The periodical magazine Advokaten (The Lawyer) proclaims on its website that it is the most important legal magazine in Sweden. In this years 7th edition of Advokaten the focus is on war crimes and how prepared Sweden is at dealing with war-criminals who seek asylum here. Nobody knows for sure how many there are but the magazine estimates that there are around 1000-1500 are hiding out in Sweden.
Only 4 have been charged so far in a Swedish court.
Professor Ove Bring is an expert on international law and is a professor emeritus of the Swedish National Defence College and Stockholm’s University.
He thinks the numbers sound reasonable and goes on to say that:
We take on more refugees than may other countries. There will be crooks coming in as well as refugees. We don’t know how many, but there are reasons to assume that many war-criminals will come to Sweden – Ove Bring
The magazine points out that war crimes are some of the toughest crimes to investigate because they have been committed in other countries some of which are still at war.
We can, for example, not send police officers to Syria to do investigations. It’s too dangerous there right now. – says Marie Lind Thomsen
The legal professionals working with these types of crimes are appalled by some of the atrocities that are committed but are glad that they get access to professional help once the case is closed and that they can help victims find closure by working with complicated crimes.
Police, prosecutors, researchers and lawyers all think Sweden has become better at dealing with war crime cases and prosecutors have been given access to international courses in cultural differences, “security think” and interrogation techniques.
The article in question gives plenty of room on how justice can be doled out efficiently via more employees, more resources, a special court and different war-crime laws but the elephant in the room is avoided.
Why does Ove Bring think that there are 1000-1500 war criminals here in the first place and why does he think that many more will come to Sweden?
The article starts off by mentioning that approximately 54 000 people sought asylum in Sweden in 2013 and that 80 000 are expected in 2014 but does not mention the following.
- There are no ID-requirements for those seeking asylum to Sweden
- 9/10 do not have valid identification
- Less than 5% of asylum seekers are refugees by UN standards
- There is no limit to how many times you can “lose” a Swedish passport
I think the aforementioned facts are relevant seeing as a law requiring asylum seekers to have identification, only allowing real refugees and putting a cap on “lost” passports would mitigate the number of war criminals coming in.
Why were these facts not brought up by the magazine Advokaten?
Out of the 8 political parties in Sweden there is only one that wants to implement stricter legislation to hem the tidal wave of asylum seekers coming to Sweden. This doesn’t sit well with the magazine’s publisher, Anne Ramberg, who in 2000 become the first female general secretary of the Swedish Bar Association.
“The Swedish people have voted. Almost 13% have in the parliamentary elections inexplicably enough laid their vote on the Sweden Democrats. In some municipalities and counties this quantity has reached 25% or more. Thereby the Sweden Democrats have a right to nominate lay judges to our courts and as the third largest party in the parliament traditionally hold vice-speaker post, which has come to be a part of the democratic institutions that are supposed to be the foremost guarantor of freedoms and rights. This raises many questions”
She goes on to bemoan the fact that Sweden Democrats have an inhumane view on humanity and that they don’t believe that all people are of equal value (the infamous faulty translation) which goes against the Swedish constitution.
Furthermore Ms. Ramberg argues that they will be biased and won’t respect ethical guidelines set out by the European Court of Human rights. She also paints up a vivid straw man argument by drawing parallels to the nazi-regimes race laws and claims that they will “rule by law” instead of abiding by the “rule of law”.
“SD are undemocratic”
If that were the case she will fit right in seeing as she implies that the century old Swedish tradition of lay judges should be removed because she doesn’t agree with their political views.
Anna Ramberg is one of the most successful and powerful Swedish lawyers but appears blind to the fact that she is inadvertently enabling war criminals to come to Sweden.
The periodical magazine Advokaten, is personally addressed and sent to each and every one of Sweden’s lawyers, jurists, judges, prosecutors, and others working with the Swedish justice system.
The voices of poor Swedes, immigrants and refugees living in no-go zones and multicultural areas are not heard by the powerful and wealthy who create their living conditions.
I think it’s time to change that so here are some quotes from real refugees.
“My cousin got married in Skåne a month ago, my second cousin from Södertälje was present at the wedding. At a nightclub afterwards he saw his brother’s killer, an al-Nusra member. Is that how it’s supposed to be?!”
“At the Migration Bureau, they have absolutely no control over who seek asylum here! The investigation goes in a flash, just like that, and you can cook up whatever lies for any story!”
“What’s with the Swedes? Why does not the government anything? Why are these people not in jail? Will they really get to threaten us and get away with it? Anyone wishing for an Islamist state in Sweden will also demand that we all bow down to Islam or die, whether you are a Muslim who refuses to follow the extremists, Christian or atheist. That’s what we have fled!”
“A fourth man joins. He is also getting a hair cut, but after a minute he joins the conversation. He came to Sweden from Syria a few months ago and says that in some asylum receptions there are supporters of terrorist organizations such as al-Nusra Brigades and IS. He says that both Boko Haram in Nigeria and al-Shabaab in Somalia has sympathizers in the Swedish lodging for asylum seekers.”
“Sweden must either keep close watch of the Islamists who come here, or close the borders completely!”
A wise man once said:
The mental blockage and severe denial that haunts the political class and the media elite probably stems from the fact that they live in ethnic white enclaves, far from the multicultural stew they cherish so much. They never wake up from gunfire in the night, nor are their cars burned. Their children go to nice schools where they never get robbed of their cell phones or hassled for being blond. When all you, personally, ever see is exotic restaurants opening down the block, it’s easy to be open-minded and all-welcoming.
The Sweden Report (?-?)