“You have an area larger than the UK, and you take 8,000 refugees. It is 0.0016 percent of the population. You can do more guys! I have been in Norway for the whole summer. I think I know you,” Geldof told Norway's state broadcaster NRK.
Geldof was in Norway to collect the Erik Bye memorial prize at the Protest Festival in Kristiansand, which is awarded to an individual who has worked to change society.
“If there's a new economy there needs to be a new politics. There isn't and it's that failure of new politics that has led to this f***ing disgrace … this absolute sickening disgrace”.
He is appalled that Norway, one of the richest countries in the world, isn't doing more.