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Swedish far-right council votes to stop flying Pride flag

A rainbow flag hanging outside the Dutch embassy in Stockholm (we are aware it is upside down). Photo: Stina Stjernkvist/TT

Published: 14.Sep.2019 10:38 hrs

The home town of Sweden Democrat leader Jimmie Åkesson has ruled that the gay pride flag should no longer fly outside the local council offices.

In a vote on Thursday evening, city councillors representing the ruling four-party coalition of Sweden Democrats, Christian Democrats, Moderates and the local SoL party, ruled that the flag should no longer be hoisted. 
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