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Swedenstan: Wave of Immigration CRIME breaks the courts’ budget

Sweden’s courts now require heavily increased funding from the government in order to continue to function as planned. As asylum immigration has prompted the courts to request for new funding. By – Brünnhilde Last year, the costs of Sweden’s courts increased by almost SEK 300 million and eventually totalled at SEK 6.8 billion. The increase in costs is mainly due to ...

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EU piles pressure on internet giants to remove Freedom of speech content

Google, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and other internet companies must show the European Union within three months that they are removing extremist content more rapidly or face legislation forcing them to do so. By – Julia Fioretti Several governments, like Sweden, have increased pressure on social media companies to do more to remove illegal content — from material related to groups such ...

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Swedenstan: Näthats behind ‘witch-hunt’ arrests of people expressing political opinions

The number of Swedish citizens prosecuted and convicted of writing posts about immigrants on Facebook has increased significantly over the past year. Behind a large part of the reports and prosecutions is an organization called Näthats. By – Brünnhilde According to Svenska Dagbladet, the network consists of “lawyers, law students, former police and system developers”. The network has developed software that ...

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Good Night, and Good Luck: Freedom of speech in Sweden

At the center of the movie “Good Night, and Good Luck” is legendary journalist Edward R. Murrow. Murrow was one of the first reporters who started in-depth interviews on his show “Person To Person,” where he interviewed everybody from politicians to movie stars. The movie can be seen both as a historical account of McCarthyism in the United States, but ...

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‘Kill Them All’: New ISIS Call for Truck Attacks as Stockholm Terrorist Goes on Trial

A pro-ISIS group has been issuing a wave of online posters in English and Arabic encouraging would-be jihadists to conduct simple attacks at home employing a variety of methods. By – Bridget Johnson The latest poster from the media group calling itself Muharar al-Ansar shows the front of a white cargo truck similar to that used to kill 86 people in ...

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Säpo: Threat to Sweden greater than it’s ever been

Today the threat against Sweden is greater than it has been for many years, writes former Säpo manager Anders Thornberg in the preamble to the Swedish Security Police’s annual book released today. He states that the biggest threat against Sweden comes from violent Islamists. By – Brünnhilde According to the Swedish Security Service, the security situation in Sweden has severely deteriorated ...

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Iran’s Most Famous General Is More Popular Than President

The head of Iran’s most secretive, elite force has become increasingly popular at home as he helps expand Tehran’s influence through military victories by allies across the Middle East. By – Tom O’Connor Major General Qassem Soleimani, head of the expeditionary Quds Force branch of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), enjoyed a “very favorable” view among 67.7 percent of Iranians, according ...

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Iran threatens to ‘raze Tel Aviv to the ground’

IRAN has vowed to destroy Tel Aviv if Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu carries out his recent threats to launch military action against the Islamic republic as simmering tensions in the Middle East reach boiling point. By – express.co.uk Angry exchanges between the two countries have intensified recently with the bitter Syrian war spilling over into a wider proxy fight and Iran’s ...

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How A Swedish Social Enterprise Is Transforming Lives

In a converted tram depot in downtown Stockholm, a young company is helping to transform the lives of newcomers to Sweden by helping them to find jobs. Since Mark and Dea Ahlenius launched Jobbentrén 18 months ago, they have helped 41 people not just to find jobs, but to stay in them. By – Heather Farmbrough       “The Swedish labour market is ...

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Sweden charges Muslim Uzbek man with terrorism in deadly truck attack

The Uzbek man who rammed a stolen truck into a pedestrian in downtown Stockholm last spring — an attack that killed five and injured 14 — was officially charged Tuesday with terrorism. By – foxnews.com Rakhmat Akilov was arrested several hours after he drove a stolen beer truck into a crowd of shoppers on a busy pedestrian street on April 7. ...

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