Scandinavia Turns Far Right

EPA/ANDERS WIKLUND / TT SWEDEN OUT

Jimmie Akesson, the leader of the nationalist Sweden Democrat party

Following Denmark and Finland, Sweden is next in line to witness the rise of the populist far right


According to two latest polls, the Swedish Democrats are following the trend of  the far right Danish People’s Party and The True Finns Party. They are growing. Approximately one in five Swedes would vote for the far right if there were elections today. The anti-immigration party led by Jimmie Åkesson is not endorsing violence and does not have a paramilitary wing.

The common denominator is that these parties across Europe are vehemently opposed to immigration, immigrants and Islam and are ca...


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