National Sections of the L5I:

Sweden

Workers' movement must mobilise against Fascist terror in Finland and Sweden

On September 10, in Finland's capital city, Helsinki, 28-year-old Jimi Joonas Karttunen was attacked from behind by supporters of the Finnish branch of the neo-Nazi Nordic Resistance Movement (NRM), a Read more...

Sweden: Nazi demonstration met with protests

On the International Workers' Day, May 1, the violent, openly Nazi group Nordic Resistance Movement (Nordiska Motståndsrörelsen, NMR), staged a demonstration in the town of Borlänge, about 200 km nort Read more...

Sweden's Social Democratic-Green government tightens up borders

At the start of the refugee crisis, in the autumn of 2015, Swedish authorities behaved relatively decently, compared to other European countries. Read more...

Sweden's “December Agreement”

Sweden was once seen as the country of stable Social Democratic governments, but those days are long gone. Read more...

Sweden: No holding back to preserve the Social Democrat-Green minority coalition

Sweden, once a Social Democratic stronghold, is still sometimes held up as an example for its welfare state and supposed “middle way between capitalism and socialism”. Read more...

The riots in Stockholm: a reaction against worsening social conditions and violence.

In the week following 13 May, when rioting broke out in the Stockholm suburb of Husby, and then spread to others, the tabloid press, TV reporters and all manner of political commentators positively sw Read more...

Swedish post workers demonstrate against cuts

Saturday May 26 saw up to 400 post workers demonstrate their anger against the national Post service company in Sweden. Read more...

Swedish elections: Right-wing prevails, Sweden Democrats enters the parliament – time for action

How the violent racist Sweden Democrats made their breakthrough and how to stop them Read more...