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355,000 Swedish pensioners below the poverty line

Older people in Sweden are at greater risk of living as poor retirees. As many as 355,000 are already below the poverty line, according to your money. Via: friatider.se  It is figures from Eurostat that show that hundreds of thousands of older Swedes, namely 355,000 pensioners, live below what is considered to be the poverty line. In percentages, 18.2 percent of those 65 ...

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No money in Sweden: 70 police stations about to close

A total of  70 police stations are closing in the summer due to lack of resources, Ekotwrites . Despite record high taxes, it is not possible to keep the country’s police operations open. Via: friatider.se Many of Sweden’s police stations shut down for all or part of the summer.The reason is lack of financial resources. Among the worst affected regions is Bergslagen, where most ...

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Number of Islamist violent in Sweden gone from hundreds to thousands

In a few years, the number of violent Islamist extremists in Sweden has gone from hundreds to thousands, estimates Säpo. But who are these extremists?  The knowledge is inadequate among the police and municipal officials working in the cities that Säpo points out, shows SVT News’s survey. Via: svt.se It is especially in some areas of Stockholm, Gothenburg, Malmö and Örebro as the ...

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Swedish Music Festival Cancels 2018 Event After rape reports

Following one reported rape and several sexual assaults at this year’s Bråvalla music festival, there will be no festival in 2018, the organisers said on Saturday. Via: thelocal.se  One of Sweden‘s largest music festivals, Bråvalla has been arranged outside the eastern Swedish town Norrköping every summer for the past five years, and this Saturday, July 1st, is the final day ...

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Sweden Police Dan Eliasson: “Help Us, Help Us”

5000 criminals divided into 200 networks. Policeman Dan Eliasson presented Sweden’s 61 vulnerable areas. And he is worried. – Help us, help us, appease to other social actors. Via: Erling Borén  It was a well-attended press conference in which the police presented the report highlighting 61 vulnerable areas, of which 23 are regarded as “vulnerable” – eight more compared to 2015. According to ...

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Hundreds of Swedes went to the war fight for ISIS – Returnees today

Expressen has mapped the returnees, the 150 Swedish suspicious IS terrorists who returned silently to Sweden. Wile they posed openly on Facebook as invincible warriors, often with freaked dead bodies. Today they live as shadows and do everything to avoid being recognized. We have enough problems, say one of them – and refuse to meet. However, during the ongoing offensive against IS, more of ...

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Stefan Löfven slams attacks on police and emergency services

Prime Minister Stefan Löfven pledged to step up the fight against drug gangs in vulnerable areas in Sweden in a speech at the Järva Week political forum in the north-western Stockholm suburb.  Via: thelocal.se The Social Democrat leader’s speech was held on the final day of the week, which has seen daily speeches from Sweden’s party leaders. Löfven started his by ...

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‘Thousands’ of Extremists Muslims in Sweden

The number of Islamists militant extremists living in Sweden has soared from a couple of hundreds a few years ago to thousands today, the security police Säpo believes. “We have never seen anything like it before,” said Säpo chief Anders Thornberg in an interview with Swedish news agency TT.   Via: Emma Löfgren    The vast majority of the extremists support violent Islamist ...

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Richard Dawkins: Islam Is ‘the Most Evil Religion in the World’

Professional atheist Richard Dawkins told an audience this week that Islam is “the most evil religion in the world,” and therefore must be combatted. Via: Thomas D. Williams                   While opposed to all religion, the British evolutionary biologist and author of The God Delusion has been rethinking his positions and insisting that certain distinctions must be made ...

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Swedish Foreign Fighters in Syria and Iraq

Almost one in five who have travelled from Sweden to join militant jihadi groups in Iraq and Syria is younger than 19, according to a new report.  Via: thelocal.se Sweden’s security services Säpo estimates that around 300 people travelled to Iraq and Syria to join militant groups between 2012 and 2016. Researchers at the Swedish Defence University have looked more closely at 267 ...

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