Sverigedemokraterna (The Swedish Democrats) is most famous for being critical against Islam and Muslim immigration. I cannot say if this is political terror or Islamic jihad, but there are obviously people in Sweden who will do everything to fight those who oppose the Islamization of their country. Danmarks Radio -- Swedish politician discovers bomb on his car:
Tuesday night a Swedish politician from Sverigedemokraterna discovered a small explosive device on his car, and he called the police when it detonated around three o'clock.
Police believe the motive may be that the man is a member of the party that is ideologically aligned with the Danish People's Party.
"It was a small explosive charge, and it damaged the steel and glass. He is a member of the party and we believe that this may be the reason," says Mats Gloss Berg from Uddevalle police to Aftonbladet.
Sunday night another person associated with Sverigedemokraterna was subjected to a criminal threat.
"Somebody broke a window and wrote something his two cars, and put letter in the mailbox," says Mats Gloss Berg.
He shouldn't have bothered: Obama is sending them enough weapons already. "Swedish imam smuggles weapons to Syria: report," from The Local, October 31 (thanks to Money Jihad):
A Swedish imam has smuggled large quantities of weapons to rebels in Syria, a crime punishable by up to four years in prison.
Sources told Sveriges Radio (SR) that the Syrian-born man was one of the rebels' key weapons suppliers and that he had been bringing arms into the civil war-torn country for the last 18 months.
SR named the suspected arms dealer as Haytham Rahmeh and claimed he purchased weapons primarily in Libya, but also made purchases in Bosnia & Herzegovina. The arms have then been transported through Turkey and into the hands of rebels in Syria.
Raphaël Lefèvre, a researcher at Cambridge University who has interviewed Rahmeh, told SR that Rahmed has made frequent appearances among the Syrian opposition and has been open about sending weapons to the rebels via an organization known as the Commission for Civilian Protection.
"It's no secret that this group sends weapons to Syria," Lefèvre told SR.
For several years, Rahmeh was an imam at the Stockholm mosque located near Medborgarplatsen in the city centre. He also served as the chair of a European organization for imams before shifting his focus toward assisting Syrian rebels.
Thomas Tjäder, a security expert at the Swedish Agency for Non-Proliferation and Export Controls (Inspektionen för strategiska produkter - ISP) explained that smuggling weapons into Syria was a breach of Swedish arms control laws punishable by up to four years in prison.
The law applies to all Swedish citizens and registered residents, regardless of whether the weapons pass through Sweden or not, Tjäder told SR. The EU export embargo to Syria entails policing at national level, he explained, meaning that it was Sweden's job to probe potential breaches.
Nazir Hakim, head of the Commission for Civilian Protection, confirmed that Rahmeh has fundraised for the group and that some of the money collected went toward the purchase of weapons. He claimed, however, that the arms were bought inside Syria and not imported from Libya.
"We've purchased two boatloads of milk from Libya," he told SR....
Yeah, sure, that's it. Because everyone knows the best milk comes from Libya.
The Google translation from the Swedish original is garbled as these things always are, but it is clear enough. Islamic law says that those who blaspheme Muhammad must be put to death. Vilks is considered to have done so with his cartoons of Muhammad. "Muhammad Cartoonist Lars Vilks Survives Assassination Attempt," from Blazing Cat Fur, September 4:
NB Google Translate - Malmo - Swedish artist Lars Vilks, who is on the death list of the terrorist network Al Qaeda because of his cartoons of Mohammed's escape an attack on Wednesday.
Vilks was the derStandard.at journalist Teresa Eder in the gallery Rönnquist & Rönnquist in Malmo doing an interview with an unknown man entered the gallery. He said he wanted to show Vilks a few works of art that were in a red suitcase. Vilks' bodyguard denied access to the man and asked him herzuzeigen the contents of his suitcase in front of the gallery. When they discovered a firearm in it, they overpowered the man five minutes later, the Swedish police on site.
He is being charged with "intentionally disrupting a religious or spiritual ceremony," but he "denied the charge that he on purpose sounded his horn to disturb the congregation as the call to prayer rang out at the mosque."
How, then, did the congregants determine that he was intentionally sounding his horn in order to disrupt the call to prayer? How do they distinguish honking to disrupt prayer from ordinary traffic honking? Or is it assumed that the filthy kuffar will simply refrain from honking horns outside the mosque at all times?
Also, how many people have been charged recently with "intentionally disrupting a religious or spiritual ceremony" when that ceremony was Christian?
"Swedish man charged for honking at mosque," from The Local, August 28 (thanks to Twostellas):
Swedish prosecutors have decided to charge a 22-year-old man for honking his horn outside the Fittja mosque in Stockholm, citing his intention to disturb the Muslim congregation.
Prosecutor Christina Weilander filed the charges with Södertörn district court on August 23rd, pertaining to an incident outside the mosque on May 3rd - the second Friday that the mosque used its minaret to broadcast the call to prayer since Swedish police allowed congregation leaders to proceed.
Two witnesses were cited in the document filed with the district court.
The 22-year-old is being charged with "störande av förrättning", the crime of intentionally disrupting a religious or spiritual ceremony - including weddings and funerals. It also outlaws disturbing court cases and certain state proceedings, and is punishable with up to six months in jail according to Sweden's penal code.
The defendant, meanwhile, has denied the charge that he on purpose sounded his horn to disturb the congregation as the call to prayer rang out at the mosque, which lies next to a lake and a car park in the southern suburb. There are no residential properties in the immediate vicinity.
There was also a disturbance from passers-by the week before, as reported by The Local, during Sweden's first call to prayer on April 26th, when two men in a red Volvo spun their wheels furiously by the curb, before racing off down the road.
A long-held discussion about whether to allow the call to prayer ended earlier this year when Botkyrka Municipality scrapped a 1994 prohibition on allowing prayer calls, which dated back from before the construction of the mosque.
The mosque was built in 2007 in the municipality's Fittja district and has over 1,500 congregation members.
The Stockholm police eventualy removed the final hurdle for prayer calls, ruling that it would be allowed for between three to five minutes on Fridays between midday and 1pm.
And still the media persists in denying and obfuscating who is rioting and what the root cause of the riots really is. "Stockholm riots spread west on sixth night," from The Local, May 25 (thanks to C. Cantoni):
Stockholm experienced a sixth straight night of riots early Saturday, with cars torched in several immigrant-dominated suburbs, as Britain and the United States warned against travelling to the hotspots.
Nearly a week of unrest, which spread briefly Friday night to the medium-sized city of Örebro 160 kilometres west of Stockholm, have put Sweden's reputation as an oasis of peace and harmony at risk.
The unrest has also sparked a debate among Swedes over the integration of immigrants, many of whom arrived under the country's generous asylum policies,
and who now make up about 15 percent of the population.
An AFP photographer witnessed a car engulfed in flames before firefighters arrived in the Stockholm district of Tensta. Cars were incinerated in three other areas of the capital as well, according to the Swedish news agency TT.
"I've never before taken part in anything that lasted so long and was spread over such a wide area," police spokesman Lars Byström told TT.
Another police official said earlier that Stockholm police were about to receive reinforcements from Gothenburg and Malmö, the country's second- and third-largest cities, but declined to disclose how many would arrive.
In the city of Örebro, police reported a fire at a school as well as several cars ablaze, but quiet had returned around midnight. The unrest in Stockholm had "rubbed off", police told TT.
About 200 right-wing extremists were reported to cruise around Stockholm suburbs in their cars late Friday, but intense police surveillance apparently prevented any kind of serious violence.
The nightly riots have prompted Britain's Foreign Office and the US embassy in Stockholm to issue warnings to their nationals, urging them to avoid the affected suburbs.
Firefighters were dispatched to 70 fires the night between Thursday and Friday, extinguishing torched cars, dumpsters and buildings, including three schools and a police station, the fire department wrote on Twitter. This was down from 90 blazes the night before.
Parents and volunteer organisations who have patrolled the streets in recent nights have helped decrease the intensity of the unrest, police have said.
Police, who have so far concentrated on putting out fires, are beginning to round up people suspected of criminal acts, so far arresting at least 29.
"Even if we don't intervene, we regularly make video recordings and get information from the public. That way we can get people a couple of days later," police spokesman Byström told TT.
The troubles had begun in the suburb of Husby, where 80 percent of inhabitants are immigrants, triggered by the fatal police shooting of a 69-year-old Husby resident last week after the man wielded a machete in public.
Local activists said the shooting sparked anger among youths who claim to have suffered from police brutality and racism.
One of the rioters in Husby told Sveriges Radio that racism was rampant where he lived, and that violence was his only way of being noticed.
"We burned cars, threw rocks at police, at police cars. But it's good, because now people know what Husby is... This is the only way to be heard," said the rioter, identified only by the pseudonym Kim.
Stockholm county police chief Mats Löfving said Friday the rioters were local youths with and without criminal records.
In addition, "in the midst of all this there is a small group of professional criminals, who are taking advantage of the situation to commit crimes like this," he told Sveriges Radio.
A 25-year-old who grew up in Husby said he didn't think the riots had anything to do with the shooting.
"I'm not saying there are no problems... but people are glorifying this a little bit," said the man, who declined to be named, adding that the rioters were often aged 12 to 17.
"I can imagine they get a big kick out of seeing themselves on TV," he said.
Due to its liberal immigration policy, Sweden has in recent decades become one of Europe's top destinations for immigrants, both in absolute numbers and relative to its size.
But many of those who have arrived struggle to learn the language and find employment, despite numerous government programmes.
Official data show unemployment was 8.8 percent in Husby in 2012, compared to 3.3 percent in Stockholm as a whole.
Eric Zemmour, a right-wing French commentator known for his controversial views, meanwhile told RTL radio the riots showed that the Swedish "kingdom of social democracy and of political correctness" was little different from countries like Britain and France.
The riots are Muslims, but the Islamic contempt for the kuffar and jahiliyya society is never considered as a root cause, any more than it is even when a Muslim beheads a soldier on a London street and invokes the Qur'an by way of explanation. "Riots in Sweden: Cars Burn in Fourth Night of Youth Violence," from Spiegel Online, May 23 (thanks to Pamela Geller):
Riots continued for the fourth straight night in Sweden Wednesday, as youth set fire to cars and threw stones at police in immigrant suburbs of Stockholm and the southern Swedish city of Malmo.
Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt has appealed for calm in the wake of the violence, which appears to have been instigated by the police shooting of a machete-wielding 69-year-old man in the Stockholm suburb of Husby this month. Police said the shooting was an act of self-defense, but it has triggered accusations of police brutality.
Riots began in Husby, which has a large immigrant population, on Sunday night and have spread to other locations, including the southern suburb of Fittja.
A police station in another southern suburb was set on fire, but no one was injured in the attack and the fire was quickly extinguished, according to media reports. Dozens of cars have been set ablaze during the riots, testing the resources of the local fire departments, according to the police.
At least one police officer was injured in the riots Wednesday night, and two schools, a restaurant and a cultural center have been damaged this week.
The violence has been attributed to the growing disparities between rich and poor in the country, where immigrant communities have been affected the most by cuts in state benefits over the past two decades. Official unemployment among the foreign-born is at 16 percent.
"The reason is very simple," Rouzbeh Djalaie, editor of a local newspaper in Husby told the news agency Reuters. "Unemployment, the housing situation, disrespect from police. It just takes something to start a riot, and that was the shooting."
Djalaie told Reuters that local youths are often the subject of unnecessary identity checks from police, who reportedly called them "apes" during the recent riots. The country ranks fourth among 44 industrialized nations in the absolute number of asylum seekers.
Swedish Justice Minister Beatrice Ask called attacks on police officers or rescue personnel "unacceptable," but said she understood why many people in these suburbs are angry. "Social exclusion is a very serious cause of many problems, and we understand that," she said.
This Bloomberg story is the height of mainstream media politically correct ridiculousness. We are told that the rioters were born between 1991 and 1995, as if that is the salient point to make clear why they are rioting. Nowhere is it mentioned that they are Muslims, although in other stories this has been made clear in other stories that mention the rioters' "spokesman," Rami al-Khamisi. "Swedish Police Arrest Eight as Husby Riots Spread in Stockholm," by Niklas Magnusson and Johan Carlstrom for Bloomberg, May 22 (thanks to Pamela Geller):
Swedish police arrested eight people after riots in Husby spread to other Stockholm suburbs last night as young people set fire to cars and schools and vandalized property.
About 30 cars burned overnight in suburbs including Husby, Jakobsberg, Norsborg and Vaarberg, Kjell Lindgren, a spokesman for the Swedish Police, said by phone today. In Husby, a school and the Husby Gaard cultural center were set on fire while rubbish bins burned across Stockholm’s western and southern suburbs. A school was also set alight in the Skaerholmen suburb, and a police station and buildings in central Jakobsberg were vandalized.
The riots began in Husby on May 19, about a week after a 69-year-old man brandishing a knife was killed by police in an apartment. Sweden, which has Scandinavia’s highest youth unemployment rate, has suffered from riots before. In 2008, young people in Rosengaard in the southern city of Malmoe clashed with police after setting fire to cars and bins. Those riots also spread to the Stockholm suburbs of Tensta and Husby.
“There is a core, as there often is, of young men who believe in using violence and who believe that this use of violence is above our democratic values and above Swedish law,” Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt told reporters in Stockholm yesterday. “The people of Husby must get their suburb back because the majority want to live in calmness and safety.”
The people arrested for vandalism and setting cars on fire were born between 1991 and 1995, police spokesman Lindgren said. The police officers who patrolled the capital city’s suburbs last night “felt the atmosphere was less confrontational than on previous nights,” said Lindgren. Police remain prepared in case of further riots tonight and is probing claims that officers used racist slurs, he said.
Sweden now joins several Muslim countries in giving lenient sentences for honor murders. Yes, he was a juvenile. But this was a savage murder.
Muslims commit 91 percent of honor killings worldwide. A manual of Islamic law certified as a reliable guide to Sunni orthodoxy by Al-Azhar University, the most respected authority in Sunni Islam, says that "retaliation is obligatory against anyone who kills a human being purely intentionally and without right." However, "not subject to retaliation" is "a father or mother (or their fathers or mothers) for killing their offspring, or offspring's offspring." ('Umdat al-Salik o1.1-2). In other words, someone who kills his child incurs no legal penalty under Islamic law.
The Palestinian Authority gives pardons or suspended sentences for honor murders. Iraqi women have asked for tougher sentences for Islamic honor murderers, who get off lightly now. Syria in 2009 scrapped a law limiting the length of sentences for honor killings, but "the new law says a man can still benefit from extenuating circumstances in crimes of passion or honour 'provided he serves a prison term of no less than two years in the case of killing.'" And in 2003 the Jordanian Parliament voted down on Islamic grounds a provision designed to stiffen penalties for honor killings. Al-Jazeera reported that "Islamists and conservatives said the laws violated religious traditions and would destroy families and values."
In light of all this, until authorities get the courage to tell the truth about honor killing, there will be many more such murders.
A Swedish appeals court has reduced a lower court's eight-year prison sentence for a 17-year-old boy found of guilty fatally stabbing his sister more than 100 times after she fled a forced marriage in Iraq, in what the court referred to as an "honour killing".
In a ruling issued on Tuesday, the Malmö Court of Appeals (Hövrätten), upheld the teen's guilty verdict, but discarded the lower court's eight-year prison sentence.
The court instead sentenced the boy to four years in juvenile detention because he was 16 when he killed his sister.
As the boy was only days away from his 17th birthday at the time of the attack, the lower court had decided to punish him as a 17-year-old rather than as a 16-year-old, allowing for a longer prison sentence.
The appeals court verdict stated that had the the crime been committed by an adult, it would have warranted a sentence of life in prison.
The appeals court's verdict also confirmed that there was enough evidence to tie the teen to the murder, restating that the apparent motive was the notion of protecting the family's honour.
The 17-year-old's sister had previously fled a forced marriage in Iraq and returned to Sweden. Her body was found with multiple stab wounds in her Landskrona apartment in April 2012.
Representatives of the Malmö-based organization Tänk om, which works to stop honour crimes, told local media at the time that the woman had been in touch with them for one year since returning to Sweden and that she slept with a knife under her pillow for fear of reprisals over her escape.
They claimed local authorities had ignored their warnings that the woman was under threat and needed protection....
Authorities in the Swedish city of Malmö have dropped an investigation into the vandalism of a Jewish center, saying it was probably a "derailed prank" rather than a hate crime.
Unknown vandals threw rocks and a firecracker at the Jewish community building last September, breaking a window in the entrance door. No one was injured, but the incident raised concerns about an anti-Semitic motive in a city where some Jews say they have been harassed by Muslim immigrants.
Police said the perpetrators could not be identified, but Prosecutor Hans Harding on Wednesday said the investigation pointed to "a derailed prank by a group of friends seeking attention."
And the honor murderer is planning to appeal, complaining that this sentence is excessive. Perhaps a tougher sentence for a young man who stabbed his sister 107 times to cleanse his family's honor would be "racist."
"Teen in Sweden jailed eight years for honour killing," from Agence France-Presse, January 29 (thanks to all who sent this in):
Stockholm: A Swedish court on Tuesday sentenced a 17-year-old man to eight years in prison for stabbing his sister 107 times in what judges called an honour killing.
The teen, who was 16 at the time, was convicted of killing his 19-year-old sister at her home in the southwestern town of Landskrona on April 23 last year.
He had called emergency services and said a masked attacker had killed her, but investigators said his story didn't hold up against evidence found at the scene.
"The court found the man guilty of the murder and that the motive was to restore the family's honour," the Lund district court said in a statement.
It said that "despite the man's young age," it was sentencing him "to a long prison sentence, and has set it at eight years."
The names and nationalities of the brother and sister were not disclosed, but media described the family as being of Iraqi origin.
The sister had told friends and family that she was worried her life was in danger, after she fled from Iraq, where she had been reportedly married against her will to an older man whom she claimed beat and raped her.
Once in Sweden, she contacted social services in Landskrona, but she said they did not take her family's threats against her seriously, Swedish media reported.
The court meanwhile refused to pay damages to the victim's mother and a half-sister born to the same father, arguing the relatives did not have a close relationship with the deceased.
The lawyer for the convicted teen called the sentence "extremely harsh" and said he planned to appeal.
Why are Swedish officials so anxious to deport Reza Jabbari? Why won't they explain why? Why are people with weaker cases for asylum allowed to stay in Sweden? It couldn't have anything to do with a policy of favoring the large and growing Muslim minority there, now, could it? Or are the Swedish officials in question just so certain that Islam is a Religion of Peace, and so full of the soothing nonsense of Western Islamic apologists who claim that Islam has no death penalty for apostasy, that they're certain that Reza Jabbari faces no danger in Iran?
"Swedish Officials Order Iranian Christian Deported for Second Time," by Steve Little for CBN, December 23 (thanks to The Religion of Peace):
An Iranian convert to Christianity seeking asylum in Sweden is once again facing deportation to Iran, according to his pastor. If he’s sent back to Iran, the convert, Reza Jebbari, could be imprisoned or even put to death for leaving Islam.
CBN News first reported on Jebbari’s case last month when Swedish authorities rejected his application for asylum and ordered him deported. A few days later, a Migration Board official announced they were halting the deportation process and granting Jebbari another hearing.
Now, Jebbari’s pastor, Cai Berger, tells CBN News that another migration official has denied the request for asylum and police are seeking to take Jebbari into custody and begin the deportation process.
Jebbari’s lawyer has already filed another appeal, but Berger says they are puzzled at the government’s persistence in its attempts to deport the Christian convert.
“It would seem that we are in a tight spot again and, quite frankly, we're at a loss as to why the Migration services are so determined to deport [him],” Berger wrote CBN News in an email. “People with weaker cases get permission to stay in Sweden, but not him.”
CBN News has yet to receive a reply to an email to the Swedish Migration Board’s press office requesting an explanation for the decision to deny asylum....
500 Muslim youths riot in Gothenburg, Sweden, to protect honour against sexual rumours by Birger Silfverströhm
An enraged mob of young immigrants wanted to beat up a 17-year-old girl for spreading sexual rumors on the Internet. This led to violence and vandalism, and police are now looking for a gunman, who was seen in connection with the riots.
It should have been the beginning of a peaceful Christmas Holiday at a Swedish high school in Gothenburg.
Instead, the school is now guarded by riot police.
Yesterday a furious mob consisting of 500 young immigrants wanted to beat up a 17-year-old girl who had spread sex rumors and photos of hundreds of underage girls and boys on the Internet.
500 youths of predominantly Arab and North African origin in Gothenburg, Sweden
"The one who started this wants chaos. I think it will end with violence," a 22-year-old man in Gothenburg told a newspaper.
And he was right.
Should be caught and beaten
The images and texts that the girl had uploaded triggered rage and a cry for vengeance.
On Facebook, people were urged to gather at the high school, Plusgymnasiet, where the 17-year-old is a student. Here they wanted to beat her up.
The call was heard, and before authorities had time to do anything, there were hundreds of aggressive youths gathered in front of the school.
When the police finally arrived, they had stones and bottles thrown at them, and they had to withdraw. Finally, at the second attempt, the police managed to get through the crowd.
Gothenburg riots: Police on the run...
After that the school was barricaded, and the 17-year-old hidden in the school's basement.
Police looking for gunman
Frustration over not getting to the girl led the lynch mob to vandalize the surroundings. Cars, light poles and other public fixtures were destroyed.
Two people, including a young girl, have also been attacked. The girl was chased in the street until she fell and then was kicked by a large group of outraged people.
Youths of Arab and North African origin beat up teen girl in broad daylight
Witnesses also explained to the police that they saw a gunman during the riots.
In Sweden, where weapons are flooding the streets, the police take this kind of information seriously.
Took shelter in stores
The police had to use horses and dogs to get the group away from the high school.
When they finally succeeded, the group went off to a nearby shopping mall.
Here they threatened shopkeepers and customers, who fled into different shops. Shortly afterward, the police arrived and shut down the whole mall.
New calls for violence
A total of 27 people were arrested during Tuesday's riots.
But it may be just the beginning.
The people who want to get hold of the 17-year-old have not given up. They created a new Facebook group, in which people are encouraged to gather at the school again on Wednesday.
The police are now strongly present in the center of Gothenburg. Plusgymnasiet, which was about to prepare for Christmas, remains closed. The same goes for at least one other of the city's high schools.
Showdown between immigrants
Everything indicates that the hostilities are an internal migrant showdown. The 17-year-old girl has, according to the information available, a Bosnian background.
She created a profile on the Internet where she uploaded more than 200 photos of underage girls and boys, which she, among other things, called 'whores'. She also wrote that they had had sex with other named individuals.
Additionally she called for others to post pictures of individuals, who in their opinion deserved to be exposed as ”whores”.
The 17-year-old has subsequently written that the exposure made some of the girls threaten to take their own lives.
When the girl’s identity was revealed, she chose to disclose the names of those who had sent pictures to her.
But her attempt to deflect attention away from herself failed.
Instead, it made everybody turn against her. The girl is now under arrest and in the custody of Swedish police."
These women are close friends of mine and deserve a gold medal and honorable place in our history books for their courage, not fists and eggs in the head. This is where it has come to in Sweden: Police let violent demonstrators get close to defenseless women promoting the right to speak against Islam. People who wanted to get in to Geert Wilders' lecture in infamous Malmø had to go through an "anti-fascist" purgatory:
Aia Fog after the meeting with Danish anti-fascists
Katrine Winkel Holm, Kit Louise Strand, her friend Trine and I arrive by taxi to Kockums Fritid. The Swedish police has placed barricades, so we can not drive to the door and have to walk the last 200 meters. We can hear the protesters shouting the usual slogans: "No racists in our streets". There are lots of police, but instead of separating the angry demonstrators from the entrance, they stood in the periphery, so we have to go through the crowd to get in to the meeting. Within no time things go wrong: Some Swedes begin to shouting directly into the face of Katrine: "racist", "Pork Denmark", "Go home, we want to border control for you". To me they cried "Fat fascist pig".
Katrine starts to argue with them, but it's completely futile, and soon I pull her arm and told her that she should cut it, so we can get through the crowd and inside the lecture hall.
Things go very quickly: Katrine and I are suddenly isolated from Kit and Trine, and I'm surrounded by AFA (anti fascists). Or - I think it's AFA: Danish men in their twenties, with black hoodies and small ugly tattoos on their shirts. They are extremely threatening - not just in attitude (which is furious, hateful - and just waiting to be allowed to beat), but also physically: I am completely surrounded by 4-5 men who not only block my way, but one also punches me hard with his shoulder, so I'm getting off balance. Then I feel a blow to the back of my head, and then one more - this time less hard, which turns out to be an egg.
The Swedish police - who could not see the details since I was surrounded - did nothing to help me or let me pass, even though I had egg running down my neck. Finally Katrine managed to convince the police to help me get into Kockums.
Later, when we went out to see whether the police had finally made a corridor, so that people could get in without having to run the purgatory, eggs were thrown at us, and the police asked us to go back because we 'provoked' with our presence.
After the meeting, there was a Swedish journalist who asked me if I had acted provoking before having eggs thrown at me (sic).
But why should they be? Everyone else is appeasing Muslims. Why should they be any different?
"Ikea 'sorry' for erasing women in Saudi book," from The Local, October 1 (thanks to Alan of England):
Swedish furniture giant Ikea has apologized for removing all the women from their Saudi Arabian catalogue, following public outrage in Sweden including the EU minister slamming the action as “medieval”.
In the Saudi version of Ikea's annual furniture booklet, all the women who appear in the catalogue published in other countries have been removed via photo retouching.
The altered images caused a stir when revealed in Swedish media, prompting an apology from Ikea’s head office in Sweden.
“We apologize and understand that people are upset,” said Ulrika Englesson Sandman, a spokeswoman for the Inter IKEA Systems, which owns the Ikea trademark and concept, to the Expressen newspaper.
“This is really unfortunate. We have been in contact with Saudi Arabia to discuss this issue. It should be possible to balance Ikea’s values so that we don’t discriminate people. At the same time, we try to adapt to the cultures and the legislation that are there," she told Sveriges Radio (SR)....
Her sentiment was echoed by Sweden's European Union Minister Birgitta Ohlsson, who branded the incident "medieval" on the social networking site Twitter.
Even the image of a female designer who helped design the company's "PS" line of home furnishings has been removed from the Saudi catalogues....
Muslims have been making Malmö uncomfortable for Jews for quite some time. The Qur'an, after all, dubs them the worst enemies of the Muslims (5:82), which many Muslims today take as a license to victimize Jews wherever they find them.
"Explosion rocks Malmö Jewish centre," from The Local, September 28 (thanks to David):
Police were called out early on Friday morning after loud bangs were heard near the Jewish community centre in Malmö, southern Sweden.
“There as been an explosion. Something has detonated – we are certain of that,” said police officer Erik Liljenström to local paper Sydsvenskan early on Friday morning.
The police received a call shortly after 1am. Witnesses said they had heard loud blasts near the centre some 15 minutes earlier.
When police arrived at the scene they soon established that there had been some sort of explosion and that someone had tried to smash in the door.
There were loose paving stones lying among shards of shattered glass in front of the entrance, according to the paper.
While damage had been done to the front door, the building had not been damaged in any other way as far as the police could see, but according to witness statements the blasts were heard a few blocks away....
Shortly after 4am, police announced that they had identified one of the vehicles and brought two men in for questioning.
Both of the suspects are 18-year-old, according to Malmö police, who nevertheless believe that more people were involved in carrying out the attack.
No one was reportedly injured in the attack. According to the police, the men are under suspicion of destruction constituting a public danger.
"Now their [sic] going to be interrogated, then we'll see. They weren't caught in the act," police spokesperson Anders Lindell told the TT news agency.
On Friday, Malmö's Social Democratic mayor Ilmar Reepalu, who has previously been criticized for making controversial statements about the city's Jewish community, condemned the attacks....
Reepalu added that he hoped police would be able to solve the crime quickly and that it doesn't lead to heightened tensions in the city....
In other words, find the Muslims responsible and prosecute them quickly and quietly, before they can become "martyrs" in the latest case of Muslim rage.
Earlier this year, Reepalu came under fire for comments in which he claimed that the far right Sweden Democrats had "infiltrated" the Jewish community in Malmö....
In 2009, comments by Reepalu prompted the the Simon Wiesenthal Centre in the United States warned Jews from traveling to Sweden's third largest city.
Gratitude. "Nasserdine Menni jailed for seven years for funding Stockholm bomb attack," from the BBC, August 27 (thanks to David):
Nasserdine Menni Nasserdine Menni will be deported after he serves his sentence
A Glasgow-based asylum seeker has been jailed for seven years for helping to fund a terror attack in Sweden.
Algerian Nasserdine Menni was found guilty of supplying money to Taimour Abdulwahab to help fund the suicide bombing in Stockholm in 2010.
Abdulwahab, an Iraqi-born Swedish citizen, targeted shoppers on 11 December 2010. Two passers-by were injured when he blew himself up.
Menni will be deported after he has served his sentence....
During the 11-week trial, the court heard how Abdulwahab intended to kill himself and others on the busy pre Christmas shopping streets of Stockholm.
He bought a second hand Audi car and packed it with petrol canisters, gas cylinders, and a "pressure cooker" type bomb which was filled with nails, ball bearings and explosives. Despite setting fire to the vehicle, Abdulwahab failed to detonate the devices inside....
A mobile phone was recovered from Abdulwahab's body, which he had used to make two calls earlier that day to a mobile in Glasgow.
Within days, Menni - who was known to some in Glasgow as an asylum-seeking Kuwaiti called Ezeeden Al-Khaledi - had been identified as the owner of the phone.
He was placed under surveillance and the subsequent investigation revealed extensive links between the two men.
The court was told that Menni is believed to have come to the UK in 2005. According to police, the two men became close after meeting in Luton and were in contact on a daily basis.
Abdulwahab is said to have became radicalised and his views caused concern among others at a mosque he attended in Luton.
It is thought that Menni also became radicalised in early 2009. In April that year he left his job in Dunstable in an apparent attempt to distance himself from Abdulwahab.
After surfacing in Liverpool, he claimed asylum using the identity of a Kuwaiti Bedouin called Ezeeden Al-Khaledi.
As part of the asylum dispersal programme, he was sent to Glasgow where he lived in a number of locations around the city.
During this time he used a number of aliases to fraudulently claim benefits. He also managed to save money from various jobs.
Police later discovered that Menni had a number of bank accounts in various aliases through which he transferred cash to Abdulwahab to fund the terror plot.
Menni deposited amounts totalling £5,725 which helped pay for Abdulwahab's trips abroad for the "purposes of Jihad" and the Audi car used in the bombing.
Another £1,000 was sent intended for Abdulwahab's wife after his death.
It emerged during the trial that Menni and Abdulwahab also had access to an email address with a password that included the figures "911" - thought to be a reference to the Twin Towers attack in New York.
It is believed they would discuss tactics with each other in messages saved in the account's "drafts" folder before they were deleted. This meant no emails were ever actually sent between them, leaving no trail....
Menni, who was described in court as an "intelligent, but accomplished liar", claimed to have no knowledge of the suicide bomber....
What? Who ever heard of a jihadist or Islamic supremacist being an "intelligent, but accomplished liar"? It's..."Islamophobia"!
The capital of Sweden is probably also the European capital of rape. Since Swedish police, politicians and media do their best to cover the Muhammad-factor, we have to look at neighbouring Scandinavian countries for a reasonable explanation:
In July, police reported an average of five rapes a day in Stockholm. It is the highest figure in five years, Metro writes.
A total of 149 rapes was reported to the police in Stockholm in July. ...
It is unclear whether there is an actual increase in rapes or if it is because more victims go to the police.
"I hope that the reason for the increase is that we manage to uncover some of the rapes that are normally not reported. We work very actively on securing women's rights and we work effectively against hate crime," says Kjell Lindgren, chief information officer of the Stockholm police, to Metro.
The newspaper said that rapes of children under 15 account for the largest increase. These notifications have more than doubled compared to July 2011.
Eurabia Update from Sweden, where they are much more worried about counter-jihadists than about the increasing assaults of Swedish women: "Sweden: Muslim immigrant youth justifies 'Calling Swedish women whore is normal,'" from The Muslim Issue, August 5 (thanks to Blazing Cat Fur):
Even young girls in Swedish schools have not been spared the growing problems with Muslim immigration seen all over Europe and the U.S. within a short one+ decade.
Swedish schools with a high muslim population tackle a new problem that has not been present before in their docile and mild country. Muslim males are known to stalk and harass Swedish female students, throw lunch plates and meat at them to insult them (to refer to them as a ‘piece of meat’) and calling them names if they reject their advances. The muslims consider this normal male behavior. In spite of having lived in Sweden for many years they have been unable to separate Islamic conduct from appropriate conduct within Swedish culture, and still continue to think and act as if they live in an Islamic country.
Time to start planning for a complete change in immigration policies in Sweden, don’t you think?
[Watch this video report from Belgium that demonstrate how women all across cities of Europe are followed, harassed and insulted on a daily basis by muslim men, making them fear walking outside. You would rarely find any of this behavior in European cities 15-20 years ago. It is solely a problem originating from muslims immigration.]
[Translation of Video interview of a muslim man in Sodertalje, Sweden, where a growing problem of assault and harassment against women are being reported]
Q: Do you believe that calling ‘whore’ in all directions and throw meat at them, have something to do with ethnicity or is it a general issue?
Muslim: It is a general issue and more a male one, I think, if you look at it from the basics. It’s more common that if you have a person of the female gender, and that if I try and pick her up and she ignores me in front of my friends, it is more normal that I call her whore. Not that it has to be that way, but I’m just explaining. It’s more normal.
Q: But you don’t find this to be typical immigrant behavior?
Muslim: No it is not. No it is not, but it is a typical manly thing. It’s more a man’s thing.
Q: So let’s say we would clean Sodertalje from all immigrants, then [you say] these Swedish girls would still not be free from having meat thrown on their heads?
Muslim: Never. And I don’t believe it [would change anything]. There will always be problem some Swedes or immigrants around.
With hidden cameras and secret telephone recording equipment, two women went to the country's ten largest mosques to ask for advice regarding polygamy, abuse and sex without consent. Tonight's Uppdrag, broadcast on SVT, documents that the advice of the mosque's representatives are often contradictory to Swedish law. ... Six out of ten mosques advised the woman not to report the beatings to the police. At one mosque different answers were given, and another mosque gave an unclear answer. Only at two mosques were the woman advised to contact the police. Nine out of ten said that under certain conditions men are allowed to marry several women. Only one said that man cannot do so and that he must comply with Swedish law. The illegal advice to the women was given by imams or Muslim family counselors.
When Uppdrag's journalist Janne Josefsson asked two of the largest mosques about their official position, the answers were different from what they had given the undercover journalist. In front of Josefsson, the Chairman of the Islamic Uppsala Association said that people should act in accordance with Swedish law. Confronted with what the imam at the mosque said to the women, the chairman said that the imam's personal opinion was that the woman should forgive the man rather than report the abuse. But what the imam actually said to the woman was to defend polygamy, and he advised the woman not to report the abuse to the police and instead give her husband more love. "Do not refuse to give love to him, maybe he will change," said the imam.
After the confrontation with Josefsson, the Islamic Association of Stockholm has suspended the imam and started an investigation.
"This is a case of clear violation of Swedish law and misconduct by the imams and the organisations," says Mohammad Fazlhashemi, professor and author of books on Muslim history of philosophy. Fazlhashemi involved himself in the program and has received a written presentation of the advice given to women. "What these men say to the women violates their human rights. These men humiliate and violate women when they say 'you have to put up with this man's beatings,'" says Mohammad Fazlhashemi. He is highly critical of the fact that the imams do not comply with Swedish law.
"Since the mosques receive government grants, they must agree to follow Swedish law and fundamental democratic principles." ... Mohammad Fazlhashemi, himself a Muslim, believe that the outdated mosque representatives benefit Muslim-haters and the Sweden Democrats (Sweden's only Islam-critical party).
"The imams confirm the caricature of Muslims. It is deeply regrettable that they live up to all the prejudices of the Islamophobes."
Sweden's population grew from 9 million to 9.5 million in the years 2004-2012, mainly due to immigration from "countries like Afghanistan, Iraq and Somalia". 16 percent of all newborns have mothers born in non-Western countries. Employment rate among immigrants: 54 percent. Price per young unaccompanied asylum seeker: up to 2,300 USD per day. 175,000 new asylum seekers and family reunifications are expected in 2012-2013, which is an extremely high number when compared to the size of the country's population. Magazines and newspapers remove the ability to comment on internet articles related to immigration.
This groundbreaking article was published in the national Danish newspaper Weekendavisen. Read it in order to see why Sweden is of utmost importance in understanding the present and increasing ethnic conflicts in Europe. Due to EU laws on open borders, Sweden - "Europe's sick man" - is a significant security risk to the rest of the union.
Translated by Nicolai Sennels from Danish: "Sweden is Changing", Weekendavisen May 5th 2012 (not online). The perfect storm:
Immigration. Sweden's population now numbers 9.5 million people. It was only eight years ago that the figure reached 9 million. Much of the population growth is due to family reunification for refugees who have obtained asylum. The population in Sweden has skyrocketed in recent years.
Last week the Swedish population topped 9.5 million. Since August 2004, the population increased by 500,000. At the same time there has been a drastic demographic change in the composition of the population.
The birth surplus for the period 2004-11 was, according National Swedish bureau of Statistics, Statistika Centralbyrån, approx. 137,000, of which mothers born in non-Western countries accounted for about 22,000 births. The rest of the increase in population is mainly due to immigration from non-Western countries, asylum seekers and family reunification from countries like Afghanistan, Iraq and Somalia. Labour migration represents only a small part of the increase in this period. Working immigrants from around the world apart from the north were about 50,000 from 2004-2011.
The number of permits to one of three forms of refugee status from 2004-11 amounted to almost 50,000, while the number of family reunifications was around 250,000. And the growth continues, especially from Somalia. This is because of a ruling in January from the Swedish Migration Court. The ruling means that it has become much easier for family members who find it difficult to prove their identity to be reunited with someone who is already in Sweden and has been granted asylum.
The decision affects not only Somalis, but in Somalia thousands of family members are already waiting to travel to Sweden, an article published by the Parliament states. The ruling thus annulled a decision a few years ago that put an end to family reunification for people whose identity could not be documented.
A passport can be difficult to obtain in the collapsed state of Somalia, and therefore the Migration Court reversed its decision in January. (Incidentally, according to the immigration authorities, Migrationsverket, in 2009 only 16 percent of asylum seekers carried any identity papers, and in only five percent of the cases was it a passport).
The expected large number of family reunifications has made the Swedish Migration Board apply for additional funding for administration, etc. This year it is applying for an additional 170 million Swedish kroner (24 million USD). It has applied for 341 million dollars for 2013-2014 (49 million USD). Migrationsverket total costs in 2012, including accommodation and food in the pre-asylum phase, is approx. 9 billion Swedish kroner (1.4 billion USD). In its latest Migrationsverket estimates, due to the new ruling of the Migration Court the number of family reunions in 2012 will increase by 18,500 and by 12,000 in 2013.
The total estimate for 2012 is 59,500 family reunions and 53,000 in 2013, which amounts to 112,500 family reunions 2012-2013.
Migrationsverket also expects, moreover, that the number of asylum seekers will increase as a consequence of the new rules. Migrationsverket expects that the milder requirements for identity papers will motivate more asylum seekers to go to Sweden because they know that it is possible for the rest of the family to follow if they are granted permanent residency.
Migrationsverket has increased its estimate of expected asylum seekers by 2,000. It now forecasts that 31,000 people will seek asylum in Sweden, both in 2012 and 2013, which amounts to 62,000 in two years. In 2011 29,600 people applied for asylum in Sweden, which makes Sweden (with its relatively small population) the fifth most popular country in the world among asylum seekers.
Altogether Migrationsverket expects approx. 175,000 new asylum seekers and family reunifications in the years 2012-2013. It is only a small proportion who are granted asylum.
A special phenomenon is the large number of unaccompanied refugee children travelling to Sweden. In 2010 and 2011 Sweden received a total of 5,050 young people who came to Europe. The largest group came from Afghanistan, followed by Somalia and Iraq. Britain, which receives the second largest number of unaccompanied refugee children, had 2,641 applicants, while Belgium had 1,941.
The figure last year was 2,657 in Sweden, of whom most were granted asylum. Subsequently they will be able to get family members to Sweden by using the family reunification rules.
In Denmark, approx. 160 unaccompanied children and adolescents under 18 years old were granted residence in 2011. In Finland, 150 unaccompanied children applied for asylum, which was half as many as in 2010.
Migrationsverket's expectation is that in 2012, 3,200 unaccompanied children and adolescents will arrive in Sweden, compared to, as mentioned, 2,657 in 2011.
The many unaccompanied children, mostly boys aged 15 to - allegedly - 17 years old, are causing problems for the Minister of Migration Tobias Billström (Conservative), because some municipalities have begun to refuse to receive more, although they are quite well paid from the state for each child they receive. The Minister of Migration therefore threatens to force municipalities to accept the young asylum seekers.
If they are under 18 years old, they have the right to live in a special home for young people, and they are entitled to a guardian. Many, however, seem to be over 18 years old, but Migrationverket's employees more or less have to take at face value what the unaccompanied children and young people themselves are saying.
Tobias Billström is now investigating how Denmark, Norway and Finland handle the problems with determining asylum seekers' age. He is quoted as saying that he would like to have joint Nordic procedures to determine the age of young asylum seekers. Denmark uses X-ray photos of the wrist and control of dental status. In 2009, 120 such studies were conducted in Denmark, and in 73 percent of the cases, the conclusion was that the person were older than 17 years. About the same figure is found in Norway and Finland in the cases where there has been age-studies.
According to a recent report by National Audit Office, Migrationsverket pays up to 16,000 Swedish kroner (2,300 USD) per person for each day an unaccompanied child asylum seeker lives in Sweden, including food and staffing, to municipalities that accept children.
The normal price is between 3,000 and 6,000 kroner (440 - 880 USD) per day, but last year Sigtuna municipality sent a bill for an average of 15,800 dollars per person per day. The high figure is partly because the municipality had committed to rental housing that was not used.
As mentioned, Billström has announced that he will force municipalities that refuse to take any more unaccompanied children and adolescents. Even if they are unaccompanied, a significant proportion also have friends or families in Sweden.
General Sören Häggroth from the Government Offices in Stockholm wrote last year in Dagens Nyheter that 55 percent of unaccompanied children who came sought residence in Malmö, and that the total cost is around two billion kroner per year (291 million USD).
In the previously mentioned report by the National Audit Office, it was also alleged that two thirds of all cases of citizenship administered by Migrationsverket department in Norrköping are decided by a single caseworker. The National Audit Office believes that this practice creates a risk of "undue influence and criminal act", meaning that the decisions can be influenced by threats to the individual employee or bribes. This must be taken into account, since it is not possible to revoke a granted citizenship.
The report therefore recommends that there be quality control of the cases.
Immigration puts a lot of financial pressure on the Swedish welfare model. It takes several years before the immigrants who are granted asylum or family reunification to become employed and self-supporting. The employment rate for persons born in Sweden is 68%, while it is 54% for people born outside Europe.
Employment rates are lowest for women, and Minister of Integration Erik Ullenhaug from the liberal People's Party announced last month that he plans to change the rules for maternity leave, the so-called parental insurance entitling to a total of 480 days leave during the child's first eight years of life.
These rules are enforced in a way that allows families coming to Sweden bringing children to be entitled to 480 days leave per child under eight years. Since the families often have several children, it may take several years before these women go to a language school, let alone take a job. Erik Ullenhaug believe that this is part of the cause of women's poor integration. Yet he has not made any specific proposal, but he's already been accused of discrimination for introducing special rules for immigrants.
It is remarkable that the great migration - more than any other Western country, measured in relation to its population - does not provoke a debate in Sweden about how much the country can accept and support, while ensuring a proper integration. Overall, Migrationsverket expects approx. 175,000 new asylum seekers and family reunifications in the two years 2012-13. Although not all are granted asylum, it will not take many years before Sweden has a population of more than 10 million people.
But even weak attempts to discuss these developments could easily cause the author to be called 'xenophobic' or 'racist '. Even though the immigration critical party, The Sweden Democrats, came into parliament in 2010, this tendency has not changed, although they try to raise the issue. Quite the contrary. Recently, the party was not allowed to have a debate in parliament about the large influx of unaccompanied asylum seekers.
In April 2012, a member of parliament from the Center Party, Staffan Danielsson, spoke out in Svenska Dagbladet:
'This issue is seldom discussed by the established parties. Of course I am for an open and generous immigration and refugee policy in Sweden, but I think it is legitimate to discuss why unaccompanied refugees into Europe so often choose to come to Sweden. We know that our resources for receiving them are constrained, and if developments in Afghanistan or Somalia go in the wrong direction, the influx could rise significantly.
I am convinced that it is important to have a calm and objective dialogue on the questions that I ask, and it will ultimately benefit the continued commitment to a high acceptance of refugee reception, rather than the opposite,' said Staffan Danielsson.
Last week also, the newspaper Dagens Nyheter gave space for a debate article by Danielsson.
The result was that Danielson was heavily criticized, including by his own party's spokesman in migration issues, Fredrik Federley. Federley said that if you had to discuss unaccompanied children, it should not include a discussion why there are so many who come to Sweden, but why there are not even more coming to other countries in Europe.
The Swedish media treats the issue very discreetly. The media are eager to avoid negative publicity on refugee / immigrant issues, according to the latest issue of the Swedish Journalists Federation magazine.
In this particular issue, several articles discuss how to avoid so-called net-hatred on media websites. If there is a possibility to comment on articles, there is a widespread tendency for people to discuss immigration issues. Therefore, many magazines and newspapers remove the ability to comment on stories related to the topic.
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