Islam and Muslims in Sweden

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Capital: Stockholm
Population: 10.04 million (July 2018 est.)
Muslims Percent: 4.5 % (approx 450,000)


Muslims in Sweden [PDF] Extract from: M. Anwar, J. Blaschke, och A. Sander (red:er) State Policies Towards Muslim Minorities. Sweden, Great Britain and Germany. Berlin: Edition Parabolis. pp. 203 - 374

The Depiction of Islam in Sweden: A Historical Overview - Jonas Otterbeck [PDF]

Islamophobia in Sweden: National Report 2017 [PDF] (main report, pg. 32)

13/08/2019 The global machine behind the rise and rise of Sweden's far right - Independent, UK
20/03/2019 Sweden grants refugee status to China's Uighur Muslims, prompting calls for UK to follow suit - Independent, UK
13/03/2019 'Racists see me as a threat to what Swedish society should be' - Al Jazeera
04/09/2018 The Mothers of Rinkeby: Last Night in Sweden - Al Jazeera
04/02/2018 Social media and research: Swedes tackle police racism - Al Jazeera
18/11/2017 Eritrean diaspora stages protest in the Swedish capital - Al Jazeera
01/04/2017 Refugee children in Sweden are falling into coma-like states (Resignation syndrome, or uppgivenhetssyndrom) on learning their families will be deported
13/08/2016 Sweden's first Muslim minister quits over drink-driving scandal - International Business Times
27/04/2016 Sweden's Green Party hit by religious row - Al Jazeera
22/10/2015 Sweden's 'hijabista' Iman Aldebe: Selling Muslim fashion - Al Jazeera
02/01/2015 Swedish residents 'love-bomb' Uppsala mosque in outpouring of support after attacks - Independent, UK
02/01/2015 Protesters demand end to Sweden mosque attacks after third mosque fire in a week - The Guardian
29/12/2014 Fire Damages Another Swedish Mosque in southern Swedish city of Eslöv - OnIslam
26/12/2014 Swedish marchers denounce Christmas Day arson attack on mosque - The Guardian
07/07/2014 Ramadan in Sweden with no dusk, no dawn - Al Jazeera
15/07/2013 Ramadan Fasting Challenges Arctic Muslims - OnIslam
07/08/2012 Muslims in Sweden face stiffer Ramadan test - Al Jazeera
22/03/2006 Cartoon row claims Swedish minister's job - Guardian
17/02/2006 Despite Problems, Swedish Muslims Enjoy Tolerance - IOL
10/02/2006 Sweden Defuses Another "Cartoon Crisis" - Islam Online
05/01/2006 Europe's leaders look north, but has Sweden really got the best of both worlds? - The Guardian
27/12/2005 Why European women are turning to Islam - CS Monitor
22/12/2005 Swedish Migration Staff "Celebrate" Hopefuls' Expulsion - IOL
22/11/2005 Swedish ads urge EU alcohol curbs - BBC
22/09/2005 Swedish Party Urges Monitoring Muslim Students - IOL
19/09/2005 Swedish Mosque in Malmo Set Ablaze "Again" - Islam Online
01/06/2005 Swedish Muslims Generally for EU Constitution - IOL
25/04/2005 Swedish Muslims March Against Anti-Prophet Priest - IOL
25/11/2004 Swedes Reach Muslim Breaking Point
22/10/2004 Kid Slaying Shocks Swedish Muslims in Ramadan - Islam Online
11/09/2004 Swedish Muslims Expose Documented Racial Practices
09/09/2004 Swedish Muslims Change Names for Jobs - IOL
30/01/2004 Slaughter Ban Mars Eid Al-Adha In Sweden - Islam Online
18/01/2004 Israeli Envoy In Sweden Kicked Out Of Art Museum - Islam Online
10/11/2003 Swedish Imam Says Islam Forbids Female Circumcision
08/11/2003 Swedish Muslims Stick To Islamic Identity In Ramadan - IOL
01/09/2003 First Veiled Muslim Woman In Swedish TV - IOL
28/04/2003 Mosque In Swedish Southern City of Malmo Set On Fire - Islam Online
15/11/2002 Snowy Taraweeh for Muslims in Sweden - IOL
30/09/2002 Bodybuilding stuntman who turned to Islam - BBC
11/09/2002 Anti-Zionist Radio Islam Raided by Police in Sweden - IOL
15/11/2001 Sighting Ramadan's New Moon Confuses Swedish Muslims - IOL


Islam in Sweden - Wikipedia

Islam from 'The Local, Sweden'

Sweden News - Al Jazeera

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