Tag: Rasmus Paludan

  • Chang Frick: “I think the useful idiot is Ulf Kristersson”

    Chang Frick: “I think the useful idiot is Ulf Kristersson”

    Since 2014, Chang Frick runs the immigration-critical news site Nyheter Idag and is the most well-known profile in the so-called alternative media world. He has a background as a Swedish Democratic municipal politician in Kristianstad. He is interviewed by Johar Bendjelloul. Recently, it has not been his publications that have been in focus, but his […]

  • Finland reverses course, prepares to join NATO without Sweden

    COPENHAGEN, Denmark (CN) – Finland is now ready to let Sweden into a NATO partnership because Helsinki is unwilling to stay out of the military alliance any longer than necessary. That was the core message from Finnish President Sauli Niinist to the press on Friday, the first day of a security conference in Munich, where […]

  • SAS hit by serious cyber attack

    A reply to PaludanThe cyber attack against SAS was one of several against a number of Swedish companies yesterday, including the Swedish TV station Sveriges Television. Hacker group Anonymous Sudan claimed responsibility for the attack, saying it was a response to Rasmus Paludan burning Korans in Sweden.

  • Finland’s president talks about the chances of NATO’s bid without Sweden

    Finland’s president talks about the chances of NATO’s bid without Sweden

    The idea of ​​separate bids reportedly arose out of a diplomatic spat with Trkiye Helsinki remains determined to join NATO alongside Stockholm, Finnish President Sauli Niinisto has said. The two Nordic countries applied simultaneously, but due to the differences in their relations with alliance member Trkiye, their bids may be viewed separately by Ankara. “We […]

  • Finland’s president comments on NATO’s bid without Sweden

    Finland’s president comments on NATO’s bid without Sweden

    The idea of ​​separate bids reportedly arose out of a diplomatic spat with Trkiye Helsinki remains determined to join NATO alongside Stockholm, Finnish President Sauli Niinisto has said. The two Nordic countries applied simultaneously, but due to the differences in their relations with alliance member Trkiye, their bids may be viewed separately by Ankara. “We […]

  • Sweden bans protest against Koran burning

    Sweden bans protest against Koran burning

    Trkiye has said it may block Stockholm’s NATO application over the desecration of the Islamic holy book Swedish police have denied anti-Islam activists permission to burn the Koran in front of the Turkish embassy, ​​citing an increase in terror threats following a similar act last month. Ankara threatened to block Sweden’s application for NATO membership […]

  • The strategic game behind Turkey’s NATO no

    The strategic game behind Turkey’s NATO no

    Turkish President Erdogan rejects Sweden time and time again, and Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson (M) calls for national calm so as not to stir up the mood. What looked like a reasonably quick journey into NATO has become a long bench of foreign policy suffering. Rasmus Paludan’s Koran burning and the hanging Erdogan doll in […]

  • 458: New bottom note for the NATO process

    458: New bottom note for the NATO process

    Rasmus Paludan’s burning of the Koran angered Turkish President Erdogan so much that he now says that NATO membership is out of the question as long as Sweden allows the burning of the holy book. At the same time, the Social Democrats attack the Sweden Democrats and say that Prime Minister Kristersson’s cooperation with Jimmie […]

  • Magdalena Andersson (S): The government has gone further than the agreement with Turkey requires

    Magdalena Andersson (S): The government has gone further than the agreement with Turkey requires

    Social Democrats party leader Magdalena Andersson is interviewed about the NATO process, what the Social Democrats want with nuclear power and what she wants to do in the meantime in opposition. This week, Turkish President Erdoğan said that Sweden should not expect Turkey’s support with the NATO application, after first a doll representing Erdoğan was […]

  • 456: The government’s first 100 days

    456: The government’s first 100 days

    The right-wing extremist Rasmus Paludan’s Koran burning angered Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who blocked Sweden’s path into NATO even more. How does Prime Minister Kristersson intend to navigate this storm, and could it even be that NATO membership slips out of his hands? At the same time, the government is celebrating 100 days in […]

  • The Egyptian al-Azhar University calls for a boycott of Sweden

    The Egyptian al-Azhar University calls for a boycott of Sweden

    Now al-Azhar University, the highest institution of learning for Sunni Muslims, is calling for a global boycott against Sweden after Rasmus Paludan’s Koran burning outside the Turkish embassy, ​​AP reports. In the same vein that anti-Islam Rasmus Paludan burned a copy of the Koran at the Turkish embassy in Stockholm, a far-right leader tore up […]

  • Finland can reassess NATO’s bid Foreign Minister

    Finland can reassess NATO’s bid Foreign Minister

    The country can imagine joining the alliance without fellow candidate Sweden, said Pekka Haavisto Sweden’s recent difficulties in obtaining Turkey’s consent to join NATO may cause Finland to seek only accession to the US-led military alliance, Finnish Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto has indicated. Helsinki and Stockholm submitted their applications for NATO membership together and would […]

  • Fallout from another Koran burning: How Rasmus Paludan’s actions could affect matters of enormous importance

    Fallout from another Koran burning: How Rasmus Paludan’s actions could affect matters of enormous importance

    Foreign Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen has condemned the actions of Rasmus Paludan in Stockholm on Saturday, where he burned the Koran near the Turkish embassy. Rasmussen referred to Paludan as a “Danish-Swedish” citizen, but he is Danish-raised, and it was in Denmark that he trained and worked as a lawyer before becoming a full-time agitator […]

  • Russian UFC fighter weighs in on Koran-burning row

    Russian UFC fighter weighs in on Koran-burning row

    Khamzat Chimaev said Muslims in Sweden should be shown respect after far-right figure Rasmus Paludan publicly burned a copy of the holy book Russian-born UFC fighter Khamzat Chimaev has said Muslims cannot look the other way after a far-right politician was allowed to publicly burn a copy of the Koran in Chimaev’s adopted homeland of […]

  • Turkey’s president says no support for Sweden’s NATO bid

    Turkey’s president says no support for Sweden’s NATO bid

    ISTANBUL – Turkey’s president cast serious doubt on NATO expansion on Monday after warning Sweden not to expect support for its bid to join the military alliance following weekend protests in Stockholm by anti-Islam activist and pro-Kurdish groups. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan criticized Rasmus Paludan’s protest against the Koran on Saturday, saying it was an […]

  • Dutch activist goes ahead with Koran-destroying spree

    Dutch activist goes ahead with Koran-destroying spree

    Edwin Wagensveld was not arrested after agreeing not to burn the Islamic holy book Edwin Wagensveld, head of the anti-Islamic group Pegida, tore down a copy of the Koran in front of the Netherlands’ House of Representatives on Sunday in The Hague, echoing a recent stunt outside the Turkish embassy in Sweden that outraged the […]

  • Trkiye rules out support for NATO’s hopeful bid

    Trkiye rules out support for NATO’s hopeful bid

    President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has rebuked Sweden for allowing a Koran-burning stunt and denied the country’s lack of ?respect? Turkey’s on-again, off-again support for Sweden’s application to join NATO has apparently ended for good due to Ankara’s outrage over a Koran-burning demonstration allowed outside the Turkish embassy in Stockholm. “The Swedish administration should not bother […]

  • Pegida leader moves ahead with Koran-destroying spree

    Pegida leader moves ahead with Koran-destroying spree

    Edwin Wagensveld was not arrested after agreeing not to burn the Islamic holy book Edwin Wagensveld, head of the anti-Islamic group Pegida, tore down a copy of the Koran in front of the Netherlands’ House of Representatives on Sunday in The Hague, echoing a recent stunt outside the Turkish embassy in Sweden that outraged the […]

  • The Pegida leader continues his Koran-destroying spree

    The Pegida leader continues his Koran-destroying spree

    Edwin Wagensveld was not arrested after agreeing not to burn the Muslim holy book Edwin Wagensveld, head of the anti-Islamic group Pegida, tore down a copy of the Koran in front of the Netherlands’ House of Representatives on Sunday in The Hague, echoing a recent stunt outside the Turkish embassy in Sweden that outraged the […]

  • Russian UFC star weighs in on Koran-burning row

    Russian UFC star weighs in on Koran-burning row

    Khamzat Chimaev said Muslims in Sweden should be shown respect after far-right figure Rasmus Paludan publicly burned a copy of the holy book Russian-born UFC fighter Khamzat Chimaev has said Muslims cannot look the other way after a far-right politician was allowed to publicly burn a copy of the Koran in Chimaev’s adopted homeland of […]

  • Trkiye questions Sweden’s NATO prospects

    Trkiye questions Sweden’s NATO prospects

    Ankara accused Stockholm of allowing a “direct hate crime” in violation of an agreement to join NATO Trkiye has accused Sweden of not fulfilling its obligations to crack down on “terrorist” groups and exterminate theirs “propaganda” under a deal it had signed to earn Ankara’s blessing to join NATO. The latest diplomatic spat comes after […]

  • Trkiye questions Sweden’s NATO prospects

    Trkiye questions Sweden’s NATO prospects

    Ankara accused Stockholm of allowing a ?direct hate crime? in violation of an agreement to join NATO Türkiye has accused Sweden of failing to meet its obligations to crack down on “terrorist groups” and root out their “propaganda” under a deal it had signed to earn Ankara’s blessing to join NATO. The latest diplomatic spat […]

  • Sweden’s Prime Minister condemns Koran burning

    Sweden’s Prime Minister condemns Koran burning

    Stockholm – Sweden’s prime minister has condemned this weekend’s burning of a Koran in Stockholm as “deeply disrespectful”, raising tensions with Turkey as the Nordic country courts Ankara over its NATO bid. Far-right politician Rasmus Paludan set fire to a copy of the Muslim holy book in front of the Turkish embassy in the Swedish […]

  • Turkish activists set fire to the Swedish flag (VIDEO)

    Turkish activists set fire to the Swedish flag (VIDEO)

    The protest broke out in response to the burning of the Koran in Stockholm Protesters set a Swedish flag on fire in Istanbul on Saturday in response to an anti-Islam activist burning a copy of the Koran in public near the Turkish embassy in Stockholm. The incident took place amid a diplomatic spat between Turkey […]

  • Turkish activists set fire to the Swedish flag

    Turkish activists set fire to the Swedish flag

    The protest broke out in response to the burning of the Koran in Stockholm Protesters set a Swedish flag on fire in Istanbul on Saturday in response to an anti-Islam activist burning a copy of the Koran in public near the Turkish embassy in Stockholm. The incident took place amid a diplomatic spat between Turkey […]

  • Trkiye questions Sweden’s NATO commitment

    Trkiye questions Sweden’s NATO commitment

    Ankara accused Stockholm of allowing a “direct hate crime” in violation of an agreement to join NATO Trkiye has accused Sweden of not fulfilling its obligations to crack down on “terrorist” groups and exterminate theirs “propaganda” under a deal it had signed to earn Ankara’s blessing to join NATO. The latest diplomatic spat comes after […]

  • Trkiye questions Sweden’s NATO commitment

    Trkiye questions Sweden’s NATO commitment

    Ankara accused Stockholm of allowing a ?direct hate crime? in violation of an agreement to join NATO Türkiye has accused Sweden of failing to meet its obligations to crack down on “terrorist groups” and root out their “propaganda” under a deal it had signed to earn Ankara’s blessing to join NATO. The latest diplomatic spat […]

  • Turkey questions Sweden’s NATO commitments

    Turkey questions Sweden’s NATO commitments

    TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Sweden has been accused by Turkey of not fulfilling its obligations to crack down on “terrorist groups” and weed out their “propaganda” under an agreement signed in exchange for Ankara’s approval to join NATO. – World news – The latest diplomatic spat comes after an anti-Islam activist was allowed to burn a […]

  • Iran condemns desecration of the Koran in Sweden

    Iran condemns desecration of the Koran in Sweden

    TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Nasser Kanaani vehemently condemned the desecration of the Holy Quran in Sweden and criticized the venture as a brazen example of hate mongering and violence against Muslims. – Politics News – “The repetition of the desecration of the holy book of one and a half billion Muslims is […]

  • Trkiye questions Sweden’s NATO commitments

    Trkiye questions Sweden’s NATO commitments

    Ankara accused Stockholm of allowing a ?direct hate crime? in violation of an agreement to join NATO Türkiye has accused Sweden of failing to meet its obligations to crack down on “terrorist groups” and root out their “propaganda” under a deal it had signed to earn Ankara’s blessing to join NATO. The latest diplomatic spat […]

  • Trkiye questions Sweden’s NATO commitments

    Trkiye questions Sweden’s NATO commitments

    Ankara accused Stockholm of allowing a “direct hate crime” in violation of an agreement to join NATO Trkiye has accused Sweden of not fulfilling its obligations to crack down on “terrorist” groups and exterminate theirs “propaganda” under a deal it had signed to earn Ankara’s blessing to join NATO. The latest diplomatic spat comes after […]

  • Stockholm protests against angry Turkey, cancels Sweden’s ministerial meeting

    Stockholm [Sweden]January 22 (ANI): Turkey on Saturday canceled a planned visit by Sweden’s defense minister in response to anti-Turkish protests that heightened tensions between the two countries as Sweden seeks Turkey’s approval to join NATO, the Washington Post reported. Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said a planned visit by his Swedish counterpart Pal Jonsonto to […]

  • Trkiye cancels the visit of the NATO hope’s defense minister

    Trkiye cancels the visit of the NATO hope’s defense minister

    The move comes after a picture of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was hung in the Swedish capital Ankara has canceled the planned visit of Swedish Defense Minister Pal Jonson, his Turkish counterpart, Hulusi Akar, revealed on Saturday. The move comes after members of the Kurdish community held an anti-Turkish protest in Stockholm. “At this point, […]

  • Trkiye cancels the visit of the NATO hope’s defense minister

    Trkiye cancels the visit of the NATO hope’s defense minister

    The move comes after a picture of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was hung in the Swedish capital Ankara has canceled the planned visit of Swedish Defense Minister Pal Jonson, his Turkish counterpart, Hulusi Akar, revealed on Saturday. The move comes after members of the Kurdish community held an anti-Turkish protest in Stockholm. “At this point, […]

  • Trkiye cancels visit of defense minister from NATO hopeful

    Trkiye cancels visit of defense minister from NATO hopeful

    The move comes after a picture of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was hung in the Swedish capital Ankara has canceled the planned visit of Swedish Defense Minister Pal Jonson, his Turkish counterpart, Hulusi Akar, revealed on Saturday. The move comes after members of the Kurdish community held an anti-Turkish protest in Stockholm. “At this point, […]

  • Sweden gives the green light outside the Turkish embassy

    Sweden gives the green light outside the Turkish embassy

    The new diplomatic spat comes as Stockholm awaits Ankara’s blessing to join NATO Police in Sweden have said they will allow the leader of a hard-right party to burn a copy of the Koran near the Turkish embassy in Stockholm, reportedly prompting Ankara to summon its Swedish envoy over the “provocative act”. Anti-Islam activist Rasmus […]

  • Dialogue or rubber bullets when riots erupt

    Dialogue or rubber bullets when riots erupt

    Swedish dialogue strategy after the Gothenburg riotsConflict tells how the Swedish dialogue strategy developed after the Gothenburg riots in 2001, and how it has been very successful in preventing demonstrations from degenerating. But during the Easter riots of 2022 when the right-wing extremist Rasmus Paludan, known for his Koran burning, manifested, it became very violent […]

  • Press from Turkey, popular bird song, Husby after the Koran burning

    Press from Turkey, popular bird song, Husby after the Koran burning

    It would have been a historic week, but ended in a stalemate, with Sweden’s and Finland’s NATO applications blocked by Turkey. With his opposition, the President of Turkey has put the brakes on what many thought would be a straightforward and rapid process for Sweden and Finland into NATO.But why is the issue of the […]

  • The church bells that silenced the Koran burner

    The church bells that silenced the Koran burner

    In Råslätt in Jönköping, associations and parishes have decided to ensure that the residents do not allow themselves to be provoked. When Rasmus Paludan steps out on the square and starts talking, he is overpowered by ringing church bells. In Jönköping, the police do not have to deal with a violent crowd. Here they instead […]

  • Sweden failed to integrate an immigrant prime minister

    Sweden failed to integrate an immigrant prime minister

    In the midst of violent riots, Magdalena Andersson has acknowledged serious shortcomings in the country’s migrant policy Segregation in Swedish society has gone “too far” and the integration of immigrants is “too bad”, Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson admitted on Thursday, after the violent riots there earlier this month. The unrest erupted after an anti-Muslim politician, […]

  • Sweden failed to integrate immigrants – Prime Minister

    Sweden failed to integrate immigrants – Prime Minister

    In the midst of violent riots, Magdalena Andersson has acknowledged serious shortcomings in the country’s migrant policy Segregation in Swedish society has disappeared “too far“and the integration of immigrants is”too poor“, Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson admitted on Thursday, after the violent riots there earlier this month. The unrest erupted after an anti-Muslim politician, Rasmus Paludan, […]

  • 401: The return of the gang debate

    401: The return of the gang debate

    Violence in several cities after right-wing extremist Rasmus Paludan carried out – or planned to carry out – Koran burning. Now it feels like exclusion and crime are back at the top of the political agenda. Will it last? This is how public opinion is affected by a change of party leader The Liberals hope […]

  • Swedish police arrest dozens after clashes at anti-immigrant meeting

    Swedish police arrest dozens after clashes at anti-immigrant meeting

    Swedish police arrested 26 people after the weekend clashes between police and protesters gathered against plans from a right-wing extremist group to burn copies of the Koran, police said on Monday. Eight people were arrested in the city of Norrköping and 18 people were arrested in the neighboring city of Linköping, the police state in […]

  • Right now: The National Police Chief about the riots

    Right now: The National Police Chief about the riots

    Several Swedish cities have been shaken by riots in recent days. Counter-protesters attacked the police who were on site to protect a demonstration where the leader of the right-wing extremist Danish party Tight Course, Rasmus Paludan, had been given permission to burn copies of the Koran. Among other things, the protesters threw stones at the […]

  • Right now: Hear the latest about the unrest in Malmö

    Right now: Hear the latest about the unrest in Malmö

    A car has tried to get through the riot fence in Skånegården in Malmö in connection with Rasmus Paludan’s right-wing extremist demonstration. A woman is said to have received a stone in the head and the police have used pepper spray against stone throwers. Hear Ekot’s reporter on site.

  • After the riots – hear Morgan Johansson

    After the riots – hear Morgan Johansson

    Now the Minister of Justice and Home Affairs, Morgan Johansson, is commenting on the riots in several cities. The reactions to the right-wing extremist Rasmus Paludan receiving a demonstration permit were violent and the events developed into what the police now classify as violent riots in several cities. The protesters threw stones at the police, […]

  • Right now: The police flooded with stones in Örebro

    Right now: The police flooded with stones in Örebro

    The police have got back away in connection with the fact that they are overlooking stones from counter-demonstrators. They have gathered to protest against a Koran burning that the Danish right-wing extremist Rasmus Paludan intends to carry out. Hear Sveriges Radio’s reporter on site.