To a refugee in Sweden it was "clear as hell" that young migrants such as himself, him are burning cars across the country, blaming it on the "failings" of the Swedish society.
In a letter penned to the Swedish VLT newspaper, the unnamed youth blamed “discrimination” from power elites for making him and others like him “feel unwelcome”. He claims to be from a residential area of Skallberget in the city of Vasteras in central Sweden.
Around Stockholm and Malmo, some 2000 vehicles have been set on fire between January and July, according to the Swedish National Council for Crime Prevention and despite being a relatively low-crime country, there have been alarming reports of over fifty so-called “no-go zones” across Sweden where crime rates are high and police officers are at risk of attack.
At Sahlgrenska University Hospital in Gothenburg security guards have had to be employed around the clock at three hospitals. The head of security, Peter Alverman, told Sveriges television: “There are constant threats against our staff. But more than anything, we are doing this because of increasing gang crime in Gothenburg.”
But yet the anonymous writer complains bitterly about Swedish “police violence”. Police have “abused their power” the way they treated him, he claimed, adding that the “humiliation” of being searched, made him “really depressed”.
While Sweden may have may shortcomings, welcoming refugees is not one of them. In Swedish Christianity, Jesus has even been reduced from being the son of God, to an activist fighting for multiculturalism and open borders. Sweden has the most migrants per capita of any EU nation.
Archbishop Antje Jackelén of the Church of Sweden removed all doubt, by stating emphatically that Jesus has clear political positions on both migration and integration policies.
As Ann Heberlein, doctor of ethics and lecturer at Lund University, noted, the Church of Sweden no longer wants to lead a Christian community but an association for humanist open-border enthusiasts.
The would-be arsonist claimed to have arrived to the country “at an the early age”. Suggesting that he himself has never been convicted of anything, he said that he was “one of those who have been most badly treated”. The letter seems to have been penned by another fanatical leftist, rather than an immigrant.
And while the immigrant complains of racism, professor Heberlein has argued that blonde people in Sweden rather are subjected to racist abuse and violence from “people with a non-European appearance”.
Heberlein, who appears regularly on Swedish Radio’s “Thoughts for the Day” and “Philosophical Room”, says blonde and Swedish victims of racism remain silent because “anti-racist” left wingers maintain that a “privileged” group, ie ethnic Swedes, have no right to complain.
The professor describes the racist abuse frequently hurled at white women in Sweden, with phrases like “Svenne (meaning ethnic Swede) whore” and “bloody racist whore” by dark-skinned newcomers who pretend to be “victims”.
And when Swedes dare to repond to these “unwelcome overtures”, further “abusive epithets and sometimes physical violence” ensue.
Heberlein points to two horrific instances which people argue were hate crimes but notes they were not treated this way by the public prosecutor.
One of these is the beheading of a mother and murder of her son in IKEA, where the Eritrean perpetrator admitted choosing his victims because they “looked Swedish”. In another incident, a violent gang rape in Strängnäs, the attackers taunted their victim, saying “I’m gonna f*** you, little Swedish girl”, but that too was considered a mere crime.
While “it turns out other blonde women recognise themselves, tragically” in her account, she noted, the angry reaction from “anti-racists” served to remind her why Swedish victims of racism don’t speak out.
The daily Svenska Dagbladet reported that 30,000 people whose asylum application had been rejected and were scheduled for deportation, had gone missing, but police do nothing about it.
The three Somali men who took turns raping a 14-year-old girl, received very lenient sentences, and all three avoided deportation.
When the Wall Street Journal visited Norway and Sweden to understand more about the European migrant crisis, they learned important lessons for the American immigration debate, the influential daily says.
Norway and Sweden have adopted sharply different approaches to the policy and politics of immigration. Norway has established measures to stop uncontrolled migration, imposed new border controls featuring a border fence, increased waiting periods for residency and deportation of ineligible migrants.
Norway advertised in foreign target nations too, warning that migrants who do not face war or persecution will be deported, and the resulting asylum applications fell 95% between the last quarter of 2015 and the first quarter of 2016.
And while Norway’s political system effectively accommodates right-wing views on immigration, the Swedes do not. Debate is stiffled because political correctness pervades Sweden. They even have a term for the phenomenon: åsiktskorridor, or “the opinion corridor”.
But the questions remain very real and they reflect the legitimate concerns of ordinary Swedes about migrants. Sweden’s failures have been repeated in Germany, France, Austria and elsewhere, while immigration was the key issue driving Brexit.