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Sweden Democrats send members anti-Islam mag

Published: 22 Nov 2012 09:01 GMT+01:00
Updated: 22 Nov 2012 09:01 GMT+01:00

Some 6,000 members of the Sweden Democrats will be receiving an anti-Islam newspaper at the end of the month, courtesy of the party.

“Dispatch International is a paper that plays an important role in the societal debate,” MP and editor in chief for the Sweden Democrat paper SD–Kuriren, Richard Jomshof, told local paper Sydsvenskan.

The publication, which is connected to the Swedish anti-Islam group "Freedom of the Press Society" (Tryckfrihetssällskapet), recently featured an article where a professor argues that the Muslim call to prayer should not only be seen as that but also as a threat.

The Freedom of the Press Society has previously also posted anti-Semitic comments on its Facebook page.

As the paper will be sent together with the existing Sweden Democrat publication, the party will pay for postage.

“There are many connections between us and the Freedom of the Press Society, both personal and ideological. The paper will be sent as a supplement to our paper, so it won’t cost a lot extra,” said Jomshof to Sydsvenskan.

Jomshof told the paper that he doesn’t think that sending the publication along with the Sweden Democrat paper is in any way in breach of the party’s recent zero-tolerance policy against racism.

“The newspaper can hardly be seen as racist. Not all Muslims are of the same race,” Jomshof told the paper.

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10:09 November 22, 2012 by playmobil
Not surprised by all this but.

"The Freedom of the Press Society has previously also posted anti-Semitic comments on its Facebook page."

I think the Local.se you check a little more its own comments it is the home of an obviously organised work of extreme far right propaganda.

Is there moderators else than computer bots too check that a bit?

Starting to think that Local.se is own by those swedish democrats
10:45 November 22, 2012 by occassional
Makes for a change in this clinically anti-Semitic country then.
11:03 November 22, 2012 by asee
Lets make christian hate Muslims, lets Jews hate Muslims, lets athiests hate all religoius people, and lets every race hate the other hate, lets finish this world with hate..... This kind of hatred spread before ww2 that ended after killing million of jews in Europe... lets see where this hatred will lead to...
11:12 November 22, 2012 by occassional
Makes for a change in this intrinsically anti-semitic country then.
12:59 November 22, 2012 by Children Of Adam
I feel sorry for the tax payers (myself) money which are wasted on a Hitler's followers.

I could not believe that 4-8% of Swedish people would be so negative to give a bird to other fascists followers who would preach hates toward Jews and Muslims.
14:40 November 23, 2012 by CosmoKramar
"The Freedom of the Press Society has previously also posted anti-Semitic comments on its Facebook page."

As reported on the "Tundra Tabloids" blog here: http://tundratabloids.com/2012/11/the-local-smears-swedish-free-press-society-with-false-claims-of-promoting-anti-semitic-comments-facebook.html

...Ingrid Carlqvist from the Freedom of the Press Society has said that the antisemitic remarks posted on its Facebook page came from the organisations detractors who posted those comments as a response to SFPS's PRO-ISRAEL stance. If true, that would be quite the opposite of what The Local's reporter suggests here, and I think a retraction and apology would be in order. So...has The Local got sources and evidence to support its assertion and contradict Ms. Carlqvist's version of events?

Yours expectantly...
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