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« on: February 05, 2006, 01:43:55 PM »

Islam on the Outskirts of the Welfare State By CHRISTOPHER CALDWELL - NY Times

In few places on earth is the air fresher than in a Swedish housing project. Take Bergsjon, which sits five miles from the center of Sweden's second-largest city, the stately Dutch-built port of Gothenburg. Home to a Volvo plant and some of the world's biggest shipyards, Gothenburg was long an industrial powerhouse. Bergsjon was built between 1967 and 1972 to reward the workers who made it that. Bergsjon resembles the places Swedes love to retreat to in midsummer ? quiet, pristine, speckled with lakes and smelling of evergreen trees ? but it is only a short tram ride away from the city's giant SKF ball-bearing plant. The center has no cars. Its 14,500 people live in apartments set within a lasso-shaped ring road, on grassy hills that climb toward the country's rustic uplands. As Asa Svensson, a municipal coordinator for the development, notes, "It was planned for people who like to be in the country."
 
But now the shipyards are gone. The Swedish industrial workers Bergsjon was planned for no longer live there. Today it is inhabited mostly by immigrants, many of them refugees, of a hundred nationalities. Seventy percent of the residents were either born abroad or have parents who were. The same goes for 93 percent of the schoolchildren. You see Somali women walking the paths in hijabs and long wraps and graffiti reading "Bosna i Hercegovina 4-Ever." A few years ago, the mayor of Gothenburg declared, "The prospects of turning Bergsjon into a normal Swedish neighborhood are almost nil."
 
Forty percent of the families are on outright welfare, and many of the rest are on various equivalents of welfare that bear different names. Far below half the population is employed. There are reports of a rise in recruitment to criminal gangs ? and to radical Islamic groups, too, although none of the authorities can give a clear idea of how Islam is practiced and where. In October, Mirsad Bektasevic, a 19-year-old Swede from near Gothenburg, was arrested in Sarajevo in an apartment that contained suicide-bomb vests, explosives and a newly made video presumably intended for broadcast. Bektasevic, who was born to Muslim parents in prewar Yugoslavia and found refuge in Sweden as a 6-year-old, reportedly ran a Web site supporting Abu Musab al-Zarqawi. In October 2004, Osama bin Laden disparaged George Bush's claim that Al Qaeda hated freedom by saying, "Let him tell us why we did not strike Sweden, for example." Sweden may have kept its distance from the Iraq war, but it has been unable to shelter itself from world events.
 
There are places like Bergsjon ringing the major cities across Sweden. They are all terra incognita to the vast majority of native Swedes. It would be wrong to overdraw the picture. Svensson, who has been working in Bergsjon for 25 years, says she has never been attacked or felt insecure there. The public spaces are clean, and the apartments are large. In the wake of last fall's riots in France, journalists from France and Germany visited Sweden's public housing, and some hailed it as a model to be imitated. But clearly, various experiments close to the heart of Swedish democracy and Swedish socialism have gone wrong. Swedes pride themselves on the success of the cradle-to-grave welfare state they developed over the last 70 years. For its foreign defenders throughout the cold war, it was an ingenious way of avoiding the pitfalls of both American-style capitalism and Soviet Communism, of achieving both equality and prosperity. But neighborhoods that were built to keep citizens close to nature now keep them far from the job market. Policies meant to protect people from persecution now expose them to neglect. Swedes have begun to use a word ? "segregation" ? that they used to employ only when lecturing other countries. A sobering realization is beginning to spread that the Swedish system cannot be easily adapted to a society in which a seventh of the working-age population is foreign-born.


The Garlic Express
As Hemingway might have put it, Sweden has become a multiethnic, multicultural and racially divided country in two ways: first gradually, then suddenly. The gradual part started with World War II. Sweden was neutral, but it fell under Germany's sway. ...............
All Sweden lacked was sufficient people to man its factories. A result was a series of temporary labor agreements with foreign countries .............. So began the "sudden" phase of the emergence of multiethnic Sweden.
 
Since 1980, according to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, half of all residence permits granted ? almost 400,000 ? have gone to reunite families from various geopolitical disaster areas. A lot of these places were in the Islamic world. So Sweden now has a Muslim population of 200,000 to 400,000; the higher tally would place it among the most heavily Muslim countries in Western Europe.
 
Sweden suffered from bad decisions and bad timing. In 1985, it shifted responsibility for integrating immigrants from its employment bureaucracy to its welfare system. Then, between 1990 and 1994, squeezed between an expanding state sector and increasing global competition for its industries, Sweden underwent the worst economic collapse of any Western European economy in decades. This was the moment (1992) when asylum applications were reaching a peak of 84,000 a year ? to a country of only 9 million. The vast majority were accepted. That is, before family reunification is even reckoned in, Sweden was adding almost 1 percent a year to its population by welcoming some of the most desperate and traumatized people on earth.
 

.......... A recent article on "new Swedish words" included several Arabic ones, like habibi, haram and hayat. Every issue carries the motto "Sveriges svenskaste tidning" ("Sweden's Most Swedish Magazine"). "Mainstream Swedish media give an idea of the country that is 40 years out of date," he says. "Typically, their editorial staffs are middle-class, middle-aged, living here in Sodermalm." On the other hand, Adami recently moved to Sodermalm himself.
 
A generation ago, Nalin Pekgul looked at Sweden through Adami's eyes. When she arrived in the community of Tensta from Turkish Kurdistan with her parents in 1980, Tensta and the neighboring development in Rinkeby seemed to offer the best of both worlds ? Swedish security and a cosmopolitan mix of cultures. Forty percent of Tensta was immigrant then, much of it Greek. Today immigrants and their children make up closer to 85 percent of the residents. As in Bergsjon, dependence is at astronomical levels. A fifth of the women in their late 40's, to take just one of many possible indices, are on disability benefits. Pekgul, who sat for eight years in the Riksdag, the national Parliament, now heads the National Federation of Social Democratic Women. Her decision to stay in Tensta, among people she grew up with, has been an important symbol.
So it was national news when Pekgul let drop in a radio interview that she was looking to move elsewhere, citing rising insecurity and Islamic radicalization. "People are using Islam to distance themselves from Swedish society," she says, sitting over chocolate-covered oatcakes and tea in the building she grew up in. "Ten years ago when I was a member of Parliament, people would see me on the tiniest cable stations. Now, when I'm on big national programs, only one or two people will ever say they've seen me. Everybody else is watching Al Jazeera."
 

"In segregated areas," Mauricio Rojas says, "schools are the key." Rojas, 55, is a charismatic economic historian with a bewitching intellect who fled Chile in the early 1970's. "Many Swedes think the areas are interesting to live in," he says. "And they're right. But they won't stay if they don't think their kids are getting a Swedish education." Such blunt opinions have been Rojas's trademark since he began his career with the free-market Liberal Party. Immigrant politicians (although not voters) have gravitated to the Liberals, from Rojas to the Congo-born parliamentarian Nyamko Sabuni. This is perhaps not surprising in a country where the Social Democratic Party has been in power for all but a handful of years since 1932 and "progressive" is a synonym for "establishment."
 
Rojas estimates that the tipping point where white flight begins comes when immigrants reach 20 percent of the local population. The reason is that ? given the tendency of immigrants to have more children ? school systems then become half-immigrant. Kids come home speaking a "Rinkeby Swedish," with flat intonations and lots of slang derived from Turkish and Arabic, and the ethnic Swedes scatter. In Rinkeby and Tensta, that point was passed long ago.
"You have segregation," says Bjorn Hjalmarsson, the principal of the Bredby School in Rinkeby. "It's an enclave here." Of the 400 students at Bredby, fewer than 10 speak Swedish in the home.
 
Sweden introduced a wide-open school-choice program in the early 1990's, and that affects a district like this. Some ambitious parents send their kids to schools in the city center, the only way to make connections with ethnic Swedes and thus (parents feel) to rise in life. The most conservative Muslim parents, who see Sweden as immoral and atheistic and don't want their daughters going to school dances, use the area's "intercultural" schools.
 
The students in the English class for 15-year-olds come from Somalia, Syria, Turkey and Iraq. Many of the girls wear head scarves or hijabs.
 
Ethnic Swedes seldom come to Rinkeby, and many of these students get nervous and feel they are being "looked at" when they travel far from the neighborhood. What divides the students most sharply is the question of whether they are Swedish. When asked, half of them nod vigorously yes; the others nod vigorously no. "I'm Swedish," says one Somali girl. "And I'm proud to be Swedish. I'm born here." One of her friends snorts.
Could something like the French riots, with burning cars and rampaging gangs, happen in Sweden? "Absolutely," says one lanky boy near the window. "People burn cars here all the time. Not because they're angry ? because they think it's fun." And, in fact, the charred patch of ground visible next to the school entrance that day marks the spot where a car was driven up to the wall of the school the previous weekend and set alight.


'Sweden Will Never Accept You'
Swedes aren't used to endemic crime, and they aren't used to associating certain neighborhoods with crime. Late last summer, there was a spectacular armed robbery by a gang from the town of Tumba. A month later, there was an attack on a police station in Ronna.......... Among Somalis, the chewing of khat, an addictive low-intensity stimulant popular in East Africa, is widespread. Shipments of khat arrive daily (as they must, for the drug spoils quickly) from middlemen in England and Holland. On more than one occasion in the summer of 2004, transit authorities stopped bus traffic to Tensta because of attacks on passengers. Firemen and emergency medical technicians have been attacked in the suburbs of Malmo, Sweden's third-largest city.
 
According to the National Council for Crime Prevention, citizens of other countries make up 26 percent of Swedish prison inmates. Among those serving sentences longer than five years ? which in Sweden are given out for only serious crimes like major drug dealing, murder and rape ? about half are foreign citizens, and these figures exclude the foreign-born who have become Swedes.
Last summer, the left-leaning tabloid Aftonbladet revealed that a number of Muslim extremist groups were recruiting in prisons. The largest is a group called Asir, perhaps named for the Saudi province from which four of the Sept. 11 hijackers came.
 
It is where crime interacts with the world of Sweden's hundreds of thousands of Muslims that people get most passionate. There can be few countries in Europe where natives know less about the ways of the Muslims who live among them than Sweden. The isolation of the apartments where immigrants mostly live has a lot to do with this. But even those who live and work in those areas find it hard to be precise about Muslim ways, and particularly about Islamist radicalism ? although all are fairly sure that it is increasing.
"We have some people here who can't leave Sweden," says Commissioner Lindh in Rinkeby. "If they went to the U.S., they would be imprisoned."
So the police have a pretty good idea of what's going on in the mosques? "No," Lindh replies.
 
The Great Mosque of Stockholm dominates a busy square at Medborgartorg, three subway stops south of the city center. Reportedly financed by a sheik from the United Arab Emirates, it has a highly varied body of worshipers and leaders. Last summer, a window opened onto the mosque's internal politics. Swedish public radio broadcast the content of anti-Semitic cassette recordings being sold there. And various rival mosque leaders began to use the pages of the right-leaning tabloid Expressen to hash out their differences and expose each other's agendas.
 
But when Swedes discuss immigrant issues, the background attitude is less often prejudice than political correctness. Problems are constantly fudged ? and resolved in such a way as to establish no principles and offend no one. In one recent case, two girls were forbidden to wear full burkas to school in Gothenburg ? but only because teachers supposedly could not tell them apart. There are shibboleths: education is hailed as a panacea for the ills of exclusion, even though the "problem" immigrants who came from the developing world after 1980 have, on average, more academic qualifications than the successful ones who preceded them.
And there are taboos: the practice of second-generation Swedes returning to their ancestral countries to find husbands and wives, for instance, is common, particularly among families from Turkey. Neighboring Denmark has passed laws limiting the practice. In Sweden, public discussion of this kind of endogamy is muted, although Swedes complain in private that it slows integration and unacceptably widens the number of potential new immigrants. "It's nothing you can talk about," says one educator at a Million Program school. "In general, we despise the Danes for raising this." The rise of a right-wing anti-immigrant party, along the lines of the Danish People's Party, appears unlikely in Sweden ? in part because memory is still fresh of the New Democracy Party, which stormed into the Riksdag with more than 6 percent of the vote at the height of the economic downturn in 1991 but then performed erratically, embarrassing even its most ardent followers.
 
Sweden's biggest immigration problem may be a matter not of crime, unemployment and Islamic radicalism but of something else altogether: that its newcomers understand perfectly well what this system erected in the name of equality is and have decided it doesn't particularly suit them.
 
Christopher Caldwell, a contributing writer, is at work on a book about immigration, Islam and Europe.
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« Reply #1 on: February 06, 2006, 08:46:15 PM »

The article says it all

It is saddening :(
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« Reply #2 on: March 29, 2006, 05:41:44 AM »


Swedish Welfare State Collapses as Immigrants Wage War

From the desk of The Brussels Journal on Tue, 2006-03-28 21:49

This is an article by Fjordman.

Last year I wrote an article about how Swedish society is disintegrating and is in danger of collapsing, at least in certain areas and regions. The country that gave us Bergman, ABBA and Volvo could become known as the Bosnia of northern Europe. The ?Swedish model? would no longer refer to a stable and peaceful state with an advanced economy, but to a Eurabian horror story of utopian multiculturalism, socialist mismanagement and runaway immigration. Some thought I was exaggerating, and that talk of the possibility of a future civil war in Sweden was pure paranoia. Was it?

In a new sociological survey (pdf in Swedish, with brief English introduction) entitled ?Vi krigar mot svenskarna? (?We?re waging a war against the Swedes?), young immigrants in the troubled city of Malm? have been interviewed about why they are involved in crime. Although it is not stated, most of the immigrant perpetrators are Muslims. In one of the rare instances where the Swedish media actually revealed the truth, the newspaper Aftonbladet reported several years ago that 9 out of 10 of the most criminal ethnic groups in Sweden came from Muslim countries. This must be borne in mind whilst reading the following newspaper article:

Immigrants are ?waging war? against Swedes through robbery

The wave of robberies the city of Malm? has witnessed during this past year is part of a ?war against the Swedes.? This is the explanation given by young robbers from immigrant backgrounds when questioned about why they only rob native Swedes, in interviews with Petra ?kesson for her thesis in sociology. ?I read a report about young robbers in Stockholm and Malm? and wanted to know why they rob other youths. It usually does not involve a lot of money,? she says. She interviewed boys between 15 and 17 years old, both individually and in groups.

Almost 90% of all robberies reported to the police were committed by gangs, not individuals. ?When we are in the city and robbing we are waging a war, waging a war against the Swedes.? This argument was repeated several times. ?Power for me means that the Swedes shall look at me, lie down on the ground and kiss my feet.? The boys explain, laughingly, that ?there is a thrilling sensation in your body when you?re robbing, you feel satisfied and happy, it feels as if you?ve succeeded, it simply feels good.? ?It?s so easy to rob Swedes, so easy.? ?We rob every single day, as often as we want to, whenever we want to.? The immigrant youth regard the Swedes as stupid and cowardly: ?The Swedes don?t do anything, they just give us the stuff. They?re so wimpy.? The young robbers do not plan their crimes: ?No, we just see some Swedes that look rich or have nice mobile phones and then we rob them.?

Why do they hate the Swedes so much? ?Well, they hate us,? Petra ?kesson reports them as answering. ?When a Swede goes shopping, the lady behind the counter gives him the money back into his hand, looks into his eyes and laughs. When we go shopping, she puts the money on the counter and looks the other way.? ?kesson, who is adopted from Sri Lanka and hence does not look like a native Swede, says it was not difficult to get the boys to talk about their crimes. Rather they were bragging about who had committed the most robberies. Malin ?kerstr?m,a  professor in sociology, sees only one solution to the problem: ?Jobs for everybody. If this entails a deregulation of the labor market to create more jobs, then we should do so.?

It is interesting to note that these Muslim immigrants state quite openly that they are involved in a ?war,? and see participation in crime and harassment of the native population as such. This is completely in line with what I have posited before. The number of rape charges in Sweden has quadrupled in just above twenty years. Rape cases involving children under the age of 15 are six times as common today as they were a generation ago. Most other kinds of violent crime have rapidly increased, too. Instability is spreading to most urban and suburban areas. Resident aliens from Algeria, Libya, Morocco and Tunisia dominate the group of rape suspects. Lawyer Ann Christine Hjelm found that 85 per cent of the convicted rapists were born on foreign soil or from foreign parents. The phenomenon is not restricted to Sweden. The number of rapes committed by Muslim immigrants in Western nations is so extremely high that it is difficult to view these rapes as merely random acts of individuals. It resembles warfare. This is happening in most Western European countries, as well as in other non muslim countries such as India. European jails are filling up with Muslims imprisoned for robberies and all kinds of violent crimes, and Muslims bomb European civilians. One can see the mainstream media are struggling to make sense of all of this. That is because they cannot, or do not want to, see the obvious: this is exactly how an invading army would behave: rape, pillage and bombing. If many of the Muslim immigrants see themselves as conquerors in a war, it all makes perfect sense.

Malm? in Sweden, set to become the first Scandinavian city with a Muslim majority within a decade or two, has nine times as many reported robberies per capita as Copenhagen, Denmark. Yet the number one priority for the political class in Sweden during this year?s national election campaign seems to be demonizing neighboring Denmark for ?xenophobia? and a ?brutal? debate about Muslim immigration. During last years Jihad riots in France, Sweden?s Social Democratic Prime Minister G?ran Persson criticised the way the French government handled the unrest in the country. ?It feels like a very hard and confrontational approach.? Persson also rejected the idea of more local police as a ?first step? in Sweden. ?I don?t believe that?s the way we would choose in Sweden. To start sending out signals about strengthening the police is to break with the political line we have chosen to follow,? he said. Meanwhile, as their authorities have largely abandoned their third largest city to creeping anarchy, there is open talk among the native Swedes still remaining in Malm? of forming vigilante groups armed with baseball bats out of concern for their children?s safety. As I argued in another essay: If Arnold Schwarzenegger fails to get re-elected as Governor of California he may like to do a sequel to ?Conan the Barbarian.? He could shoot it in Malm?. He will get the extras for free.

What happened to the famous Swedish nanny state, you say? Don?t Swedes pay the highest tax rates in the world? Yes, they do. But tens of billions of kroner, some say several hundred billions, are being spent every year on propping up rapidly growing communities of Muslim immigrants. Sweden has become the entire world?s welfare office, because the political elites have decided that massive Muslim immigration is ?good for the economy.? Soon Sweden?s ?army? may comprise no more than 5,000 men, five thousand troops to defend a nation more than three times the area of England. Moreover, it may take up to a year to assemble all of them, provided they are not on peacekeeping missions abroad. That Sweden might soon need a little peacekeeping at home seems to escape the establishment. In 2006 the celebrated Swedish welfare state has become the world?s largest pyramid scheme, an Enron with a national flag.

Although Sweden is an extreme example, similar stories could be told about much of Western Europe. As Mark Steyn points out, the Jihad in the streets of France looked like the early skirmishes of an impending Eurabian civil war, brought on by massive Muslim immigration and Multicultural stupidity. Law and order is slowly breaking down in major and even minor cities across the European continent, and the streets are ruled by aggressive gangs of Muslim youngsters. At the same time, Europeans are paying some of the highest taxes in the world. We should remind our authorities that the most important task of the state ? some would even claim it should be the only task of the state ? is to uphold the rule of law in exchange for taxation. Since it is becoming pretty obvious that this is no longer the case in Eurabia, we should question whether these taxes are still legitimate, or whether they are simply disguised Jizya paid in the form of welfare to Muslims and our new Eurocrat aristocracy. Although not exactly the Boston Tea Party, perhaps the time has now come for a pan-European tax rebellion: We will no longer pay taxes until our authorities restore law and order and close the borders to Muslim immigration.

This is urgent. When enough people feel that the system is no longer working and that the social contract has been breached, the entire fabric of democratic society could unravel. What happens when the welfare state system breaks down, and there is no longer enough money to ?grease? the increasing tensions between immigrants and native Europeans? And what happens when people discover that their own leaders, through the EU networks and the Euro-Arab Dialogue described by Bat Ye?or in her book ?Eurabia,? have been encouraging all these Muslims to settle here in the first place? There will be massive unemployment, and tens of millions of people will feel angry, scared and humiliated, betrayed by the system, by society and by their own democratic leaders. This is a situation in some ways similar to the Great Depression that led to the rise of the Nazis in the 1930s. Is this where we are heading once again, with fear, rising Fascism and political assassinations? The difference is that the ?Jewish threat? in the 1930s was entirely fictional, whereas the ?Islamic threat? now is very real. However, it is precisely the trauma caused by the events of 70 years ago that is clouding our judgement this time, since any talk at all about the threat posed by Muslim immigration or about preserving our own culture is being dismissed as ?the same rhetoric as the Nazis used against the Jews.? Europeans have been taught to be so scared of our own shadows that we are incapable of seeing that darkness can come from the outside, too. Maybe Europe will burn again, in part as a belated reaction to the horrors of Auschwitz.

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« Reply #3 on: March 29, 2006, 07:59:43 AM »

A friend of my wife is involved with the NS Front in Sweden.They would be a good choice for a banner exchange. (Hint, hint...;) )  http://nsfront.info
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« Reply #4 on: January 05, 2007, 04:10:56 AM »

Iraqis look to Sweden as safe haven

Published: 22nd December 2006 10:38 CET
Online: http://www.thelocal.se/5883/

The increasingly volatile situation in Iraq is prompting a growing number of Iraqis to seek a safe haven in Europe, where Sweden is one of the most common destinations for refugees.

Of some 40 nationalities seeking asylum in Europe, Iraqis top the list with more than 8,100 applications in the first six months of the year, according to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).

That is a 50 percent increase from the same period a year ago.

"The deteriorating situation in Iraq which is on the brink of a civil war" is the main reason for the rising number of refugees in Europe, UNHCR spokeswoman Astrid Van Genderen Stort told AFP.

Countries neighbouring Iraq remain, however, their preferred destination. At the beginning of November, there were more than 700,000 Iraqi refugees in Jordan, at least 600,000 in Syria and 100,000 in Egypt, the UNHCR said.

In Europe, Iraqis are choosing to flee to Sweden more than to other countries. They are drawn to the northern country because of its generous refugee policy, but also because many of their relatives fled there during earlier waves of Iraqi immigration in the 1990s.

Some 79,200 Iraqis now live in Sweden, making them the second-largest group of immigrants behind Finns, who number 181,600.

"Most Iraqis come to Sweden because they already have relatives or friends there ... Sweden has the reputation of being a humane country, a safe and democratic country that respects human rights," said Hikmet Hussain, the head of the Iraqi Federation in Sweden.

The influx of immigrants has accelerated since the start of the year. In November, 1,559 Iraqis requested asylum in the country, on the heels of 1,100 in September, 486 in May and 313 in January, according to statistics from Swedish immigration authorities.

Their chances of being granted a residency permit are good. Some 80 to 90 percent of requests have been approved since January.

"Those who get residency permits right now get permanent permits," said Krister Isaksson, an analyst at the Swedish Migration Board.

Most asylum seekers come from Baghdad and southern Iraq.

"There are few or no countries that send Iraqis back ... but what other (European) countries do is that they let them stay but they don't give them residency permits," Isaksson said.

Van Genderen Stort concurred, noting that "deportations ... are not rife during this time as a result of the very bad situation inside Iraq."

According to her, Iraqi asylum seekers are of all religious and ethnic backgrounds.

In Switzerland, the Iraqi refugees are primarily Kurds, according to Dominique Boillat, a spokeswoman for the immigration authority there.

They are offered accommodations in a refugee centre and are allowed to stay temporarily. "They know we won't send them back," Boillat said.

Some 661 Iraqis sought asylum in Switzerland in the first 10 months of the year, compared to 468 in the whole of 2005.

But in Germany, where 1,918 Iraqis sought asylum in the first 11 months of 2006, only one to two percent are accepted, according to the government.

And in Denmark, a staunch ally of the United States in the war in Iraq and which has deployed troops in the country, there were some 650 Iraqi asylum seekers, 80 percent of whom are in the process of being deported.

In other European countries, UNHCR figures show that during the first six months of 2006, the Netherlands received 1,954 requests for political asylum from Iraqis, Britain received 325, Belgium had 291 and France only 48.

Isaksson suggested there may be many more Iraqis in some of these countries but they chose to remain illegal, deliberately not applying for asylum "because they don't think their request will be accepted".

"This is how Sweden is different," said Isaksson, "in Sweden they opt to seek asylum because they are likely to get permission to stay."

In a total 36 industrialized countries where the UNHCR has compiled Iraqi refugee figures, Sweden received by far the largest number of asylum requests for this six-month period ? with nearly 2,500 applications.

Asked about the trend expected in Sweden for the coming months, Isaksson said there was nothing to indicate that the number of asylum seekers would decrease.

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« Reply #5 on: April 20, 2007, 04:09:57 AM »

Youths clash with police on Malm? estate

Published: 15th April 2007 12:09 CET
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Youths throwing stones and eggs came to blows with police and fire officers in Malm?'s Roseng?rd housing estate on Saturday night.

At two points in the evening the demonstrators were judged so threatening that fire officers refused to enter the area without a police escort.

The troubles started at about 7:30pm when police received a call from a member of the public alleging that they had been threatened. A police patrol went to Ramels V?g in Roseng?rd to respond to the report, and while officers investigated youths gathered and started throwing stones.

By 8:30pm around 15 young people were throwing stones and eggs at police.

When the fire brigade arrived to extinguish a fire in a warehouse on the same street, the stone-throwing youths turned on fire officers.

"Because of this and because the situation is tense in the area, the emergency services will from now on wait for the police before entering the area," the emergency services said in a press release on Saturday night.

"The emergency services will also send extra resources in the event of an alert," the statement continued.

By 11pm two warehouses were burning on Ramels V?g. Extra police had to be called in to protect the fire brigade as they battled to extinguish the blazes.

The situation had quietened down by midnight, emergency services said.

Police said that no arrests had been made, although officers have made formal reports alleging that they were the victims of assault.

The Roseng?rd estate is known for suffering from high levels of unemployment, and for having the highest concentration of immigrant communities of any area in Sweden.
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CONGRATULATIONS ON THE VICTORY OF CENSORED, PERSECUTED, RIGHT WING
 
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THE RIGHT WING TSUNAMI MOVES FORWARD.
 
19th September. 22.40 am. With the polling count not yet over, the right wing swedish democratic party will most probably be the pivot on the balance of swedish politics in the near future.
 
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ElectionsSweden Democrats (Swedish: Sverigedemokraterna, SD), founded in 1988, is a Swedish political party that describes itself as a nationalist movement. Polling data throughout the summer months of 2008 showed the party approaching the 4 percent threshold necessary for entry into the Swedish Parliament, notably reaching 4.4% in both August and September.[3] [4] According to the Sentio poll, the party reached 7.6% in March 2010, their best poll result to date.[5]
As of 2010 the party claims 4,571 members, a 26% increase from the year before.[6] There are thirteen district party associations in Sweden for the SD, as well as around one hundred local or municipal associations. Young members are organised in the Sweden Democratic Youth. The current youth organisation was founded in 1998. The party also distributes a newspaper to its members, SD-Kuriren. Since 2005 the paper has been printed in tabloid format, and approximately 28,000 copies have been published.
Various public opinion polls indicate that there is a strong possibility that the Sweden Democrats could break the 4% threshold and enter the Swedish parliament for the first time at the 2010 Swedish general election. According to the DN Synovate poll published on 10 September 2010, the Sweden Democrats could reach 6% and secure 21 parliamentary seats.[7][8][9]
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SverigedemokraternaLeaderJimmie ?kessonFoundedFebruary 6, 1988 (1988-02-06)HeadquartersStockholmYouth wingSweden Democratic YouthMembership4,571 (2010)IdeologySwedish nationalism,
National conservatism,
Social conservatism,
EuroscepticismInternational affiliationNoneEuropean affiliationAEN[1] (observer status)Websitewww.sverigedemokraterna.sePolitics of Sweden
Political parties
ElectionsSweden Democrats (Swedish: Sverigedemokraterna, SD), founded in 1988, is a Swedish political party that describes itself as a nationalist movement. Polling data throughout the summer months of 2008 showed the party approaching the 4 percent threshold necessary for entry into the Swedish Parliament, notably reaching 4.4% in both August and September.[3] [4] According to the Sentio poll, the party reached 7.6% in March 2010, their best poll result to date.[5]
As of 2010 the party claims 4,571 members, a 26% increase from the year before.[6] There are thirteen district party associations in Sweden for the SD, as well as around one hundred local or municipal associations. Young members are organised in the Sweden Democratic Youth. The current youth organisation was founded in 1998. The party also distributes a newspaper to its members, SD-Kuriren. Since 2005 the paper has been printed in tabloid format, and approximately 28,000 copies have been published.
Various public opinion polls indicate that there is a strong possibility that the Sweden Democrats could break the 4% threshold and enter the Swedish parliament for the first time at the 2010 Swedish general election. According to the DN Synovate poll published on 10 September 2010, the Sweden Democrats could reach 6% and secure 21 parliamentary seats.
 
 
19th september 23.00 pm.
Congratulations to Sweden Democratic party, who will be the pivot on the balance in Swedish parliament for the near future.
 

 
THE RIGHT WING REVOLUTION MOVES OVER EUROPE LIKE A TSUNAMI.
After years of persecution and ridicule the far-right party SverigeDemokraterna has finally found it?s place in the hall of Swedish Power, the RIKSDAG.
GOOD LUCK AND GOOD WISHES FOR A BRIGHTER FUTURE AND A GRIP ON FOREIGN IMMIGRATION IN SCANDINAVIA.
 
Time for MALTA to follow suit.
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 Shakespeare.Hamlet. Act 1 Scene5.
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must be the truth.
 Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

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And in the meantime, in Sweden:
 
http://wvwnews.net/story.php?id=9333
 
The incredible chutzpah or faccia tosta of this band of mischief makers.
Why doesn't Ms Lerner preach multiracialism in Israel?
Why should Europe not survive if its people do not mix?
 
This is the Hidden Enemy, working day and night towards our disappearance as a Race.
An implacable, hateful, poisonous, lethal Enemy - the World Enemy.
It is with Them that our final battle has to be fought and won.
 
No Pope, no President, no Nation State can save the White Race.
Only Imperium Europa can win this battle against such an Enemy.
Only Imperium Europa can finally put Them in their place.
 
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HIP HIP HURRAH. THREE CHEERS FOR THE RIGHT REVOLUTION.
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 Shakespeare.Hamlet. Act 1 Scene5.
 When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable,
must be the truth.
 Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

MY BONDAGE IS MY FREEDOM, FOR THE CHOICE IS ONLY MY OWN.
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