It also restricts the rights of refugees to come to Sweden if they already have family living there.One particular sticking point for campaigners is a deal agreed with the Afghan government earlier this month to repatriate people from the country who claim asylum in Sweden.It said: “A few days ago one of our pupils received his deportation order. “It would be shameful to deport children and youths en masse to Afghanistan.What is a government even worth if if is incapable of protecting children in its own country and giving them hope for the future?The allegations stemmed from a 2010 trip Assange made to Stockholm, where two women claimed that in separate instances they had consensual sex with Assange that became non-consensual when he refused to wear a condom.Assange has vigorously denied the claims, and in a statement acquired by the ABC in December, told prosecutors he had been subjected to "six years of unlawful, politicised detention without charge".The EU average is 260 applications per 100,000 people.
Wenn du auf unsere Webseite klickst oder hier navigierst, stimmst du der Erfassung von Informationen durch Cookies auf und außerhalb von Facebook zu.New legislation, which came into force in July, is supposed to be in place for three years and aims to reduce the number of refugees arriving in the country from the Middle East down to more manageable levels.The country, which has a population of 10m, took in 160,000 asylum seekers last year - a ratio of 1,667 asylum applications per 100,000 people in the local population.Kabul pledged to protect its returning citizens from harassment and persecution if Stockholm covers the transport costs of their return and honours an earlier promise to give each affected family up to 70,000 kronor (£6,420).But 300 Swedish teachers wrote an open letter to the government in the newspaper saying it undermines the education of children who have already suffered terribly. He is far from alone and now risks spending years of his development at war, in refugee camps, underground, or on the run.Chief Swedish prosecutor Marianne Ny said maintaining his European arrest warrant would have required Assange to attend court in Sweden, and extraditing him to the country seems impossible in the near future."This is a total victory for Julian Assange.He is now free to leave the embassy when he wants," Per E Samuelsson, his lawyer in Sweden, told Swedish Radio."He is of course happy and relieved.Sweden was one of the first countries to give gay couples legal "partnership" rights, in the mid-1990s, and allowed them to adopt children from 2002.The new law lets homosexuals wed in either a civil or religious ceremony, though individual churches can opt out.Weitere Informationen zu unseren Cookies und dazu, wie du die Kontrolle darüber behältst, findest du hier: Cookie-Richtlinie.Thousands of people have taken to the streets in cities across Sweden to protest the country’s tough new laws on asylum seekers.