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Two schools in Sweden have come under fire from school inspectorate authorities after it was revealed that migrant-background children being taught lessons in their native language were actually just learning the Quran. The issue was raised through an anonymous tip to the school inspectorate which exposed that the Quran, and other elements of the Islamic
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Facebook has granted authorities in Sweden special powers to remove so-called “fake accounts” on the website ahead of this year’s national elections, reports local media. With Swedes set to vote in September, the nation’s Civil Contingencies Agency (MSB) is being allowed to jump to the front of the queue when agents at the body highlight
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The Swedish National Council for Crime Prevention (Brå) has said that it will not gather ethnic or migrant background data on criminal suspects, claiming the data would not help its mission. The statement came after an inquiry from Moderate Party politician Tomas Tobé who, like many others, has argued that the statistics agency should gather as
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ONATHAN NACKSTRAND/AFP/Getty Images by Chris Tomlinson20 Mar 20180 20 Mar, 201820 Mar, 2018 Swedish hip-hop artist Ken Ring has said he expects Sweden to descend into a civil war in the next 20 years and that he is planning on moving to Africa, which he believes will be safer. Ring made the comments on Norwegian television programme Trygdekontoret which was
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YouTube/Screenshot/Getty Images by Chris Tomlinson18 Mar 20180 18 Mar, 201818 Mar, 2018 A 65-year-old woman in Sweden, who is facing either a fine or prison sentence if found guilty of ‘hate crime’, released her side of the story in a YouTube video describing a large-scale investigation and harassment from police 65-year-old Christina, who faces eight
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JONATHAN NACKSTRAND/AFP/Getty Images by Chris Tomlinson17 Mar 20180 17 Mar, 201817 Mar, 2018 Forty per cent of residents in Sweden’s now 61 no-go “troubled areas” fear for their safety when walking outside after dark. The report examined data collected by the National Crime Prevention Council (Brå) in 61 of the country’s heavily migrant-populated “vulnerable areas” which are often
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Swedish broadcast journalist Anna-Klara Bankel was called a “damn whore” and told not to film in the notorious Stockholm no-go suburb of Rinkeby by locals whilst recording video footage for a documentary. Anna-Klara Bankel, who works for the Swedish public broadcaster SVT, was called a “damn whore” while attempting to interview locals on the effectiveness of recently introduced
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