Sweden

Swedish Jewish politician’s house burned in suspected hate crime

The house of a politician who has been the target of antisemitic harassment was set on fire in the Southern Swedish city of Lund. 

Swedish prosecutors appeal decision not to deport Gazan who firebombed synagogue

Swedish prosecutors appealed to their country’s Supreme Court against a lower tribunal’s decision not to deport a Palestinian immigrant who firebombed a synagogue.

Swedish far-right party submits motion calling for circumcision ban

The far right Sweden Democrats party submitted a draft motion calling for a ban on non-medical circumcision of boys, which the text defined as “backward child abuse."

Swedish court prevents deportation of Palestinian who firebombed a synagogue

A Swedish court of appeals overturned a deportation order against a Palestinian man who firebombed a synagogue, saying he would be "in danger from Israel" because of his crime if sent to the Palestinian Authority.

Far-right success in Sweden shows old taboos collapsing

Sweden has become the latest European country to have its political order shaken by a backlash against large-scale immigration, with voters giving a boost to a far-right party and weakening the more established ones.

Sweden to build Holocaust museum focused on survivors

Sweden has plans to launch a Holocaust museum with a focus on Holocaust survivors from the Scandinavian country and a centre devoted to the diplomat Raoul Wallenberg.

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