Press release, Kirkenes, Murmansk, Luleå, Oulu, September 29th 2015
On Monday 28th of September, Thomas Nilsen was fired from his position as chief editor of the online news site BarentsObserver by the owners of the Norwegian Barents Secretariat, the three Northern Norwegian county administrations.
STATEMENT FROM BARENTS PRESS INTERNATIONAL, CONCERNING THE RESTRICTION OF BARENTSOBSERVERS' EDITORIAL FREEDOM
Youths rights in the Barents Region
Photo: Jonas Sjökvist Karlsbakk
The 11th of june is the premierdate for the pilot of the documentary for the Barents Regional Commity in Tromsö,Norway.The youth in the Barents region has never before been interviewed about their human rights on film.
– It has been really interesting to meet the youth, says Adam W. Zetterqvist who is making the documentary together with Caroline Ohlsson and Kim Miell, two young filmers from Filmpool Nord in Luleå, Sweden.
– It feels really nice to make this documentary, especially this year when Sweden is the chaircountry of the Barents Euro-Arctic Council, says Adam W. Zetterqvist.
- It has been really fun to travel together with the filmcrew and I have learn alot, says Caroline Olsson.
Adam W. Zetterqvist