The group has established the website killhim.nu where the goal is to collect money
for a bounty on the American president. The American embassy has reacted by reporting
the artists to the police.
«There has been filed a formal complaint against Gatas Palament for threatening to
shoot George W. Bush,» said Pål Kraby, police prosecutor at Oslo police district to
NRK.no. «They have stated this at a website the group has.»
The police have launched an investigation, and the artists may face jail time.
«The sentencing framework of such an action, if it is punishable, will be incarceration
for as much as 12 years. The law has to be interpreted in this way when there is a
threat against a head of state,» Kraby said.
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