"To separate the business and ideology from each other is impossible when you have to do with countries such as saudi Arabia"
"Aftonbladet's leader board is the independent social democrat."
"They apply the sharia law, beheads people on the open street, and stands behind the war that the united nations called ”the world's greatest humanitarian crisis”. They expose regularly to its citizens for violence and torture, and in the years they have executed 100 people. During a single day in the last week executed 37 people in public. Opposition bloggers whipped, women suspected of infidelity or "
"A child dies every ten minutes."
"It sounds just like the terror that IS behind, but instead of condemnation, this contributes to Sweden, with money, arms and tax-funded schools. In april this year, the Swedish hypocrisy around saudi Arabia to new levels. Recently leaked documents show, namely, that the Swedish Saab's radar - and stridsledningssystem are on a list of equipment used in Yemen – a war that has left 80 per cent of the population in acute need of humanitarian assistance and protection. Where a child dies every ten minutes."
"Saab themselves would of course not comment on how their customers use the products. Probably, they could not afford to care. The Swedish arms industry has a turnover of 30 billion per year and the business model for companies such as Saab, based on the ongoing bloody conflicts in the world. Then you have not afford to be ashamed."
"Sweden is of course not the only country to export weapons to dictatorships. But when the journalist Jamal Khashoggi, was assassinated at the saudi consulate in Istanbul last year, reacted to the world with disgust. Germany stopped its arms exports to the country, but Stefan Löfven was hesitant. He referred instead to the new legislation on arms exports:"
"– It came to for the reason that it would be more difficult for those countries that do not stand up for democracy and human rights."
"so Far, no government made it particularly difficult for saudi Arabia to do business with us. But Sweden does not export only weapons to saudi Arabia, we export schools also. Friskolejätten Kunskapsskolan has chosen to invest heavily in saudi Arabia, and while the socialist civilministern Ardalan Shekarabi raging against that Swedish taxes are going to establish schools abroad, so have his ministerial friend Mikael Damberg gone on sales tours with the school owners to saudi Arabia. The purpose was to ”strengthen commercial relations between our country and saudi Arabia."
"We want their money"
"some might be thinking that it is quiet, wars, extremism, and the decapitations are still far from Sweden. But at the same time that we export weapons and schools so we import a part of the Saudi ideology. In Sweden we have not only the mosques financed by saudi Arabia, but also religious private schools. How many do not even know the Swedish schools Inspectorate, since the transparency is poor."
"To separate the business and ideology from each other is impossible when you have to do with countries such as saudi Arabia. "
"they Want their money, so it will be not from their crimes. At the same time as we say the us have a ”feminist foreign policy” moons we are about good relationships to countries that violate human rights. Companies want to make money is not news. However, one can ask why a social democratic led government wants to continue to cuddle with the one of the world's mördarstater."
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