Category Archives: Sweden

Sweden | NATO military exercise “Aurora 17” was accomplished with great anti-war manifestation

The largest military exercise in Sweden in over 20 years started on Monday, but critics argue that it is likely to increase military tensions in the region.

Sweden’s Armed Forces say that the military exercise, Aurora 17, which involves several NATO countries, including the USA, will strengthen Sweden’s ability to withstand an attack. (Sweden is not a member of NATO.)

Sweden: Salvadoran woman becomes first person to be granted asylum due to regressive abortion laws

by Kathy Bougher

After giving birth in the latrine of her home in 2011, an unconscious Maria Teresa Rivera was taken to a public hospital. There, she was accused of provoking an abortion and sent to jail.

Last week, Maria Teresa Rivera of El Salvador was granted political asylum in Sweden based on her imprisonment for abortion-related charges—the first person to receive such protection in history.

NATO War Games Coming to Sweden

by Bruce K. Gagnon

Dave Webb and I arrived in Gothenbourg, Sweden (along the North Sea) after flying here yesterday from Helsinki which sits on the Baltic Sea.  Both these bodies of water are currently being militarized by the US-NATO war alliance.

We where met at the airport by one of our local hosts and taken to a high point overlooking the port city.  Gothenbourg as it turns out is an industrial city where Volvo is headquartered (inside the airport we saw many Volvo displays).  But for an industrial city it is quite clean and remarkably attractive.

Sweden | Support freedom of speech in Sweden and throughout the world

Open letter to the people of the world

Please sign and give your support to peace, freedom of speech, freedom of information and to expose the right-wing extremist violence. Help us stop the international defamation campaign against a French documentary by Paul Moreira that exposes a right-wing extremist mass murder and atrocities in Ukraine to be aired in Sweden May 23. We need your support now when main stream media together with governments and their followers want to impose their views and biased narrative as the only valid truth on their own people or upon people in other countries.