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UN paints Sweden as a “racist” inferno where immigrants face “painful racism”

Sweden’s major problems are “hate crimes” and “racist violence” committed against immigrants, according to a new UN report. The report also criticizes Sweden for the fact that extreme racist organizations have not yet been banned, SvD reports. The UN demands that Sweden quickly take action against this racist “hatred”. By – Brünnhilde Many people find it difficult to take the new ...

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US and its allies mobilize the biggest task force since Iraq on course for Syria.

The largest US air and naval strike force since the 2003 Iraq war was heading towards Syria last night as Theresa May won the backing of the cabinet to join in military action. By – thetimes.co.uk US-led strikes after the suspected chemical weapon attack in Douma, which left as many as 40 people dead, are expected within the next three days. The prime minister continued ...

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UN precedent shows Sweden’s Wallstrom wrong to oppose Security Council meeting on Iran

While Swedish foreign minister Margot Wallström questioned the justification for a Security Council meeting on the deadly Iran protests, past practice demonstrates that it addresses concerns about domestic situations in which repressive regimes attack their own citizens and deny them civil rights. By – unwatch.org Wallström should not be giving Iran a free pass on human rights violations.  At least 21 protesters have ...

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Denmark won’t accept any Muslim refugees under the UN’s quota system this year

Sweden Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen called for top-level political action to stop the growth of Muslim parallel societies throughout Denmark – at the government’s two-day seminar in Esbjerg he said the immigrants problem is under control and the government has managed to get more refugees into the labour market but there are still major, major problems surrounding integration. Via: : ...

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U.N. Says Australia Reneged on Pledge to Accept Some Refugees

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees has accused the Australian government of reneging on a “clear understanding” that some refugees detained offshore who have close family ties in Australia could be resettled in the country. Via: nytimes.com In a statement on Monday, the commissioner, Filippo Grandi, said the United Nations agency had agreed in November to help with the relocation to the United States of refugees ...

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Swedish MPs file genocide complaint against Turkey’s Erdogan

A group of Swedish lawmakers have filed a legal complaint accusing Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes, reports AFP. Via: thelocal.se The complaint signed by five lawmakers from the Left and Green parties is the first of its kind in Sweden against a head of state, writes AFP. The suit relates to the conflict ...

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Belgium made sure Saudi Arabia knew it voted regime onto UN Women’s Rights Commission

Belgium’s foreign ministry wanted Saudi Arabia to know it had voted to elect the kingdom to the UN Commission of Women’s Rights, leaked internal emails have reportedly revealed.  via: Harriet Agerholm         The disclosure risks fuelling a further backlash against the European country, which has been accused of putting concerns about equality to one side in order to ingratiate itself with ...

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Israel Scores Moral Victory At UNESCO While Sweden Disgraces Itself

Tuesday, May 2, was a good day for Israel at the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization but not such a good day for the Arab bloc and their allies. As Israel was celebrating its 69thyear of independence, the Arab bloc, instigated by the “Palestinians” and composed of dysfunctional nations like Lebanon and Sudan, submitted anti-Semitic resolution to UNESCO’s executive board ...

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Europe: Eight to ten million Muslims migrants are still on the way

“In terms of public order and internal security, I simply need to know who is coming to our country.” — Austrian Interior Minister Wolfgang Sobotka. Turkey appears determined to flood Europe with migrants either way: with Europe’s permission by means of visa-free travel, or without Europe’s permission, as retribution for failing to provide visa-free travel. The migrants arriving in Italy ...

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Saudi Arabia elected to UN women’s rights commission

The United Nations’ Commission on the Status of Women touts itself as “the principal global intergovernmental body” that’s “exclusively dedicated to the promotion of gender equality and the empowerment of women.”  Via: fortune.com Yet last week Saudi Arabia joined its ranks. Saudi Arabia, along with 12 other nations, was approved as a member of the Commission for the 2018-2022 term by the ...

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