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Social Democrats PM’s members spreading ‘FAKE NEWS’ about Sweden Democrats in Facebook posts

The Sweden election is fast approaching and with less than ten days to go the political campaigns have gotten heated in the Scandinavian country. Earlier this week a Facebook post in Arabic was written by members of the Social Democrats party, spreading false information about eurosceptic Sweden Democrats and the Moderate Party’s immigration policies. By – Amalie Henden In the Facebook ...

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Sweden’s getting ready for the election-year information war

While the US debates to what extent Russia influenced its presidential election, a small country in northern Europe is already gearing up to fend off foreign interference in its next election. Via: Emma Löfgren  The debate about foreign interference in the US presidential election has dominated global news for the past year, including the recent release of a trove of social ...

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The number of police in Sweden is falling

Sweden has not received more police, but fewer – contrary to what the government claims. In the Region South, a high police force for “cannibalism” warns when Stockholm recruits from Skåne. And the union is causing alarms about mass raids.  Via: Olle Lönnaeus   “We are bleeding policemen. The situation is acute,” says Sophia Willander, chairman of the Swedish Police Federation. Previously, former ...

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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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‘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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Sweden plans to crack down on gang crime

Nobody should have to live in fear of shootings or gang crime, Prime Minister Stefan Löfven told reporters after a meeting with the government’s council on security politics on Thursday morning.  Via: thelocal.se  “Common strategies against organized crime are needed. Nobody should have to fear shootings where they live or organized crime,” he said. “Criminals should be worried and sleep poorly ...

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Anders Ygeman to visit Malmö as shootings continue

Sweden’s interior minister, Anders Ygeman, is set to visit Malmö today, just a day after another man was shot dead in the southern Swedish city. Via: thelocal.se  A 23-year-old man died in hospital after being shot outside a restaurant on the central Möllevången square at 6.40pm on Sunday. The man was known to police, with a series of previous convictions. He ...

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Malmö : People Don’t Go Out at night any more

Politicians and Malmö residents gathered in front of city hall on Monday to protest against a wave of violence after a 16-year-old boy was killed in the Rosengård district last week. Via: thelocal.se The murder of Ahmed Obaid, 16, who was shot dead by an as-yet unknown gunman on Thursday evening, sent shockwaves through the southern Swedish city. Unlike many previous ...

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Malmö’s Gangs shooting Paradise

A teenage boy has died after being shot in the Rosengård district of southern Swedish city Malmö on Thursday evening. Via: thelocal.se The boy was found injured at a bus stop in the area just before 7pm. He was taken to hospital, but police later confirmed that he had died from his injuries at 7.27pm. The boy was born in 2000 ...

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Sweden to ban masks but not burqas at football matches

The Swedish government has proposed a ban on the wearing of masks by spectators at sporting events in an effort to stem fan violence, but exceptions will be made for religious garments like burqas. The proposal comes at a time where a number of high-profile violent incidents at Swedish football matches have made global headlines. In August, a match between ...

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