Category: Sweden

Islamic State flag is legal in Sweden, prosecutor rules

Prosecutor Gisela Sjövall announced last week that she would not prosecute a 23-year-old man who had posted the black ISIS flag on his Facebook page in June. Police in Laholm, a town on Sweden’s west coast, had launched a criminal investigation into the man, who comes originally from Syria, on suspicion of committing “hate speech”. […]

Russia: Finland, Sweden moves towards closer ties with NATO

Russia’s Foreign Ministry said on Sunday that moves by Finland and Sweden towards closer ties with NATO were of “special concern”. The comments were published in relation to an article in daily Aftenposten, where in a joint declaration, the defence ministers of Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark and Iceland said Northern Europe must prepare for possible […]

Mystery sub: Swedish forces gave “deliberately wrong info”

All three positions by the Defence Forces for the three observations that were published on a map on Sunday are approximate. And most approximate is the location for the image of a submarine -like tower which is said to be taken in Virgin Bay on Sunday morning. All three positions by the Defence Forces for […]

Israel condemns British vote to recognise Palestinian state

Israel has condemned a vote by British MPs in favour of recognising a Palestinian state as “undermining chances for peace” as Britain’s ambassador to Israel warned that the move reflected changing British public opinion. The non-binding vote, supported by 274 MPs with 12 voting against, follows a recent announcement by Sweden’s new government that it […]

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