Opinion: The Swedish discrimination that dares not speak its name

Opinion: The Swedish discrimination that dares not speak its name

Until Sweden addresses discrimination honestly, integration debates will remain superficial, writes journalism professor Christian Christensen, after the Dagens Nyheter newspaper exposed how medical staff allow patients to pick only 'ethnic Swedish' doctors.

OPINION: The countryside has the best possibilities for creating a new life in Sweden

OPINION: The countryside has the best possibilities for creating a new life in Sweden

Black Lives Matter wins Swedish rights prize

Black Lives Matter wins Swedish rights prize

H&M suspends staff who used racial slur as product name

H&M suspends staff who used racial slur as product name

How Swedes feel about having neighbours from different backgrounds
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How Swedes feel about having neighbours from different backgrounds

INTERVIEW: Sweden’s anti-racism protests aren’t just about what’s happening in other countries

INTERVIEW: Sweden’s anti-racism protests aren’t just about what’s happening in other countries

Society at ‘tipping point’ with anti-racism rallies, says Thunberg

Society at ‘tipping point’ with anti-racism rallies, says Thunberg

The little-known role Sweden played in the colonial slave trade

The little-known role Sweden played in the colonial slave trade

Personal trainer praised for calmly defusing violence in Gothenburg

Personal trainer praised for calmly defusing violence in Gothenburg

What’s happening in Sweden? The news in pictures

What’s happening in Sweden? The news in pictures

‘Sweden doesn’t acknowledge that it has a huge problem with racism’

‘Sweden doesn’t acknowledge that it has a huge problem with racism’

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‘We experienced a racist assault for wearing face masks in Stockholm’

Reindeer tortured after threats towards Sami community in northern Sweden

Reindeer tortured after threats towards Sami community in northern Sweden

‘Malmö will never be lagom’: Mayor speaks out in rare interview

‘Malmö will never be lagom’: Mayor speaks out in rare interview

Teaching the Holocaust to young refugees in Sweden

Teaching the Holocaust to young refugees in Sweden

Germany extradites ‘laser man’ racist killer to Sweden

Germany extradites ‘laser man’ racist killer to Sweden

Racism rampant in Swedish pharmacies: report

Racism rampant in Swedish pharmacies: report

17 charged over neo-Nazi violence in Gothenburg

17 charged over neo-Nazi violence in Gothenburg

Anti-racism demonstration held in Stockholm to support footballer Jimmy Durmaz

Anti-racism demonstration held in Stockholm to support footballer Jimmy Durmaz

‘When Durmaz took us to the World Cup he was a hero, now he makes a mistake he’s the other’

‘When Durmaz took us to the World Cup he was a hero, now he makes a mistake he’s the other’

Sweden’s Durmaz faces online racial abuse after World Cup loss

Sweden’s Durmaz faces online racial abuse after World Cup loss

UN ‘concerned’ about level of racism in Sweden

UN ‘concerned’ about level of racism in Sweden

Racist experiments on Swedish minority ‘continued into 1950s’

Racist experiments on Swedish minority ‘continued into 1950s’

Swedish actor told he ‘can’t be black’ for Ikea advert

Swedish actor told he ‘can’t be black’ for Ikea advert

H&M ‘racist’ ad adds to Swedish company’s woes

H&M ‘racist’ ad adds to Swedish company’s woes

Protests in Johannesburg over ‘racist’ H&M ad

Protests in Johannesburg over ‘racist’ H&M ad

Almost half of Swedes think racism will increase in the country

Almost half of Swedes think racism will increase in the country

H&M removes ad after racism accusation

H&M removes ad after racism accusation

Zlatan Ibrahimovic hits out at ‘undercover racism’ in Swedish media

Zlatan Ibrahimovic hits out at ‘undercover racism’ in Swedish media

Sweden Democrat quits after calling Muslims ‘not completely human’

Sweden Democrat quits after calling Muslims ‘not completely human’

Swedish school under fire for racist slur in homework task

Swedish school under fire for racist slur in homework task

Police report filed after Swedish daycare listens to Pippi Longstocking stories

Police report filed after Swedish daycare listens to Pippi Longstocking stories

‘We can’t let racists re-define Viking culture’

‘We can’t let racists re-define Viking culture’

Meet the Swede who went undercover for a whole year with the alt-right in the US and UK

Meet the Swede who went undercover for a whole year with the alt-right in the US and UK

Swedish amusement park criticized for sign describing Sami as ‘primitive’

Swedish amusement park criticized for sign describing Sami as ‘primitive’

Swedish municipalities allow customers to opt out of ‘foreign staff’ as home care

Swedish municipalities allow customers to opt out of ‘foreign staff’ as home care

‘Tide turning’ on Sweden’s attitude to immigration: report

‘Tide turning’ on Sweden’s attitude to immigration: report

Swedish refugee centre evacuated before neo-Nazi march

Swedish refugee centre evacuated before neo-Nazi march

Opinion: ‘This is not the Sweden I’m proud of’

Opinion: ‘This is not the Sweden I’m proud of’

Danish far-right extremist plans to use Swedish citizenship for new provocative demos

Danish far-right extremist plans to use Swedish citizenship for new provocative demos

Campaign launched to highlight ‘everyday racism’ against Sami people

Campaign launched to highlight ‘everyday racism’ against Sami people

Meet the Swedish internet vigilantes fighting hate online

Meet the Swedish internet vigilantes fighting hate online

‘2016 was a crappy year, but here’s why there’s hope’

‘2016 was a crappy year, but here’s why there’s hope’

OPINION: ‘Swedish Lucia ad racism is shocking and hypocritical’

OPINION: ‘Swedish Lucia ad racism is shocking and hypocritical’

Swedish festive ad pulled following racist abuse of child

Swedish festive ad pulled following racist abuse of child

Swedish politician suspends Twitter account over ‘hate’

Swedish politician suspends Twitter account over ‘hate’

Are we just going to let half the country die?

Are we just going to let half the country die?

Sweden’s Moderate leader rules out deal with populists

Sweden’s Moderate leader rules out deal with populists

Another Sweden Democrat caught making Jew joke

Another Sweden Democrat caught making Jew joke

Racist and sexist trolls target Sweden’s Twitter account

Racist and sexist trolls target Sweden’s Twitter account

Airbnb hosts accused of discrimination in Sweden

Airbnb hosts accused of discrimination in Sweden

How a Swedish teacher is tackling racism through Facebook

How a Swedish teacher is tackling racism through Facebook

Swedish store shamefaced over ‘racist’ receipt joke

Swedish store shamefaced over ‘racist’ receipt joke

Swedish football pitch defaced with swastika

Swedish football pitch defaced with swastika

Swedish woman denied job because of her head scarf

Swedish woman denied job because of her head scarf

Is neo-Nazi activity decreasing in Sweden?

Is neo-Nazi activity decreasing in Sweden?

‘Racist’ Swedish kids’ books could be pulled from shelves

‘Racist’ Swedish kids’ books could be pulled from shelves

Why this fearless woman is the talk of Sweden

Why this fearless woman is the talk of Sweden

Sweden Democrat steps down over church-burning posts

Sweden Democrat steps down over church-burning posts

Swedish cop ‘beat me up and used racial slurs’

Swedish cop ‘beat me up and used racial slurs’

Nazi flag sparks anger in Sweden on Hitler’s birthday

Nazi flag sparks anger in Sweden on Hitler’s birthday

Swedish politician found dead in ‘burnt-out car’

Swedish politician found dead in ‘burnt-out car’

Were asylum seekers banned from entering a Swedish pub?

Were asylum seekers banned from entering a Swedish pub?

Stockholm special squad to stop far-right mobs

Stockholm special squad to stop far-right mobs

Is this Swedish school kids’ world map racist?

Is this Swedish school kids’ world map racist?

Swedish rapper and partner hit back after race row

Swedish rapper and partner hit back after race row

Swedish police avoid probe after sex ‘cover up’ at festival

Swedish police avoid probe after sex ‘cover up’ at festival

Is this ad for diverse Swedish mall too white?

Is this ad for diverse Swedish mall too white?

Sticky debate over mayor’s ‘negro ball’ rant

Sticky debate over mayor’s ‘negro ball’ rant

Dark Swedish plasters cause stir in Denmark

Dark Swedish plasters cause stir in Denmark

Pharmacy to launch plasters for darker skin

Pharmacy to launch plasters for darker skin

Few EU migrant attacks lead to prosecution

Few EU migrant attacks lead to prosecution

‘Multicultural’ flag ban at high school graduation

‘Multicultural’ flag ban at high school graduation

‘Racist dog’ owner avoids Swedish jail term

‘Racist dog’ owner avoids Swedish jail term

Government to invest in anti-racism centre

Government to invest in anti-racism centre

Lay judges step down over ‘racist comments’

Lay judges step down over ‘racist comments’

Nine more jailed for Stockholm Nazi attack

Nine more jailed for Stockholm Nazi attack

Neo-Nazi activity is on the rise in Sweden

Neo-Nazi activity is on the rise in Sweden

‘Negro ball’ scrapped from Swedish dictionary

‘Negro ball’ scrapped from Swedish dictionary

Police drop Swedish mosque blaze probe

Police drop Swedish mosque blaze probe

Sweden rapped for ‘too white’ company boards

Sweden rapped for ‘too white’ company boards

UN slams Sweden over increasing hate crimes

UN slams Sweden over increasing hate crimes

Sweden Democrat wins anti-Semitism ‘award’

Sweden Democrat wins anti-Semitism ‘award’

Sweden rallies after trio of mosque fire attacks

Sweden rallies after trio of mosque fire attacks

‘Racist’ Black Pete party scrapped in Sweden

‘Racist’ Black Pete party scrapped in Sweden

African Swedes slam ‘racist’ Santa helper

African Swedes slam ‘racist’ Santa helper

Swedish bus driver axed for turning away ‘blacks’

Swedish bus driver axed for turning away ‘blacks’

Parents racially abuse child handball player

Parents racially abuse child handball player

Sweden slammed for racism report omissions

Sweden slammed for racism report omissions

Trio prosecuted for hate attack against Somalis

Trio prosecuted for hate attack against Somalis

‘The concept of race is a slippery slope’: Ullenhag

‘The concept of race is a slippery slope’: Ullenhag

Race to be scrapped from Swedish legislation

Race to be scrapped from Swedish legislation

‘Parents’ threaten school head over immigrant kids

‘Parents’ threaten school head over immigrant kids

Black teacher shut out from ‘black film’ class

Black teacher shut out from ‘black film’ class

‘History is repeating itself’: Malmö on Nazism

‘History is repeating itself’: Malmö on Nazism

Malmö neo-Nazi knife attack victim ‘improving’

Malmö neo-Nazi knife attack victim ‘improving’

Haribo pulls ‘racist’ candy after complaints

Haribo pulls ‘racist’ candy after complaints

Sweden Democrats: More heads may roll

Sweden Democrats: More heads may roll

‘I hope they starve’ post fells Sweden Democrat

‘I hope they starve’ post fells Sweden Democrat

Christmas reopens sore of ‘Swedish history angst’

Christmas reopens sore of ‘Swedish history angst’

‘Racist’ Christmas catalogue sparks outrage

‘Racist’ Christmas catalogue sparks outrage

Police rapped for ‘lack of clarity’ in Roma probe

Police rapped for ‘lack of clarity’ in Roma probe

Godmother of Swedish etiquette battles dinner-table racists

Godmother of Swedish etiquette battles dinner-table racists

Clinic slammed for ‘non- Nordic’ baby register

Clinic slammed for ‘non- Nordic’ baby register

Migration Board had access to Roma lists

Migration Board had access to Roma lists

Hundreds contact police over Roma registry

Hundreds contact police over Roma registry

Social Democrat sacked over Facebook racism

Social Democrat sacked over Facebook racism

Swedish police confirm illegal registry of Roma

Swedish police confirm illegal registry of Roma

Outrage grows over cops’ illegal Roma registry

Outrage grows over cops’ illegal Roma registry

Police kept second illegal registry of Roma

Police kept second illegal registry of Roma

Police report themselves for illegal Roma registry

Police report themselves for illegal Roma registry

Celebrity Swedes back call to fight xenophobia

Celebrity Swedes back call to fight xenophobia

Iraq birth blocks Swedish teen’s high school place

Iraq birth blocks Swedish teen’s high school place

‘They called me a black bastard’: Malmö victim

‘They called me a black bastard’: Malmö victim

‘Politicians must follow ‘hijab outcry’ with action’

‘Politicians must follow ‘hijab outcry’ with action’

‘Hijab appeal’ campaign divides Sweden

‘Hijab appeal’ campaign divides Sweden

‘Hijab outcry’ woman in repeat attack

‘Hijab outcry’ woman in repeat attack

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Metro boss resigns after racist “joke”

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Ice cream giant slammed for

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Prison threat for hate email policeman

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Swedish policy ?shuts immigrants out of jobs?

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Anti-racism organisation faces funding cut

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Swedish police investigates Ku Klux Klan man

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Racism behind suicide attempts

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Swedish anti-Semitism revealed

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Persson: Attitudes to Jews ‘shameful’

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School to fail racist pupils

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Masai performances under fire

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Racist gang terrorises England ferry

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Sabuni stops cash to uncle’s racism body

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Sweden’s ‘dark legacy’ draws crowds to museum

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Hate mail policeman awarded compensation

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Teacher warned for racist remarks

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‘Muslim-friendly’ radio presenter receives death threats

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Swedish army trains right-wing extremists

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‘Police employee behind race attack’

‘Tintin in the Congo’ dodges ban in Sweden

‘Tintin in the Congo’ dodges ban in Sweden

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‘Neo-nazis’ storm anti-racism concert

Swedish soldier tied to neo-Nazi groups

Swedish soldier tied to neo-Nazi groups

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Nazis assault feminist festival-goers

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Reports of routine Swedish racism ‘grossly exaggerated’

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Furor over racism in Swedish school book

Ombudsmen critical of racist school book

Ombudsmen critical of racist school book

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Man beaten in vicious hate crime

Church furor over ‘racist’ religious group

Church furor over ‘racist’ religious group

Officers reassigned after racist remarks

Officers reassigned after racist remarks

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Malmö police chief ‘knew of racist remarks’

Racist stereotypes used in police training

Racist stereotypes used in police training

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Inquiry ‘to restore confidence in police’

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Police crimes unit launches ‘Niggersson’ investigation

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Swedish town debates ban on ‘racist’ clothing

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Police officer suspended for ‘station whore’ jibe

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Two convicted over Hitler salute

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Police Academy to investigate racism charges

Demo against police racism in Malmö

Demo against police racism in Malmö

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Swedish teen fined for oinking at police

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Probe into Malmö police racism reopened

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Gothenburg tram driver’s offensive remarks ‘not a crime’

Rosengård: Integration in the eye of the storm

Rosengård: Integration in the eye of the storm

Sweden Democrats in racism row

Sweden Democrats in racism row

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Sweden Democrat leader joins white power singsong

Far-right leader egged at rowdy election rally

Far-right leader egged at rowdy election rally

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Outrage over Swedish ‘negro’ neighbourhood

Paper uses Sweden Democrat ad money to fight racism

Paper uses Sweden Democrat ad money to fight racism

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Migration agency used anti-Muslim lawyer

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Swedes more positive to refugees: report

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Police avoid charges in ‘Niggersson’ case

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Migration Board bans ‘racist’ lawyer

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Swedish police officer disciplined for ‘negro’ email

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Study to assess values of Swedish police cadets

Swedish town ditches ‘negro’ neighbourhood

Swedish town ditches ‘negro’ neighbourhood

Islam ‘Sweden’s biggest threat’: far-right leader

Islam ‘Sweden’s biggest threat’: far-right leader

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‘What do the Sweden Democrats want to do with us Muslims?’

‘I won’t let my country be taken over by xenophobes’

‘I won’t let my country be taken over by xenophobes’

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Fire at Vellinge refugee hostel

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Liberals reject immigrant citizenship course

Police launch Q&A game to solve ethical dilemmas

Police launch Q&A game to solve ethical dilemmas

Rail worker panned for ‘negro ball’ gaffe

Rail worker panned for ‘negro ball’ gaffe

White power groups set for election year push

White power groups set for election year push

Postmen warned for stand over ‘racist’ mail

Postmen warned for stand over ‘racist’ mail

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Police chief slammed over ‘racist’ joke

Thousands demonstrate against racism

Thousands demonstrate against racism

Local Liberal too ‘un-Swedish’ for top post

Local Liberal too ‘un-Swedish’ for top post

Swedish teacher keeps job after racist remarks

Swedish teacher keeps job after racist remarks

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Sweden Democrat in racist email controversy

Sweden Democrat criticises ‘race mixing’

Sweden Democrat criticises ‘race mixing’

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Upbringing not culture affects criminality: study

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Lund students in ‘slave auction’ outrage

Racism whistleblower faces ‘negro slave’ taunt

Racism whistleblower faces ‘negro slave’ taunt

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Lund slave auction response: ‘stop being defensive and listen’

Jesse Jackson: Lund party ‘a racist spectacle’

Jesse Jackson: Lund party ‘a racist spectacle’

Schools at centre of new anti-racism efforts

Schools at centre of new anti-racism efforts

EU network: Sweden passive on ‘slave auction’

EU network: Sweden passive on ‘slave auction’

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Immigrant students get ‘Negro’ Swedish lesson

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Swedish police backtrack on ‘ethnic’ profiling

How the far-right found a voice in tolerant Nordic countries

How the far-right found a voice in tolerant Nordic countries

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Sweden’s Jews, Muslims face web hate rise: study

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Swedish newspapers target racist comments

Swedish cop: gays a ‘cancer on society’

Swedish cop: gays a ‘cancer on society’

Candy giant bows to ‘China racism’ complaint

Candy giant bows to ‘China racism’ complaint

Silence won’t solve the problems with a multicultural society

Silence won’t solve the problems with a multicultural society

Chocolate Chinaman ‘not racist’: poll

Chocolate Chinaman ‘not racist’: poll

Jesse Jackson: Swedes are better than this

Jesse Jackson: Swedes are better than this

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Sweden Democrat wins damages for racist jibes

Making fun of slavery belittles black people

Making fun of slavery belittles black people

German theologian: Pippi Longstocking is racist

German theologian: Pippi Longstocking is racist

Swedish uni sacks man over pro-Breivik blog

Swedish uni sacks man over pro-Breivik blog

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Sweden Democrat: ‘a negro is a negro’ to me

Britain’s ‘rudest’ comic confronts PC Sweden

Britain’s ‘rudest’ comic confronts PC Sweden

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New ‘mythbuster’ website to fight racism in Sweden

Woman didn’t want help from ‘dark-skinned’ clerk

Woman didn’t want help from ‘dark-skinned’ clerk

Swedish hip-hop star slams ‘racist’ cartoon

Swedish hip-hop star slams ‘racist’ cartoon

Swedish computer game in N-word shocker

Swedish computer game in N-word shocker

Swedish town gives ‘Negro Village’ new name

Swedish town gives ‘Negro Village’ new name

‘Racism’ ruins Iranians’ Sweden dog sled jaunt

‘Racism’ ruins Iranians’ Sweden dog sled jaunt

Cop blames colleagues’ racist slurs on ‘stress’

Cop blames colleagues’ racist slurs on ‘stress’

‘Serbs are like Breivik’: Swedish radio host

‘Serbs are like Breivik’: Swedish radio host

Police bashed for ‘racist’ Facebook comments

Police bashed for ‘racist’ Facebook comments

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Sweden’s ‘Negro Village’ unveils new name

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Somali community under threat by local gang

Somali woman ‘forced to pour milk on herself’

Somali woman ‘forced to pour milk on herself’

‘Downplaying racist taunts is like spitting in victims’ faces’

‘Downplaying racist taunts is like spitting in victims’ faces’

Tintin comics ‘too racist’ for Stockholm library

Tintin comics ‘too racist’ for Stockholm library

Outrage leads Stockholm library to drop Tintin ban

Outrage leads Stockholm library to drop Tintin ban

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‘Sweden must do more to combat racism’

Police slammed over ‘east European’ tweet

Police slammed over ‘east European’ tweet

Tintin ‘too racist’ for one in ten Swedish libraries

Tintin ‘too racist’ for one in ten Swedish libraries

Green politician in ‘negro village’ song outrage

Green politician in ‘negro village’ song outrage

Teachers need to learn to tackle racism: report

Teachers need to learn to tackle racism: report

Malmö hate crimes go unpunished: report

Malmö hate crimes go unpunished: report

Swedish court convicts man for Hitler salute

Swedish court convicts man for Hitler salute

Outrage over Stockholm cops’ ‘racial profiling’

Outrage over Stockholm cops’ ‘racial profiling’

Lecturer suspended over racist Muhammad email

Lecturer suspended over racist Muhammad email

Minister slams ID checks based on skin colour

Minister slams ID checks based on skin colour

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Stockholm police end ‘racial profiling’ push

Bus passengers ‘divided according to skin colour’

Bus passengers ‘divided according to skin colour’

SDL rally in Malmö sparks violent demo

SDL rally in Malmö sparks violent demo

‘Let’s solve integration, not fight about racism’

‘Let’s solve integration, not fight about racism’

‘Not all discrimination in Sweden is racism’

‘Not all discrimination in Sweden is racism’

‘Swedishness must be split from being white’

‘Swedishness must be split from being white’

Extreme-right sites beat political party pages

Extreme-right sites beat political party pages

Neo-Nazi trio threatens ex-party leader Sahlin

Neo-Nazi trio threatens ex-party leader Sahlin

‘Counting immigrants’ worth in money is racist’

‘Counting immigrants’ worth in money is racist’

‘Racism in Norway survived the 22/7 attack’

‘Racism in Norway survived the 22/7 attack’

‘The country we called Sweden no longer exists’

‘The country we called Sweden no longer exists’

Headscarf outcry after pregnant woman beaten

Headscarf outcry after pregnant woman beaten

Home ad touts ‘Swedish origin’ neighbours

Home ad touts ‘Swedish origin’ neighbours

Structural racism ‘still a problem’ in Sweden

Structural racism ‘still a problem’ in Sweden

Coughs and racial slurs: Sweden’s foreign residents reveal abuse for wearing face masks

Coughs and racial slurs: Sweden’s foreign residents reveal abuse for wearing face masks