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Men locked in mosque during terror raid

TT/The Local/dl · 11 Nov 2010, 07:55

Published: 11 Nov 2010 07:55 GMT+01:00

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The eight men were reportedly locked in a mosque located at the Römosse school in Gothenburg’s Gårdsten neighbourhood where they were forced to wait for three hours without being given any information, the Göteborgs-Posten (GP) newspaper reports.

One of the men forced to stay in the mosque was elderly and begged police to be allowed to leave because he lacked certain medication, but his request was refused.

Police raided the mosque because one of the four men they planned to arrest had attended the mosque for morning prayers.

Those who were locked in the mosque by the police had no other connection to the terror accusations other than that they happened to be in the mosque when police arrived.

Detective Bertil Claesson, who heads the northeast Gothenburg police unit, regretted the incident.

Ahmed Al-Mofty, chair of the Islamic Information Society (Islamiska informationsföreningen), met recently with Ingemar Johansson, head of the county police in Gothenburg.

During the meeting, Al-Mofty complained about the police’s actions at the mosque.

“The police surely wouldn’t have behaved that way if they were entering a church or a synagogue. What happened is totally insane,” he said.

However, the men who were locked in the mosque have no plans to pursue the matter further.

“No, not for the moment. We’ve received a sincere and acceptable apology from Ingemar Johansson. But the police need to learn more about Muslims and mosques, that’s obvious,” said Al-Mofty.

Speaking about a week after the incident, head prosecutor Tomas Lindstrand explained that there was a bomb threat in Gothenburg at the time of the mosque raid and police were justified in acting quickly. Unfortunately, added Lindstrand, people were arrested who had nothing to do with the threat.

Police conducted their raids against a number of people in connection with the bomb threat in central Gothenburg based on information from witnesses, Lindstrand wrote in a statement on the website of Swedish Prosecution Authority (Åklagarmyndigheten).

According to the witness information, that up to 100 people could die in an attack on a certain part of central Gothenburg on Saturday, October 30th.

Based on the threat, Lindstrand, together with Swedish security service Säpo and the Västra Götaland County police, decided to conduct a quick series of raids which included making arrests and searching properties.

“That the actions affected people whom were quickly revealed to be free of suspicion by the investigation is clearly regrettable,” wrote Lindstrand.

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He still believes, however, that the information on which the decision to conduct the raids was based was credible.

The information was also connected with “certain surveillance observations”.

According to Lindstrand, there is still a conceivable threat in connection with suspected terror crime preparations.

Lindstrand is the head of the Public Prosecution Office for Security Cases (Åklagarkammaren för säkerhetsmål). His actions and those of the police are now being reviewed by prosecutor Björn Ericson with the Swedish National Police Crimes Unit (Riksenheten för polismål).

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08:12 November 11, 2010 by StockholmSam
""The police surely wouldn't have behaved that way if they were entering a church or a synagogue. What happened is totally insane," (Al-Mofty) said."

What a ridiculous statement. Of course they would have had there been a terrorist threat against the general public and it were somehow connected to an extremist Christian or Jewish terrorist organization. His (wrong) assumption is based solely on the fact that in today's world, most terrorist threats to the west are coming from Islamists, not Christians or Jews.
08:38 November 11, 2010 by izbz

Terrorism and bombing is a serious offence, but I still think it is very wrong for the cops to lock all of them in the mosque. They could have just taken the suspect( suspects) and left the rest of them along to pray. I wouldn't be happy myself if they lock me up when I am praying in the Temple and most proablely I would sue their a#se off. It is just a case of one rotten apple in the whole basket. What happen to freedom of religion and belief? Lucky the locked in men didn't want to pursue the matter further.

Safety of Gothenburg is a high priority but situation could have been handled in a better way.
08:43 November 11, 2010 by Noxtion
Okay, could have been handled a better way, but the cops did their job. And if the threat was the same, I don't doubt they would have done almost the exact same thing had it been a church of synagogue. People just look for an excuse to cry misstreatment.

I'm pretty sure the cops were kind of having to wing it that day due to the immediate threat they believed they had. And perhaps they just didn't want anyone to be able to contact the person they were suspecting. Why must everything be turned into some matter of racism or what have you?

I just shake my head and sigh.
09:10 November 11, 2010 by calebian22
Stockholm Sam is correct. That was one of the most ridiculous statements ever. The police will follow a threat wherever it leads, even if it means breaking up the feats of strength and airing grievances while the celebrants dance around the Festivus pole.
09:25 November 11, 2010 by RobinHood
The police would lock anyone in anything, if they thought at the time it might prevent a terrorist attack. Quite right too. They can deal with the legal consequences and make apologies later.

These eight victims of terrorism, and they were indeed victims, could have had it much worse. They could have been among the 25 people murdered on 21 October this year at the Jaleel Dandash café in Balad Ruz, Iraq. Or among the 52 people murdered in London on the 7 July 2005. Or among the 2 977 victims murdered in the USA on 11 September 2001. Or they could have been one of the hundreds of people maimed for life at these events. Or one of the tens of thousands of people who will never see their loved ones again because of them.

Lets hope the next time they are at the mosque, they will say a little prayer for those people, and put their own three hours of slight inconvenience into perspective. Instead of trying to score points of the police, who were doing their best to protect us all from any more of these horrible events.
10:40 November 11, 2010 by Verygooodman
what I see here is that swedish Gov. calling terror action to be happen in their land because if u always talk about a terror action... a terror threat and they inside the prayer places and later thay make an apology... I think those kind of actions are creating more threats and mybe Al-qaida will focus here and prepare to give same cake that they gave USA and Kenya/Tanzania.

please(Gov) don't call something that are not here now and behave wel..

those of u who thinks that all terror actions are from Muslims.... I can tell you "you are very sick" u need to go to the doctor(Muslim Doctor) i am sure u will get better.

thanks All.
11:17 November 11, 2010 by eppie
@Stockholm SAM

Well, terrorism experts all agree that for example in the US the biggest terror threat comes from the white christian anti government militia. But most of the anti-terrorism efforts go into anti islamic terrorism work. So the statement about not doing the same if there was a church involved is not so crazy as you say it is. (even though of course sweden does not have these militia, the only real terrorism case at the moment concerns a white hetero christian male of 38 years old).

Please also read that the 8 persons are not filing charges and are happy with the apology. Also please read that this Säpo action was completely useless and much too late. If you know some terror suspects are in a mosque for morning prayers, please go there during these morning prayers, not an hour later.
11:31 November 11, 2010 by Petzlx
The police acted perfectly correctly in dealing with a terrorist situation. Participially with these lying thugs. As *everyone knows* Islam is of course synonymous with terrorism
11:32 November 11, 2010 by unseen
who the f***k want to conduct terrorism on Swedish soil and why?

unless has problems with weather issues!

that it just funny, is that the way that makes Swedes feel some actions or what???
11:38 November 11, 2010 by svenskamerikansk

Your statement :

"Well, terrorism experts all agree that for example in the US the biggest terror threat comes from the white christian anti government militia"

is pure lunacy.

You aren't doing yourself any favors by subscribing to such nonsense. You're only making yourself look foolish.
11:45 November 11, 2010 by asian123
i am 100 percent sure that mosque is the place where terrorists and criminals gather in pretext of reading quran and prayers and discuss about the things what to done or where to attack or whom to kill with ferocious oraters.

i will prove it if anybody wants. no religious place will do like that in the world.

all the terrorists are originated from mosques all around the world and shouting allah akbar when they are doing attacks.

if anybody want proof i will post in the next comment
11:46 November 11, 2010 by Kevin Harris
@ Eppie

"Well, terrorism experts all agree that for example in the US the biggest terror threat comes from the white christian anti government militia"

Everything you ever write here again will be reflected against this completely unthruthful comment. Why would you make up such a silly statemement? It makes you look an absolute fool.
12:25 November 11, 2010 by Roy E
When a lockdown happens, people get stuck where they are. It's just the way it goes. Perhaps these whining baby drama queens would prefer to be stuck in a storage shed the next time around.

It's curious that they don't seem to have a problem with the terrorists in their midst.
12:28 November 11, 2010 by eppie
@kevin Harris and svenskamerikansk

This is not my statement, this is the opinion of leading US terrorism experts that are not connected to the US government.

I read this maybe a year ago. If I find a link to the article I will post it here.

It is of course based on the known very large number of heavily armed white extremists, mainly in the Montana, Wyoming area.

Terrorist acts on americans outside of american territory are of course much more likely, and here indeed the biggest threat is from islamic terrorists.
12:44 November 11, 2010 by svenskamerikansk

There you go again with "It is of course based on the known very large number of heavily armed white extremists, mainly in the Montana, Wyoming area."

Don't be be so gullible. I feel embarrassed for you if you are indeed so naive as to believe what you are saying.
12:45 November 11, 2010 by Syftfel
"The police surely wouldn't have behaved that way if they were entering a church or a synagogue. What happened is totally insane," - What kind of world does this Al-Mofti live in to make such an idiotic statement? Doesn't he read the newspapers? Here's a question for you Al-Mofti: What would the police in Mecca or Teheran have done if the roles were reversed?
14:26 November 11, 2010 by vb74
@eppie #14

That is B.S., your making stuff up or you completely misunderstood the news. NOBODY here is worried about white christians committing terrorism. All of us not just white people, but everyone immediately thinks of muslims when were discussing terrorism. And it doesn't matter to most of us what that idiot Obama says on the subject anymore, so I wouldn't use him as a way to gauge the general attitudes of America, he is way out of touch.
15:27 November 11, 2010 by Bumblebeetuna
Eppie. '

Rednecks and Christian fundamentalists are, as you said, a problem in the US. Although, have you ever looked at info pertaining to Montana and Wyoming. Even if their entire populations were terrorists it wouldn't even dent the US population. I think there are more religious extremists in Judaism or Scientology than are people in those two states combined. Just a little info for ya.

I do know plenty of good Christians, Muslims and Jews. Kind of funny that they fight since they are almost identical religions.
15:43 November 11, 2010 by asee
whatever happening with Muslims is not different than what happened with jews about half centuries ago throughout Europe and all ended up with killing of million of jews and their expulsion from Europe...
15:50 November 11, 2010 by anony1
they were locked in 'their' holy place, what is to complain?! mosque is 'where' , 'muslims' pray and ask 'god' to help them! they tell that they 'Should' like this place, and being locked in this place, means it is like their locked to their loved place. so they shouldn't complain about it!

for me, if someone, puts me in locked room, without any access to outer world and universe, but just, gives me internet access! I can live rest of my life!
16:09 November 11, 2010 by eppie

I don't know what Obama has to do with what I said.



The same kind of non visible dent the amount of terrorist among the entire planets muslim population would make?
16:29 November 11, 2010 by vb74

Because he is always trying to downplay the fact that the war (on terror) is against muslims. His administation doesn't even like to say the word muslims whenever they are talking about terrorism. So I don't want anybody to get confused about the genral opinion of my country, whenever we discuss terrorism we are talking about muslims, no matter how much our weak president tries to dance around the topic.
16:43 November 11, 2010 by ironman294

Wow what a profoundly idiotic comment about white christian militia men as terrorists.

Did you know they have Black People in these militia groups? One guy is even a spokesperson for his militia.

These guys are not a threat. They are Christian in the sense that they grew up in America and might profess a belief in God and country. But if they ever commit violence it won't be in the name of Jesus, it will be in the name of fighting for their freedoms.

They are not the problem, the problem in America comes from foreign born or some native born Muslim terrorists. So Snalla read credible sources and not some anti-american website or news agencies like most european rags are except for the telegraph
19:35 November 11, 2010 by GefleFrequentFlyer
Silly kids. Your moske is NOT off limits to a police investigation.
19:43 November 11, 2010 by Tusker
In any civilised country it is pretty much accepted that police officers should be able to go anywhere, to investigate crimes committed, to places where they have reasonable belief that crimes are in progress or are being planned. As long as the rule of law is observed there is always justification for these actions.

Where the Swedish police overstepped the mark was when they beheaded the men and posted the videos on the internet.

oops....different mosque, different police force
20:16 November 11, 2010 by Georguis
"The police surely wouldn't have behaved that way if they were entering a church or a synagogue. What happened is totally insane," he said.

Wonder why muslims get offended when police suspect them if there is a terrorist threat?? Don' t they know that 99.99% of the terrorist attacks happen EVERY day are done by muslims??!! Don't they know that there is more than 15000 terrorist attacks done by muslims in different parts of the world since 9/11 (the latest were the exploding packets sent to different countries by radical muslims from Yemen and the innocent people who were praying in a church in Iraq who were taken hostages and then killed by AL- Quada militants)??!!!

My advice to muslims: start by your selves, filter your books from the teachings of hatred and hostility towards every non muslim, teach your kids love and acceptance of others regardless their believes and religions. If you do not do this as much as possible the whole world will turn out into havoc.
00:57 November 12, 2010 by MC7669
I say like this...the police did exactly their job ......if an arab would be looked in Israel and refuse to go home in time he needed his medecine this would be a special debat at the security cuncil at the UN general assemble...... here in sweden the cops behaver was not appropiat... funy!!! none of you can understand terrorisn treats...

GEORGUIS I salut you for your words! I am with you 100% and it is time for the Swedes to understnad that!!!! it is very sad but this is the truth.....

Golda Meir the first women prime minister of the state of Israel said...

It will be peace when the arabs will love their children more then they hate jews....
01:10 November 12, 2010 by aab05001
Comment: I can see here lots of idiotic sentences that stink hatred and fascism... First: For those who say that the police in any country would behave the same brutal way in dealing with criminal activities, this is not the case and we can take notes from the Malmö shooter. Despite strong evidence against him, the police arrested him in a very respectful way. The terrorism suspects, however, were treated brutally and barbarically, although it was turned out later they are innocent of the crimes... Second: It is not true that 99.9% of the terrorist activities were committed by Muslims. As a matter of fact, 99.9 % of the terrorist attacks were/and are still committed by the US, Israel and other western states. I don't want to refer to the atomic bombs which were terroristically thrown at Japan. Needless to mentioned the Israeli state terrorism against Palestinians which materialized in decades of occupation and slaughtering tens of thosands of Palestinians. I think everyone have heard about the US state terrorism in Iraq and Afghanistan. (I don't need to go through that. Whikileaks has exposed killing hundreds of thousands of innocent people). Third: Many of the terrorism you people refer to is actually legitimate resistance against the occupation, legalized by the International Law (I mean the great resistance against the Israeli occupation of Palestine and the US occupation of Iraq and Afghanistan) Last but not least: If there is anything such as Islamic terrorism (like the London bombings and so),it is a reaction against the US state-terrorism.
01:12 November 12, 2010 by Bumblebeetuna

good point on your part. Although, you compared Islamic terrorism with a couple rednecks in the middle of nowhere. My point was that 1% of Muslims make thousands to 10 of thousands of extremists. Whilst 1% of those from Montana and Wyoming makes like 3 people. (exaggeration for effect). To tell you the truth I'm quite sure the feds would have locked a church up in the area to stop those militia when they were busted a few years ago. As would the Swedish police here.
05:56 November 12, 2010 by ericrufinosiah
The Sweden which I have known as a very peaceful and modern

country of yester-years is now going through a very difficult

time.Hopefully,in the next election,Jimme Akesson and his

Sweden Democrat takes over the Government and then the real

Swedish way of life would re-appear,unlike now where certain

types of immigrants have to a certain extent brought more

problems to the country and I didn't see one good deed if any

brought in.If there is,then do let the country know?
09:24 November 12, 2010 by MC7669
@ aab05001

Take a moment and try to understand what your comments, Palestinians arab muslims are comming in to Israeli cities killin kids, woman and citizens and you can say that this is because of the ocupation!? are you Swedish? you have the moral to say that you can understand this act,,,,,if yes go to hell.....if this is not terrorism so what is that....rockets from Gaza on Israeli cities were kids and citizens every night sleeping in a shellter room just so the can go to school like any Swedish kid....is this accepteble for you nad you blem the occupation....are you a Swedish?.... for Israel there is only one point to get out from the territory SECURITY FOR ITS CITIZENS this is all they want SECURITY TO ITS CITIZENS if you want to talk about criminals you can look over your Turkish leader (not the Turkish people!) they excecute 1000's of people call "Kurds" evry months!! you understand Mr. Check what is happening in Iran! with people that just express their opinions .....I want to see a SWEDISH JOURNALIST VISITING THE Iranians police station and report what he sees .....You should know the fact and if you don't know just "site down" and learn history and facts! 6 mil Israelis and over 200 mil arabs surounding Israel I wonder how 6 mil can terrorized more then 200 mil arabs ......The Hammas terrorits organization kill more palestinians than what ever Israeli army had done since the 60 years of exisstance!! I want to you and Swedish journalists to say a word to the Hammas!! Primitive ,,,,,
11:24 November 12, 2010 by RobinHood
@ aab05001

"Many of the terrorism you people refer to is actually legitimate resistance against the occupation.."

Let's hope none of your "legitimate resistance" kills, blinds, eviscerates, or otherwise maims anyone today. Being Friday (a popular day to make "legitimate resistance" by bombing a mosque) the chances are it will. Take a good look at the faces of those killed and injured today. You played your part in it, by calling it "legitimate", now see what you have done. Look into its face.

How about you get in touch with their relatives, or any other relatives of victims, and you tell them all about your "legitimate resistance". Here's some of the lastest ones for you to make a start with:

11 November: a mother and young daughter killed in Peshawar, Pakistan by a Taliban rocket attack. Go tell the husband and father about your "legitimate resistance".

11 November: seven policemen shot dead in Makhachkala, Dagestan by terrorists. Go tell their wives and children about your "legitimate resistance"

10 November ,Iskandariya, Iraq: three brothers blown into little pieces by a bomb hidden at a water pump by terrorists. Go tell their mother and father about your "legitimate resistance".

I will make a special note of today's victims of your "legitimate resistance" and post them to you tomorrow. Their tragedy being "legitimate", you won't have a problem with that will you.
11:56 November 12, 2010 by Elias06
every time there is an article about a muslim or muslims victims of an injustice, i like to read all the comments cheerings and justifying why this injustice had to occur because we cant solve things in another way ...muslims are threated in a special way (often unfair ) by cops and by other autorities, its not paranoia its a fact
15:17 November 12, 2010 by Icarusty
The sad fact is whites are justifying this mistreatment of Muslims and other minorities in the name of FREEDOM, TERRORISM and DEMOCRACY. I notice Ironman's comments, where Christian extremists would be fighting for freedom and not in the name of Jesus, can be copied and pasted word for word with Muslim terrorists.

You can be assured with one thing regarding whites - they will always be hypocrites.
15:51 November 12, 2010 by Swedesmith
And you will always be a racist. And there is not now, nor will there ever be a legitimate reason for terrorism. If you think otherwise, you might want to examine your vows of peace.
17:10 November 12, 2010 by bcterry
When you muslims start weeding out all the sxxx in your mosques, that goes on right under your nose with your blessing, get back to me.

Until then, quit your excessive poor victim whining, no one is buying it any more.

You reap what you sow.

"The mosques are our barracks, the domes are our helmets, the minarets are our swords, and the faithful are our army."
17:42 November 12, 2010 by Baroness_Fredericks
There is no difference between a church and synagogue when it comes to worshiping a peaceful God and thus are not subject to the same rules as a mosque is. Versus a mosque, which in many cases doubles as a "rabat", which translates as; a recruitment fortress from where islam is spread to attack infidels. These theocratic people, "invaders", who will never co-exist with anyone, out of their own teachings, use their mosques to gather, not only for prayer, but to arm themselves and be instructed by their imams on how and when to act out their terrorism. Why do we have to give in to their demands or put up with their scheming,. Of course they scream foul every move you make to block them! They have their own lands from which they came and demand you give them yours as well. If you give in, you give up! There is no compromise when these theocratic fanatics are concerned. They simply demand everything and give back nothing but misery and death for your kindness.
17:57 November 12, 2010 by bcterry
Watch and learn,

"Muslim Children are taught to hate non-muslims Video"

Read and learn,

"Muslim children are brain-washed".
20:26 November 12, 2010 by max2maximum
ts ironic that how the blood of a person from Israel can be showed more precious than a blood of a person from Palestine.... Media like Fox news do remember the Israeli hostages being taken by the Palestinians while they can easily over look the Palestinian's schools getting bombed by lethal chemical weapons.....Anyways this seems pointless to discuss who are the most oppressed ones .. the Palestinians or the Israelis ... because a loved one killed from the either side was obviously a wrong act.... It really saddens me that citizens of such a peaceful country such as Sweden have so much misconception, hatred or i don't know what to call it ... It can be called innocence because they only see their side of the picture such as Muslim's scriptures are full of violence or blood shed.... I mean miss quoting something out of reference clearly doesn't present the right meaning... Again its pointless to discuss because nothing here i say is going to change the thoughts of other people because tomorrow they are again going to see a headline... Muslim individuals top suspects for the terrorists threats.. But i wonder these muslims were no where to be found in headlines before the 9/11.... The same organization that is suppose to be responsible for 9/11 was previously bread by the people who claim to have suffered from 9/11 during the Afghan- Russia war.... I like bcterry's comment ... you reap what you sow... May be the western countries would like to give the saying a thought as well.... Peace....
21:33 November 12, 2010 by Tusker

Excellent post. In 14 lines you have summed up what the real situation is.

We who are lucky enough to live in civilised countries enjoy freedoms that are protected by laws, that have been fought for, over many centuries, thanks to the efforts and courage of enlightened people, some whom gave their lives, to grant us these often,taken for granted, freedoms.Whilst our democracies may well be imperfect, they still remain a beacon of hope for many in the world condemned to lives endured in corruption, ideological slavery and spiritual poverty. We have already passed through our own Dark Ages...we don't need them reintroduced....... to the places in the light.
07:42 November 13, 2010 by jbat
Interesting? video to watch...


War and Globalization - The Truth Behind September 11 (9/11)
16:49 November 13, 2010 by Bumblebeetuna
Ya, B--Fredrick Good statement.

I am quite sure churchgoers and I'd guess synagogue goers would be pleased to be rid of a potential terrorist in their place of worship. In my ignorance of religion and politics. I can' help feel that if Israelis stop fighting, they die. If Palestinians stop fighting there is peace. I have a similar feeling towards mosques. The attitudes that seem to come forward time and time again, from situations like this, is that mosque goers don't really care there was a potential terrorist amongst them just that they were detained or mistreated. It's, admittedly, in large part due to my ignorance and previous brainwashing. Although, I think it's the mainstream feelings in the west.
15:59 November 14, 2010 by bcterry
16:49 November 13, 2010 by Bumblebeetuna

Ya, B--Fredrick Good statement.

I am quite sure churchgoers and I'd guess synagogue goers would be pleased to be rid of a potential terrorist in their place of worship. In my ignorance of religion and politics. I can' help feel that if Israelis stop fighting, they die. If Palestinians stop fighting there is peace. I have a similar feeling towards mosques. The attitudes that seem to come forward time and time again, from situations like this, is that mosque goers don't really care there was a potential terrorist amongst them just that they were detained or mistreated. It's, admittedly, in large part due to my ignorance and previous brainwashing. Although, I think it's the mainstream feelings in the west."

You hit the nail on the head.

When was the last time that muslims rousted ANY terrorist out of their mosques,

or their neighborhoods?

All the while knowing exactly what is going on, and who they are.

This highlights the sickness, and agenda of islam.
23:47 November 14, 2010 by laura ka baal
@Robin Hood, 250,000 Muslims killed in iraq, 400,000 Muslim killed in Afghanistan counting is still on, 50,0000 muslim woman raped in a secret prison in iraq. etccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccc and still you pig r with pigs, Mr piggy pig RobinHood.
13:08 November 15, 2010 by bcterry
@Robin Hood, 250,000 Muslims killed in iraq, 400,000 Muslim killed in Afghanistan counting is still on, 50,0000 muslim woman raped in a secret prison in iraq. "

90%, or more, of those killed in Iraq and Afganistan is muslim on muslim.

Your 400,000 Afghans killed is total bullxxxx, as well as your 50,000 rapes.
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'There was no future for me in Turkey'
Man in Sweden assaulted by clowns with broken bottle
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‘Extremism can't be defeated on the battlefield alone’
Nobel Prize 2016: Literature
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Stockholm: creating solutions to global challenges
Watch the man who discovered Bob Dylan react to his Nobel Prize win
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Why you should 'grab a chair' on Stockholm's tech scene
Record numbers emigrating from Sweden
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'There was no future for me in Turkey'
People-watching: October 12th
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Where is the Swedish music industry heading?
The Local Voices
'Swedish startups should embrace newcomers' talents - there's nothing to fear'
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Last chance to vote absentee in the US elections
How far right are the Sweden Democrats?
Property of the week: Triangeln, Malmö
Sweden unveils Europe's first elk hut
People-watching: October 7th-9th
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Syria's White Helmets: The Nobel Peace Prize would have meant a lot, but pulling a child from rubble is the greatest reward
Missing rune stone turns up in Sweden
Nobel Prize 2016: Chemistry
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