Immigration Minister Sylvi Listhaug
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Norwegian minister criticised for refugee sea stunt

A Norwegian minister has faced online ridicule for jumping off a rescue boat into the Mediterranean to see what it is like to be a refugee.

Immigration Minister Sylvi Listhaug travelled to the Greek island of Lesbos where the stunt was filmed.

She went there to see the work of rescuers and also experience the situation from the migrants' perspective, The Local website reported.

  • 22 Apr 2016
  • From the section UK
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