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Sweden: Far-right pirates go refugee-hunting on the strait of Oresund02:31

Sweden: Far-right pirates go refugee-hunting on the strait of Oresund

Sweden, Strait of Oresund
April 16, 2016 at 19:12 GMT +00:00 · Published

A far-right, anti-immigrant vigilante group that patrols the strait of Oresund for refugees trying to enter Sweden by boat, set off on one of their refugee-hunting missions, Saturday, in order to try and counter illegal immigration.

The group, who go by the name of 'National Future,' claim that the coastal border guards are not doing their job properly and have volunteered to monitor the five kilometres (3.1 miles) stretch of water between Denmark and Sweden.

Commenting on the patrol, the group’s leader Dennis Ljung said "If we find any smugglers and refugees, we will connect them to the coast guards" adding that "if they don’t turn around we will call the coast guards in Sweden.” He went on to say that the "Swedish people and the people from Norway cannot be together with the Islamic people, it’s not going to work." In an attempt to justify himself and the group’s activities, Ljung went on to add that there are "many cases now in Sweden that it's high numbers of violence behaviour from the Islamic."

According to government figures, Sweden has received a record 163,000 applications for asylum in 2015 and is expecting a further 100,000 for 2016.

Sweden: Far-right pirates go refugee-hunting on the strait of Oresund02:31
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A far-right, anti-immigrant vigilante group that patrols the strait of Oresund for refugees trying to enter Sweden by boat, set off on one of their refugee-hunting missions, Saturday, in order to try and counter illegal immigration.

The group, who go by the name of 'National Future,' claim that the coastal border guards are not doing their job properly and have volunteered to monitor the five kilometres (3.1 miles) stretch of water between Denmark and Sweden.

Commenting on the patrol, the group’s leader Dennis Ljung said "If we find any smugglers and refugees, we will connect them to the coast guards" adding that "if they don’t turn around we will call the coast guards in Sweden.” He went on to say that the "Swedish people and the people from Norway cannot be together with the Islamic people, it’s not going to work." In an attempt to justify himself and the group’s activities, Ljung went on to add that there are "many cases now in Sweden that it's high numbers of violence behaviour from the Islamic."

According to government figures, Sweden has received a record 163,000 applications for asylum in 2015 and is expecting a further 100,000 for 2016.

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