Åkesson paints a dark picture of Sweden and criticizes multiculturalism in his digital Almedal speech

Jimmie Åkesson gives his party leadership speech during the digital Almedalen week 2021

Of: Nelika Karimi

Insecurity in Sweden is our most serious problem, says the Sweden Democrats' party leader Jimmie Åkesson during Almedalen's fourth party leadership speech. This speech also omits global development issues and international cooperation during Almedalen Week 2021.

July 6, 2021, News

Dark image of Sweden in crisis - nothing about Sweden in the world

Sweden must be given priority, the Sweden Democrats' party leader Jimmie Åkesson in his Almedal speech. The picture is from 2017. Photo: News Oresund (CC BY 2.0)

Of: Alice Agneus, Marika Ploman and Sofia Brännström

When Jimmie Åkesson talks about external issues, it is about migration. How Sweden should act in the world or in collaboration with other states is not mentioned in his Almedal speech. Sweden must be prioritized and "hold together" - among other things through a tough criminal policy.

July 8, 2019, Analysis

To enter a people's home, but with which people and in which home?

Jimmy Åkesson

Of: Lovisa Novak, Karin Klerby and Karl Follin

To a number of disposable flags with the Sweden Democrats' logo, Jimmie Åkesson entered the stage on Saturday night to hold Almedalen Week's penultimate party leadership speech. There was a speech that largely ignored Sweden's role in the world, except when it came to the refugee reception, or rather; the limitation of it.

July 8, 2018, Almedalen - current, Chronicle

Assistance with a focus on the most vulnerable

Photo: Johan Wessman, News Øresund, flikr

Of: Julia Kronlid

The Sweden Democrats want to see aid with a clear focus on poverty reduction and that the best interests of the children should be at the center. In addition to general humanitarian aid, we want to invest SEK 10 billion of the aid budget in refugee aid in the immediate area of ​​various crises. It writes Member of Parliament Julia Kronlid.

June 28, 2018, Debate