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In a Pig’s Bloody Eye

It is tempting, oh so tempting, just to ignore the insanity of President Donald Trump’s torrent of tweets. When someone accumulates a set of lies in less than three years that is rapidly on its way to 1,000, what else is there to be said? Perhaps it is useful to reflect with an old adage: “in a pig’s eye.” This fits what most of us thought More...

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By Daniel Martin Varisco On Thursday, January 10th, 2019

Open Bible, Closed Mind

The current U.S. Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, a former CIA director and congressman, gave a speech Thursday, January 10, at the American University of Cairo. He began by pointing out that he was an evangelical More...

By Daniel Martin Varisco On Sunday, January 6th, 2019

I dvrc u

The surreal Saudi reform inaugurated by the Crown Prince MBS to give women more rights (at least some rights) has a new twist. In addition to being able to drive a car and to attend some football games (obviously More...

By Ingrid Eckerman On Thursday, January 3rd, 2019

Psykisk ohälsa måste förebyggas med permanenta uppehållstillstånd

Permanenta uppehållstillstånd är en förutsättning för så gott psykiskt hälsotillstånd som möjligt hos flyktingar. Asylsökande barn och ungdomar är i riskzonen för psykisk ohälsa. Redan innan de More...

By Ingrid Eckerman On Friday, December 14th, 2018

Ge kommunerna resurser till integration!

Staten måste ge kommunerna resurser att ta hand om ensamkommande ungdomar på ett sätt som gynnar deras studier. Upp till 9 000 ensamkommande kan komma att få uppehållstillstånd för gymnasiestudier. När de More...

By Daniel Martin Varisco On Friday, December 7th, 2018

Peace Talks and War Talk

Sweden is the site for the current negotiations between the so-called legitimate government of Yemen, with Mansur al-Hadi as the ongoing interim president, and the Huthis, a movement also known as Ansar Allah, who More...

By Abdul G On Monday, November 12th, 2018

EU must immediately stop deportation to Afghanistan

I have been receiving worrying text and voice messages from returnees who are either themselves stuck in Jaghori and Malistan, or are concerned about their families facing threat to their lives every passing moment. The More...

By Ingrid Eckerman On Sunday, November 11th, 2018

Afghanistan: Talibanerna tar över i hazarernas land – nytt folkmord hotar

Ghazni anses av Migrationsverket som ett tillräckligt säkert område att hänvisa deporterade eller frivilligt återvändande till. Enligt vad en representant från Migrationsverkets säkerhetsavdelning sade More...

By Daniel Martin Varisco On Sunday, November 4th, 2018

What One Death Means

The photograph of an emaciated seven-year-old Yemeni girl named Amal Hussein was featured in a major New York Times article, published October 26, on the devastation of the humanitarian crisis in Yemen. On November More...

By Daniel Martin Varisco On Thursday, November 1st, 2018

Is the Bombing of Yemen about to End?

The fallout from the Saudi murder of journalist Jamal Kashoggi in Istanbul has far-reaching consequences. Not only did the investment fair of Davos in the Desert see some major deserters, but Bin Salman actually More...