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SWEDEN: How did women’s position in the labor market come into a debate about RAPE?

The issue of rape and the increasing amount of rape assault crimes in Sweden was the beginning of a major break between Jimmie Åkesson (SD) and Prime Minister Stefan Löfven (S) during the year’s first television debate between the party leaders. By – Brünnhilde After requesting that the Prime Minister “attempt to stick to the subject”, the SD leader was ignored ...

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Alternatives to Sweden: “We want zero immigration!”

Alternatives to Sweden want zero asylum, relatives and quota immigration. This is what party leader Gustav Kasselstrand said in a Youtube interview with the New Times newspaper. By – Brünnhilde Scroll for video Alternatives to Sweden, a political party founded in 2017 by expelled members of Sweden Democrats, started their party so late in the electoral movement in order to achieve ...

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SWEDEN Twitter account spread fake news: Swedish meatballs came from Turkey

SWEDEN’S official Twitter account Sweden.se, administered by the Swedish state institute, wrote in a statement that meatballs were brought to Sweden by Karl XII from Turkey. By – Brünnhilde This information has been accused of being “fabricated” by a researcher. According to Sweden.se, which markets itself as “Sweden’s official account on Twitter”, Karl XII took the recipe for meatballs from Turkey ...

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SWEDENSTAN: Schools in Vingåker Were Learning The Quran, Islamic Prayer

Two schools in Sweden have come under fire from school inspectorate authorities after it was revealed that migrant-background children being taught lessons in their native language were actually just learning the Quran. By – Chris Tomlinson The issue was raised through an anonymous tip to the school inspectorate which exposed that the Quran, and other elements of the Islamic faith such ...

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EU Poll: Migrant Integration ‘Unsuccessful’, Figure Rises to 73% in Sweden

A European Commission poll has found that a strong majority of people in France, Germany, and Sweden believe the integration of migrants has failed in their country. By – Liam Deacon People in all 28 member states were asked: “Generally speaking, how successful or not is the integration of most immigrants living in [your country].” Overall, across the open borders bloc, 55 ...

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Muslim Migrant Claims He Didn’t Know Sex With 12-Year-Old Was Illegal

A 17-year-old Syrian migrant was convicted of two counts of rape against a 12-year-old girl in a Swedish court this week, although he claimed he did not know that sex with a 12-year-old was illegal in the country. By – Chris Tomlinson The 17-year-old, who has been identified as a Syrian asylum seeker by Swedish journalist Joakim Lamotte,  is said to have raped the ...

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Sweden: The world’s best country for immigrants

Sweden, already known for its progressive climate policy and a self-deprecating sense of humor, is being recognized as the best country in the world to be an immigrant. By – qz.com The Scandinavian nation was awarded the top slot based on its status as “a strong social welfare state that has long been considered a haven for migrants,” according to the rankings outlet, which ...

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Sweden’s Bizarre Immigration Policy

Sweden’s National Board of Forensic Medicine reported that in 83% of the cases where it had stated an opinion about the age of the asylum applicant, the applicant had not been a minor. Many asylum seekers had lied about their age simply because there is greater probability of getting a residence permit — and more benefits — if you are ...

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How immigration is changing the Swedish welfare state

TENSIONS were running high when your correspondent visited Sweden at the height of Europe’s migrant crisis, in late 2015. Although most Swedes happily accepted the 163,000 asylum-seekers who arrived in their country that year, others were far less welcoming. By – economist In Malmo, a heavily immigrant city in the south, one cashier in a local shop was particularly angry. “They ...

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Crime stats show increase in violence against women in Sweden

Women in Sweden love their country. But recently, their picturesque cityscape has seen an increase in violence, specifically against young girls and women. By – wjla.com Data provided by the government reports an overall increase in sex crimes.  According to the Swedish Crime Survey, compared to 2015, attempted rape against girls 15 – 17 was up 46 percent in 2016. Rape of teens ...

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