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Racism and xenophobia have been reported in Sweden.[1] According to the European network against racism, skin color, ethnic/religious background have significant impact on an individuals opportunities in the labor market, affecting mainly Roma, Blacks and Muslims.[2] The report Racism and Xenophobia in Sweden by the Board of Integration state that Muslims are exposed to the most religious harassment in Sweden. Almost 40% of the interviewed said they had witnessed verbal abuse directed at Muslims.[3]

Sweden is home to several white supremacist and neo-Nazi organizations, including:

References

  1. ^ Lappalainen, Paul (2007-05-08). "Institutional racism in Sweden and Europe". Rijo research. http://www.rijo.homepage.t-online.de/pdf/EN_EU_ZE_racism.pdf. Retrieved 2009-05-13.  
  2. ^ "… skin colour plays a decisive role in an individual’s opportunities in the labour market." "Responding to racism in Sweden". European Network against Racism. p. 4. http://cms.horus.be/files/99935/MediaArchive/pdf/Sweden_EN.pdf. Retrieved 2009-05-13.  
  3. ^ "Muslims are exposed to the most racial harassment in Sweden, according to a new report from the Board of Integration" "Muslims face most racism in Sweden". The Local:Sweden's news in English. 2005-10-25. http://www.thelocal.se/article.php?ID=2363&date=20051025. Retrieved 2009-05-13.  

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