Ahead of the general election in Sweden, right-wing populists are stoking xenophobia by linking crime and immigration. Maher Turkie from Lebanon mediates in Malmö between police, politicians and young people from immigrant backgrounds.
The inaugural "Jews in the AfD" group is set to meet in Offenbach on Sunday, ostensibly calling out anti-Semitism – and the irony cannot be ignored. Guest columnist Armin Langer recommends Jews pursue other associations.
Sweden's latest post-election bid to form a coalition government has failed. Moderate Party leader Ulf Kristersson made his bid amid refusal by established parties to make deals with the far-right Sweden Democrats.
Sweden's center-right and center-left blocs have fallen short of a majority. The far-right Sweden Democrats have seen a boost in support amid concerns over immigration in the Scandinavian country.
After Sweden's most important election in decades, first results show the center-left and center-right blocs are neck-and-neck. The far-right Sweden Democrats have made significant gains to hold third place.
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