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The Gradual Collapse of Sweden
Birgitta Ohlsson is a politician from the Swedish Liberal party. On the National Day of Sweden in 2001, she published an essay entitled “Abolish Sweden!” She wanted to abolish all nation states and institute a democratic global parliament and a global police force. Ohlsson has been a member of Parliament for many years, and served as Minister for European Union Affairs in the government of PM Reinfeldt between 2010 and 2014.
A global democracy doesn’t look very likely, but Ohlsson and other Swedish politicians have nevertheless made great progress in abolishing Sweden.
In November 2015, even Sweden had to reinstate a form of border control. At that point, more than one thousand asylum seekers flooded into the country every single day. The then Deputy Prime Minister Åsa Romson from the Swedish Green Party literally cried on TV over this fact. She did not cry because successive Swedish governments have done massive and possibly irreversible damage to the country through their immigration polices. No. Romson cried because she couldn’t continue immigration as fast as she wanted to.
Their official party program in 2017 states the following, in multiple languages:
“The Swedish Green Party has a vision of a world without borders, where all people can move, but no one is forced to flee. We don’t believe in countries’ right to choose their citizens; we believe in people’s right to choose where they want to live. We should greet people with opportunities, not with walls. Everyone should be able to live, work and realise their dreams where they want to. Freedom of movement should be a human right.”
Mass immigration to Sweden still continues, just at a slower pace than in the crazy year of 2015. Back then, Sweden couldn’t even find beds for the many Afghans, Iraqis, Somalis and other immigrants.
The German public broadcaster Deutsche Welle in late June 2017 conducted an interview with the Swedish Justice and Migration Minister Morgan Johansson, a Social Democrat. Johansson then stated that “We have between 400 and 500 asylum seekers each week coming to Sweden. So we haven’t shut our borders but we now have a level which we can handle. And we didn’t have that in 2015.” He stated that “Now we have control over that situation.” The Minister also claimed that there is “no direct link” between migration and terrorism.
This last claim is a flat-out lie. It is a proven fact that Muslim asylum seekers and immigrants have been involved in many deadly Jihadist attacks in Europe. On April 7, 2017, the rejected Muslim migrant Rakhmat Akilov murdered five people and wounded several others when he mowed them down with a stolen truck in a terrorist attack in central Stockholm. A couple of months later, the Swedish Justice Minister claims that there is no connection between migration and terrorism.
Prime Minister Stefan Löfven, Justice Minister Johansson and other representatives of the Swedish government may pretend that things are under control. There are, however, many disturbing signs that this is not true.
In June 2017, eight new districts were added to a police list of “especially vulnerable areas,” where crime rates are very high. Some have labeled them no-go-zones, a label the authorities reject. In 2015, Sweden’s national police released a report of 53 so-called vulnerable areas, including 15 considered especially vulnerable. Eight more urban areas have now been added to that list, bringing the latter number up to 23. This is a big increase in just two years of places where Swedish authorities no longer have effective control over their country’s territory.
A survey in June 2017 suggested that Swedish police officers are facing increased threats and violence and that criminal gangs have created a “parallel society.” Anna Nelberg Dennis, the vice chair of the Swedish Police Union, said that it has become more and more common for gangs of young people to attack police officers in certain areas. “I think it’s part of a change in society, where in socially vulnerable areas, gangs have created parallel societies where they take the law into their own hands,” she said. “[The gangs] believe that police shouldn’t be there because they rule the area. This is something that the police can’t solve themselves.”
The Stockholm region has been hit by a wave of bloody, gang-related murders. A report has found that 94.5 per cent of people identified as being involved in the Swedish capital’s violent, organized crime scene have an immigration background.
One woman visited the emergency ward at the hospital in Lund, southern Sweden, in 2017. She described it as “Dante’s Inferno,” massively overcrowded and slow. Swedish hospital staff and ambulance personnel face increasing threats and violence. Elderly Swedes who have paid taxes their whole lives often receive shockingly poor treatment. The Swedish welfare state started to disintegrate after the authorities decided that they should be the welfare office of the entire planet.
Sweden has a record number of unsolved murder cases. Many public gang shootings go unsolved because the ethnic gangs do not talk to the police. Less serious crime can be nearly risk-free for criminals in many municipalities. The police are understaffed and underfunded.
No fewer than 70 police stations in Sweden will be closed down during parts of or for the entire summer of 2017 due to a shortage of money and staff. This is happening at a time when the number of rival mafias and criminal gangs operating in the country has never been higher.
Bråvalla festival, one of the major music festivals in Sweden, announced that they would cancel their entire festival in 2018 due to reported incidents of rape and several sexual assaults. Sweden has infamously high rape rates. Swedish mass media have for many years claimed that this spike in rapes and other violent crime has nothing to do with immigration, despite strong evidence to the contrary. Numbers clearly show that immigrants from the Muslim world and Africa are vastly overrepresented in such crimes.
Gang rapes were very rare in Scandinavia forty years ago. They are now disturbingly common, and destroy the lives of thousands of women. Even gang rapes of boys have now become fairly common in Sweden.
Some migrants from Afghanistan explain that the rape of young boys by one or several older men is a common cultural practice in their country called bacha bazi. European countries such as Sweden have seen a big influx of young Muslim men from Afghanistan. Many of them claim to be children, even if they are in their 20s or older. They bring with them the mentality and practices of their Islamic homeland.
In 2017, a man from Afghanistan was convicted of anally raping a young boy. For child rape, he got one month in a soft Scandinavian prison. He could not be deported since he had become a Swedish citizen.
The first Islamic terror attack in Scandinavia took place in Copenhagen, Denmark, on July 22, 1985. The attackers targeted American and Jewish targets. One person was killed and 26 injured. The terrorists were Palestinians based in Sweden. The problem has got a lot worse since then.
Michael Skråmos, a Swedish convert to Islam and former expert on “Islamophobia,” has joined the Islamic State and calls for Muslims to attack targets in Sweden. A number of Islamic terrorists have even received welfare payments from Europe while staying in the Middle East.
At least 150 Jihadists have returned to Sweden after supporting the Islamic State (ISIS), probably the most brutal terrorist group on the planet. Many of them have been given protected identities by Swedish authorities to help them quietly re-integrate into Swedish society. Some of them complain that it is difficult to get a job after having fought for the mass-murdering slave traders of the Islamic State. A re-entry program — which may include free housing, a driver’s license, and tax benefits — was instituted by Anna Sjöstrand, a coordinator against violent extremism in the city of Lund. “There may be criticism, but [I think] that you should get the same help as others who seek help from us. We can’t say that because you made a wrong choice, you have no rights to come back and live in our society,” Sjöstrand told Swedish radio.
Some might question whether freely joining genocidal terrorists who routinely behead people, burn them alive or stone them to death falls under the category of simply “making a wrong choice” in life.
It is highly likely that some terrorists or war criminals have received asylum in Sweden. The Swedish state seems very concerned with protecting them. It has been less concerned with protecting Swedes against foreign terrorists or war criminals.
In June 2017, the Swedish Security Service (Säpo) warned about an explosive growth in the number of radical Muslims in the country. “We have never seen anything like it before,” Säpo chief Anders Thornberg stated. Thornberg said there are around 3,000 violent extremists in Sweden as of mid-2017. Some 2,000 of those are believed to have Islamic motives, and the remaining originate from far-right and far-left movements. A 2010 report estimated the number of violent Islamic radicals at 200. The number of militant Muslims in Sweden has thus increased at least ten times in just seven years. Despite this, the country continues to import thousands of Muslims annually. Many of them are young and aggressive men from conflict areas.
Although Thornberg did not admit this openly, it is doubtful whether the security services can track thousands of people continuously. If the authorities cannot contain the number of potential Jihadists today, what will the situation be like 5, 10 or 20 years from now? When will the number of radical Muslims exceed the number of police officers in Swedish streets? What happens then?
The Nordic Passport Union allows citizens of Iceland, Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Finland to travel and reside in another Nordic country without a passport or a residence permit. This agreement dates back to the 1950s. Today, these countries are also members of the Schengen Area, which includes much of the EU.
The Danish Security and Intelligence Service (PET) told the public broadcaster DR in June 2017 that Denmark may face a terror threat from the many radical Muslims in Sweden. While Denmark, Norway and Finland also have a significant number of potential Jihadists, this threat is at least one order of magnitude worse in Sweden.
The Danish People’s Party (DF) and others in Denmark are starting to warn that increased border controls against Sweden may be necessary to keep out terror and crime. Sweden’s other immediate neighbors, Norway and Finland, still haven’t properly entered this debate, but they should.
I have warned for many years that the problems in Sweden have grown so big that they are no longer merely a threat to the internal stability of Sweden. They have now also become a threat to neighboring countries.
|1.||web.archive.org/web/20110128124331/fc.birgitta.nu/skriver/I006FE608 Avskaffa Sverige!. Essay by Birgitta Ohlsson in the newspaper Expressen, 2001-06-06.|
|2.||www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-34794422 Migrant crisis: Swedish border checks introduced. 12 November 2015.|
|3.||www.youtube.com/watch?v=GmuqusBOfuo Åsa Romson (MP) gråter när invandringspolitiken stramas åt 24/10 — 2015 WITH ENG SUBS.|
|4.||www.mp.se/sites/default/files/mp_partiprogram_english.pdf Party programme, page 36. Checked on July 4, 2017.|
|5.||www.dw.com/en/swedish-justice-minister-the-blame-is-on-assange-not-sweden/a-39463741 Swedish justice minister: ‘The blame is on Assange, not Sweden’ 28.06.2017.|
|6.||www.thelocal.se/20170608/stockholm-terror-investigation-extended Stockholm terror investigation extended. 8 June 2017.|
|7.||www.dn.se/nyheter/sverige/sverige-har-fatt-fler-problemomraden-krisstamning-inom-polisledningen/ Sverige har fått fler problemområden — “krisstämning inom polisledningen” 2017-06-11. www.thelocal.se/20170612/especially-vulnerable-areas-increase-in-sweden-report ‘Especially vulnerable areas’ increase in Sweden: report. 12 June 2017.|
|8.||sverigesradio.se/sida/artikel.aspx?programid=2054&artikel=6729101 Police union: Gangs have created a “parallel society” June 29, 2017.|
|9.||www.expressen.se/nyheter/qs/gangen-inifran/brotten-skulderna-bakgrunden—sanningen-om-de-gangkriminella-i-stockholm/ Brotten, skulderna, bakgrunden — sanningen om de gängkriminella i Stockholm. June 30, 2017. www.breitbart.com/london/2017/07/04/95-per-cent-gang-crime-stockholm-foreign/ 95 Per Cent of Gang Criminals in Stockholm Have a Foreign Background. 4 July 2017.|
|10.||www.sydsvenskan.se/2017-05-04/akuten-har-forvandlats-till-dantes-inferno Läsartext: Akuten har förvandlats till Dantes inferno. May 4, 2017.|
|11.||www.nrk.no/urix/faerre-drap-oppklares-i-sverige-1.13584993 Færre drap oppklares i Sverige. 02.07.2017.|
|12.||sverigesradio.se/sida/artikel.aspx?programid=83&artikel=6722299 Många polisstationer stänger under semestern. 25.06.2017|
|13.||www.thelocal.se/20170701/swedish-music-festival-cancels-next-years-event-amid-rape-reports Swedish music festival cancels next year’s event amid rape reports. 1 July 2017.|
|14.||avpixlat.info/2017/06/28/statistik-utomeuropeer-begar-nastan-alla-grova-valdtakter/ Statistik: Utomeuropéer begår nästan alla grova våldtäkter. 2017-06-28.|
|15.||www.svt.se/nyheter/lokalt/vast/svt-granskar-overgrepp-bland-ensamkommande SVT granskar: Gruppvåldtäkter bland ensamkommande pojkar. 15 June 2017. www.svt.se/nyheter/utrikes/i-afghanistan-haller-poliser-unga-pojkar-som-sexslavar-ses-som-loneforman Pojkar hålls som sexslavar av poliser i Afghanistan — ses som löneförmån. February 16, 2017.|
|16.||www.friatider.se/v-ldtog-och-hotade-d-da-barn-f-r-en-m-nads-f-ngelse Våldtog och hotade döda barn — får en månads fängelse. July 3, 2017. www.jihadwatch.org/2017/07/sweden-muslim-migrant-gets-month-in-prison-for-raping-13-year-old-boy-wont-be-deported Sweden: Muslim migrant gets month in prison for raping 13-year-old boy, won’t be deported. July 3 2017|
|17.||www.breitbart.com/london/2017/06/16/swedish-islamophobia-expert-joined-isis-now-calling-attacks-sweden/ Swedish Islamophobia Expert Who Joined ISIS Now Calling For Attacks In Sweden. 16 Jun 2017.|
|18.||sverigesradio.se/sida/artikel.aspx?programid=83&artikel=6540648 Kommuner förbereder för avhopp från våldsbejakande extremism. October 18, 2016. www.expressen.se/nyheter/hundratals-svenskar-akte-till-kriget-for-att-slass-for-is—sa-lever-atervandarn/ Hundratals svenskar åkte till kriget för att slåss för IS — så lever återvändarna i dag. June 24, 2017. clarionproject.org/returning-jihadis-given-protected-identities/ Returning Jihadis Given ‘Protected Identities’ June 28, 2017.|
|19.||www.thelocal.se/20170616/thousands-of-violent-extremists-in-sweden-security-police ‘Thousands’ of violent Islamists in Sweden: security police. 16 June 2017. www.aftonbladet.se/nyheter/a/OVQRq/sapochefen-det-finns-tusentals-radikala-islamister-i-sverige Säpochefen: “Det finns tusentals radikala islamister i Sverige” 16 jun 2017.|
|20.||www.thelocal.se/20170703/2000-islamist-extremists-in-sweden-security-police 2,000 Islamist extremists in Sweden: security police. 3 July 2017.|
|21.||www.dr.dk/nyheder/indland/pet-truslen-mod-danmark-kan-komme-fra-sverige PET: Truslen mod Danmark kan komme fra Sverige. 30. jun. 2017. cphpost.dk/news/international-news-in-brief-the-terror-threat-lying-in-sweden.html International News in Brief: The terror threat lying in Sweden. July 3rd, 2017.|
|22.||www.b.dk/nationalt/df-2.000-islamister-i-sverige-oeger-behovet-for-graensekontrol DF: 2.000 islamister i Sverige øger behovet for grænsekontrol. July 3, 2017.|
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