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Somali community in Sweden under threat by local gang

September 6, 2012

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(PUBLISHEN IN THE LOCAL.SE) A Somali community in Foresrum, in southern Sweden, is being terrorized by a local gang to such an extent that the local Somali association has urged all its members to move away. According to SVT, one year ago there were 160 Somalis living in Forserum, near Jönköping in southern Sweden. Today, […]

“It’s not rhetoric to draw parallels with Nazism”, by Laurie Penny

September 4, 2012

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(PUBLISHED IN THE INDEPENDENT) “After the immigrants, you’re next.” That’s what was written on flyers that appeared this week in the gay clubbing district of Athens. As violence against immigrants and ethnic minorities escalates across Greece, supporters of the ultra-right Golden Dawn party have also begun to promote hate attacks on homosexuals and people with […]