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Supporting terrorism? Pay more tax in Sweden

More than 100 people suspected of financing terror activities have been forced to pay more tax as part of a collaboration between the Swedish tax agency and security police. The project started around a year ago at the initiative of Sweden’s national security services Säpo. It has so far handed over a list of 400 people suspected of financing terror-related ...

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Sweden’s foreign minister to visit Palestine this week

Foreign Minister Margot Wallström is set to pay a three-day visit to Palestine this week, to discuss democracy, equality and its relations with Israel.   Islamic Hate Education in Palestine The Swedish foreign minister will meet President Mahmoud Abbas and her Palestinian counterpart Riad Malki during her visit from December 15th to 17th, said the foreign ministry. “The focus of ...

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EU migrants sleeping outside Malmö school

Homeless EU migrants have begun to sleep regularly in the yard of Malmö International School, reports Sydsvenskan. Following the destruction of two camps last year, the lack of suitable shelter has intensified, according to the newspaper. The principal and janitor of the school now often find themselves starting their day by waking migrants sleeping in tents in the school’s yard. ...

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Danish People’s Party MP: ‘Shoot at migrants’

Kenneth Kristensen Berth, an MP for the anti-immigration Danish People’s Party, was in hot water on Thursday morning for comments he made at a debate in Copenhagen. Berth, who is his party’s EU spokesman, squared off with the Danish European Movement chairwoman Stine Bosse in a debate on Europe’s external borders for Europa Magasinet. In one exchange, Berth said that ...

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Boy, 15, ‘gang-raped by five blade-wielding Afghan Muslims migrants in Swedish forest’

A GANG of five Afghan migrants have been arrested and charged after allegedly raping a boy at knifepoint in Sweden. Swedish authorities today revealed that the teenagers had been charged with aggravated rape of a minor after allegedly dragging the lad, who is under 15, into a wooded area near the city of Uppsala, north of Stockholm. The alleged attack ...

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Swedish festive ad pulled following racist abuse of child

A Swedish department store chain has pulled a festive online advert after the child in the picture was subjected to racist abuse by online trolls. Sweden threatens action to stop Facebook ‘hate and lies’ (05 Dec 2016) The ad for Sweden’s Åhléns, featuring a dark-skinned boy dressed as a Lucia, led to comments on the company’s Facebook page questioning why ...

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Sweden threatens action to stop Facebook ‘hate and lies’

Sweden could impose legal obligations on Facebook as a last resort if the social network does not crack down on hate speech and fake news, the culture and democracy minister has threatened. Alice Bah Kuhnke told the Expressen tabloid that she plans to invite Facebook’s representatives in Sweden to discuss recent debate accusing the social media giant of enabling its ...

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Far right Sweden Democrats close in as second largest party-poll

The far right Sweden Democrats are vying for a place as the second largest party, a poll on Wednesday showed, running neck and neck with a center-right opposition that has failed to capitalize on growing worries about immigration. Support for the Sweden Democrats rose to 21.5 percent in the poll by Inizio for daily Aftonbladet, up from 20 percent a ...

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Swedish paper criticized for ‘anti-Semitic’ Trump cartoon

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A Swedish newspaper has been criticized for running a cartoon of Israeli Prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu and US President-elect Donald Trump in which the two are being carried by an Orthodox Jew, a KKK member and a gun-carrying figure branded with the Israeli flag, with critics calling the drawing anti-Semitic. A speech bubble placed above the two politicians in the ...

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Sweden paid ISIS fighter $600 a month in child benefits

A Swedish fighter for the terror group ISIS claimed over 50,000 Swedish kroner in benefits while living and working in its Raqqa stronghold. Michael Skråmo, who goes by the name of Abdul Samad al Swedi, took his wife and four small children to Syria in August 2014, settling in Raqqa. He has since appeared in a string of propaganda videos, ...

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