A few days ago, I wrote a post about a twelve-year-old girl Swedish authorities had decided to deport to Pakistan despite the fact she was born and had lived her entire life here. Today, the order was carried out and Duaa and her mother were deported. Despite protests and a petition that gathered over 30.000Fortsätt läsa ”A day of shame for Sweden”
Swedish authorities are okay with causing child abuse – as long as it doesn’t happen on Swedish soil
Twelve-year-old Duaa was born in Sweden and has lived her whole life in the city of Gällivare. Her mother came here from Pakistan to flee from forced marriage, but Duaa has never been to her mother’s homeland and doesn’t know the language. Yet, Swedish authorities have decided to deport her to Pakistan. The flight isFortsätt läsa ”Swedish authorities are okay with causing child abuse – as long as it doesn’t happen on Swedish soil”
Sadness – but also hope
The Swedish elections are nearly over. A few districts’ votes have yet to be counted but since the last votes to come in are from the Swedish nationals living in foreign countries – a group which is majority upper-clas and right-wing – the results will likely remain the same: Sweden will now have a right-wingFortsätt läsa ”Sadness – but also hope”
Human rights hero Desmond Tutu has passed away
It is greatly saddening to hear of the passing yesterday of former Archbishop Desmond Tutu. He was a lifelong champion for human rights and against all forms of bigotry. Most known for his fight against apartheid – for which he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize – he was also a proponent of women’s rightsFortsätt läsa ”Human rights hero Desmond Tutu has passed away”
Video from The Guardian about the Asatru Folk Assembly
This video was posted today on The Guardian‘s YouTube channel. It’s a short doc about the Asatru Folk Assembly and how they are misusing the Norse Pagan religion to promote racist ideas. Antiracist Heatheans are also interviewed to give a different view of what our religion can be.
URGENT: The Piripkura tribe could face complete genocide!
Unless a land protection order is renewed within 4 days, the Piripkura tribe in Brazil could face total destruction. They and many more tribes in the Amazon are at risk of genocide at the hand of greedy corporate interests and Bolsonaro’s racist hatred of Natives. To read more and help push for the renewal ofFortsätt läsa ”URGENT: The Piripkura tribe could face complete genocide!”