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Occasionally, police in twos and threes patrol through this scene of Nordic Noir as chimes ring from the nearby 16th century St Clare’s Lutheran church, with spires piercing the dark sky.

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canada goose store Suddenly, his friend, a 43 year old Eritrean called Mahoud, darts off to dance a circle round two Swedish women in their early twenties, walking briskly by us towards the trains. canada goose store

The girls, who show no surprise, sidestep him neatly as he tries to pat their bottoms. ‘The Swedish women, they’re nice,’ says smiling Mahoud on his return, unabashed by the rebuff. ‘People here are kind to us, but it’s difficult without a job, nothing to do, and more migrants arriving all the time.’

Stockholm station is, remember, where a disturbing event happened a few weeks ago. According to Left wing Swedish newspaper Aftonbladet, there was a violent, unprovoked rampage by a masked mob of neo Nazis and football hooligans who were targeting migrants, including north African street children. Aftonbladet’s reports, based on police information, made canada goose black friday sale newspaper and TV headlines around the world.

Canada Goose Parka It followed another tragic event which also seized international attention. A 22 year old woman social worker had been murdered at a home for underage migrant boys near the country’s second city of Gothenburg. She was said to have been knifed by a 15 year old Somalian migrant, who has since appeared in court charged with her killing. Canada Goose Parka

The murder put ultra liberal Sweden’s controversial open door cheap Canada Goose policy under scrutiny. It boosted the popularity of both the Right wing Sweden Democrats party (SD), which wants to stop the flow of migrants, and also the middle of the road Moderates’ Party, which is campaigning for a temporary break on arrivals.

Last year, 163,000 from the war torn Middle East and poverty stricken Africa came to this country of 9.8million people. This is the highest per capita ratio in any EU nation easily topping even Angela Merkel’s Germany. Sweden has accepted about one in seven of all the migrants entering Europe.

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A huge number 33,000 last year were unaccompanied minors. The Somalian accused of the social worker’s murder claimed to be one. They are attracted by Sweden’s fast tracked asylum decisions and free housing canada goose clearance sale for under 18s, as well as a government promise that those permitted to stay (and the majority are) can later bring in their brothers, sisters, mothers and fathers.

cheap canada goose uk The Swedish were told in Aftonbladet’s report that buy canada goose jacket anti migrant leaflets declaring ‘Enough Now’ were handed out by the Stockholm mob. The newspaper posted online a video of men in dark clothes milling about in the station as evidence of the riot. cheap canada goose uk

A lone migrant witness called Christian, 16, was photographed afterwards by the paper, saying he had been slapped in the face by a man during the fracas, although he admitted he had not contacted the police about it.

Indeed, Stockholm Police confirmed to the Mail this week that since the ‘neo Nazi’ station disturbance, no migrants underage or otherwise have reported any assaults canada goose coats on them that evening.

This raises the disturbing question as to whether the anti canada goose clearance migrant rampage ever took place in the way described. A local newspaper said in the aftermath that the video showed nothing more than police chasing away the leaflet distributors. The footage has no images of child refugees and the only sign of violence appears to involve a policeman waving a baton.

Canada Goose Outlet For their part, the police say that a handful of the apparent protagonists were interviewed over various offences, including drunken disorder, an assault on a policeman with a bottle, and the possession of a knuckle duster. Canada Goose Outlet

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The Swedish police and a national newspaper were accused of hiding the truth deliberately because the perpetrators were migrants.

Astonishingly, Stockholm police chief Peter Agren in charge of the Canada Goose Jackets 2014 festival admitted later: ‘Sometimes we dare not tell how it is because we think it plays into the hands of the Sweden Democrats.’

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uk canada goose A local newspaper which interviewed the security men was, apparently, asked by police to remove a quote from one of the guards which read: ‘We need to be talking about what’s happening. it’s not about racism.’ For their part, the police said they did not consider the bar brouhaha last Sunday night newsworthy. uk canada goose

canada goose coats on sale Sweden’s recent story of migration dates back to 1975 when the national parliament decided that the country should become multi cultural. At the time, the population stood at eight million virtually all indigenous Swedes and they had a proud history of offering help to outsiders. canada goose coats on sale

Canada Goose Coats On Sale The immigration policy was pursued relentlessly by the ruling Left wing Social Democrats for the next four decades. Canada Goose Coats On Sale

canada goose clearance The Swedish government seized the moral high ground in Europe by offering shelter to almost anyone who knocked. Those who criticised the radical plan were condemned as racist in what has become the EU’s citadel of political correctness. By last year, 16 per cent of Sweden’s population was foreign born many of them from Muslim countries. canada goose outlet As the migration crisis has escalated, any citizen who questioned whether the country could afford such largesse and expressed concerns about its changing culture has been accused of bigotry. canada goose clearance

As Ivar Arpi, a respected Swedish columnist, said canada goose coats on sale in the pages of the Spectator magazine recently: ‘Immigration cannot be discussed frankly in Sweden. If you mention anything negative about refugees. you’re accused of playing into the hands of the Canada Goose Parka reviled far Right.

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