The Chaos Spreads

Sweden: The Chaos Spreads

by Svenne Tvaerskaegg

After decades of quietly growing like undiagnosed and untreated cancer tumors, Sweden’s immigrant ghettos have reached the bursting point, and crime is beginning to spill out into the ethnic Swedish areas of the country. Life is becoming dangerous in those once peaceful and culturally homogeneous areas. Ever-increasing numbers of ordinary Swedes are experiencing a grim awakening to the frightening reality of what has happened to their country.

The Stockholm subway was once a safe and efficient means of getting around Sweden’s capital, but it has now become a dangerous place and a conduit for the spread of crime and antisocial behavior around the city. Criminal gangs are taking over the subway and using it to commute between the ghettos and the inner city, where they fuel the ever-rising tide of muggings, assaults and rapes. Many subway stations have become open drug markets where dealers peddle their wares untroubled by the undermanned and overstretched police. According to police, 62% of all crime in Stockholm is now committed within a 500 meter radius of a subway station.[1] The situation is becoming desperate, and the Stockholm Transport Authority recently upgraded the security rating of four subway stations to red, meaning they are now considered no-go zones and unsafe for staff to work without a police escort.[2] A report last year showed that up to 30% of the capital’s inhabitants now avoid using the subway through fear of the escalating criminality.[3] …

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