing extremism means violence as a method, and we are far from that. We want a political debate, Midjord tells NRK.

Outside the conference room where Scandza’s forum was held in Oslo, a large number of left-wing counter-protesters had gathered.

The situation turned violent when the left-wing extremists broke the police’s barricades to try to get into the conference room. 25 counter-protesters were arrested for disorderly order.

Greg Johnson describes himself as a racially conscious nationalist and advocates a white ethnostate. He opposes immigration and multiculturalism and is often accused of being anti-Semitic.

Johnson is a Ph.D. in philosophy, he has published over 40 books and since 2010 has been editor-in-chief of the nationalist publisher Counter-Currents Publishing.

Some time ago it was revealed that the gay Greg Johnson is part of a gay network within the alt-right sphere in the United States.

Copenhagen, A Chaotic Victory: Antifa Fails to Shut Down the Scandza Forum

Copenhagen, A Chaotic Victory: Antifa Fails to Shut Down the Scandza Forum

Dear Friends,


As you can imagine, these last few days have been buried in work and correspondence, so you will understand why this letter reaches you a bit later than intended. I had also planned to write you with a very detailed discussion of what happened last Saturday, but since you already know most of what transpired, let’s keep to the essentials.


I want to make a few things clear:


  1. The Scandza Forum is an arena for private, peaceful meetings and debate seminars—we are not involved in public demonstrations or political agitation of any kind. We believe in free speech and we seek to primarily involve intellectuals in our work. Thus, you can immediately dismiss any descriptions of our meeting as a “demonstration” and the antifa aggressors as “counter-demonstrators” or “protesters.” That is a false narrative trying to frame us as having the same status as the criminals who seek us out and attack our guests. These attacks are completely one-sided, since they came to us while we were having a private meeting.
  2. There is a clear distinction between protesters, on the one hand, and a violent mob, on the other. Protesters have a legitimate place in our society — you are perfectly free to hold signs or voice opinions about other political groups. What you are not allowed to do is, assault people who have opinions you disagree with, use violence for political purposes (for intimidation, etc.), or physically try to prevent others from exercising their right to freedom of speech.
  3. The antifa crowd were not protesters. They were physically blocking the street in front of the venue where we had our private meeting (blocking it for both vehicles and pedestrians), they were physically preventing attendees (and one speaker) from getting to the venue, and they were physically assaulting guests who were trying to pass them in order to get to the venue. They were punching, shoving, pulling clothes, and spitting. They also attacked a complete outsider who was attempting to deliver food.
  4. The use of violence and/or the threat of violence for political purposes, is by definition terrorism. The antifa are terrorists.


A few words on how the police handled the situation:


  1. Already two weeks before these events, the antifa announced publicly that they were going to commit a crime against us (they were going to “stop” us from meeting, using “creative methods”; what those “creative methods” involve can easily be seen by a quick glance at their history, and what transpired last Saturday). At the same time (i.e., two weeks in advance), they also announced where they were going to meet in preparation of this crime (Folkets Park).
  2. We made sure that this was brought to the police’s attention, so that the Danish police had at least two weeks to prepare and prevent these publicly announced crimes from happening.
  3. The antifa has a several decades long history of using extreme violence (car bombs, arson, assault, rioting) against people whose political views they disagree with. They are a clear-cut terrorist organization whose only purpose is to silence political speech through violence and the threat of violence. The Swedish police security service, Säpo, has released a report describing them as one of the greatest threats against domestic security. The antifa has a long history of delivering on their threats, so the police had every reason to take these threats (the planned attacks) seriously.
  4. Still, the Danish police did nothing to prevent the publicly announced crime from being committed, before it was committed. (E.g., the police could easily have prevented this criminal group from going from the scene where they were gathering in preparation of the crime, Folkets Park, to the scene of the crime, where they were going to attack our guests.)
  5. The antifa were free to come to the scene of the crime, where they (as promised) were assaulting guests who were trying to get into the venue. During the entire day, the police looked on as the violent mob was preventing our attendees from getting to the venue, and as they assaulted those who made an attempt. During the entire day, the police made not a single attempt to disperse the violent mob that was involved in an ongoing crime against our guests. Not even when the antifa mob attacked an outsider, the driver, did the police disperse the aggressive mob that was blocking the street.
  6. The conclusion is that the police were complicit in the crimes committed that day. They could easily (as they had two weeks to prepare) have prevented a serious crime against our freedom of assembly and our freedom of speech; they could have prevented several cases of physical assault; and they could have prevented financial losses for us, for the restaurant, and for all of those guests who had travelled all the way to Copenhagen, but were prevented from entering the venue. Yet the police did nothing to prevent those crimes from happening.


In spite of all this chaos however, I am pleased to say that the show did go on, the majority of you (the attendees) did get in, most of the speeches were delivered as planned, and we made our voices heard that day. From those of you who were prevented from getting to the venue, I have heard many stories of how you spent the entire day networking with each other, in view of how serious our situation is; so I am confident that everyone came home with valuable experiences. Some even came up to me afterwards and told me that this was the best event they have ever participated in.


We are involved in a struggle for the future of Europe, and no-one said it was going to be convenient. It is when things don’t go as planned that you learn something about yourself and the world around you, and everyone I have talked to came away from this weekend more motivated than ever. I am proud to say that not a single person has complained to me about what happened, which tells me that everyone is aware that we do what we do because it is our duty, not for our own entertainment.


I want to thank everyone who made this memorable event possible. All of you who helped me announce the event; all the speakers; everyone who helped me with practical details in preparation of the event; our security guys who did stellar work throughout the day; Samantha who stayed in touch with all of you while I was buried under other work during the day; and, most of all, all of you who showed up, who gave your financial support, your moral support, and encouragement before, during, and after the event. I want to thank you from the bottom of my heart!


Since the event, we have uploaded all three speeches to Youtube (WoesCollettSunic) as well as a Sunday conversation in Copenhagen, between myself and Millennial Woes. Last night I did two live streams on Youtube about the events last Saturday: The Patriotic Weekly Review (with Mark Collett, Laura Towler, and Greg Johnson, who were also in Copenhagen) and Red Ice with Henrik Palmgren. Just a few hours after the interview with Red Ice, their Youtube channel, with almost 350 000 subscribers, was shut down (you can still see their videos on Bitchute). I do not yet know why the channel was shut down, but it is obvious that someone is very hostile to our freedom of speech. My very best wishes to Henrik and Lana and the others at Red Ice!


Since the chaos started on Saturday, I have received literally hundreds of emails, and I will start to go through them — and I am sure you understand that it will take some time. Samantha Hilton has also done a fantastic job of staying in touch with you and keeping you informed.


Now, I must move on to the work in preparation of the next Scandza Forum, which takes place in Oslo on November 2nd, just over two weeks from now.


Thank you all for your support — together, we can create an impact greater than we can ever imagine!



Fróði Midjord

Scandza Forum

Hear Special Interview With Jez Turner, Organizer of the London Forum International Conference

Jez Turner organized the biggest London Forum yet this weekend in Central London featuring:

* Prof. Kevin Macdonald, U.S.A
* Publisher Mark Weber, IHR, U.S.A.
* Publisher Greg Johnson, U.S.A.
* Videographer Hugh MacDonald, Canada
* Publisher Paul Fromm, Canada
* Publisher and political prisoner Pedro Videla, Spain
* Javier Nichols, Author, President Wagner Society of Spain,

Jez will explain what is the London Forum — 5 years in existence — what it does and what its goals are.


Jez explains the poisonous anti-White atmosphere in London, England and the anti-White bias of the London Police.


Monday, April 13, 2015 on Paul Fromm’s “The Fighting Side of Me” Radio show on whiteresistanceradio.com at 8:00 a.m., 4:00 p.m. and midnight — all of these times are EST.

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