2013 July

Prosecuted for hate speech

Michael Hess, vice president of SD in Karlskrona Municipality, wrote that rape is "deeply ingrained" in Islamic culture. The Sweden Democrats agreed.

2012 September

Petition against mosque

The Sweden Democrats in Östersund tried to stop a mosque due to Muslims' alleged views on, for example, stoning and child marriage.

2012 July

  • Richard Jomshof, Sverigedemokraterna

Anti-Muslim conspiracy theories

Shortly before the trial against Anders Behring Breivik the MP Richard Jomshof portrayed Islam as a threat, far worse than Nazism.

2011 July

  • Linus Bylund och Kenth Ekeroth (SD)

Anti Muslim terrorist attack was blamed on Muslims

Shortly after Anders Behring Brevik’s terrorist attacks in Norway leading Sweden Democrats blamed Muslims. The deed turned out to be an islamophobic act of terror.

2011 February

Juror and Sweden Democrat kept his seat despite anti-Semitism

The Sweden Democrat and Juror of a District Court sent anti-Semitic emails. The Sweden Democrats later decided it was okay for him to remain in the party.

2010 October

Provoked by talk of human equality

When the Bishop spoke about equality and human rights at the opening of the Swedish Parliament, the Sweden Democrats chose to leave the cathedral.

2010 September

Sweden Democrat candidates with links to white power

Among all of The Sweden Democrat candidates in the 2010 election 45 could be linked to white power groups.

2009 October

  • Kent Ekeroth i Riksdagen

Conspiracy theories about Muslims

During 2009 the Sweden Democrats made its mark as an islamophobic organization, claiming that Muslims in Europe was the worst threat ever.

2009 March

Nazi singsong with prominent Sweden Democrats

Swedens public service radio investigated what the Sweden Democrats said behind closed doors. The reporter was confronted with Nazi songs and racist jokes.

2008 April

  • Sverigedemokraterna Carina Herrstedt och Thoralf Alfsson

Prospective Sweden Democrat MPs convicted of libel

Two prospective MPs were convicted for accusing a political activist of participating in an attack against the Sweden Democrats.

2008 January

Financial support for Nazis

Several representatives from the Sweden Democrats had supported militant Nazi groups in the past two years, Expo and the newspaper Expressen revealed.