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An independent analysis into the demographics of sexual assault & rape in Sweden between 2012-2017 has yielded some shocking results.

Notably, men of non-European origin commit 84% of 'serious' rapes despite only making up around 10% of the population

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The chart below shows that Africans are most likely commit rape, whereas Middle Eastern/North Africans are more likely to commit aggravated rape.

Alarmingly, an Algerian is 122x more likely to commit aggravated rape than a Swede and an Afghan is 69x more likely. Image
When aggregated, we see Angolans are 15x more likely to commit rape or aggravated rape than a Swede.

Of the 25 nationalities that rated highest, only one (Belarus) was from a European country. Image
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Welcome to a new week and the daily thread for Monday on #Russia's illegal war in #Ukraine

Day 173

A manic end to yesterday - I'll recap a little, but if you want to scroll through, here's the link:

Firstly, you guys got me to 20,000 followers, so thank you all so much💙💛

Honest reporting, fact-checked as much as humanly possible, but I still know right from wrong.

This week I have a lot of commentary work, but will try to be as quick as ever with updates throughout.
News breaking right now is another night-time attack on #Kharkiv

There have been multiple explosions in the city so far and more rockets on the way according to tracking.

The missiles have landed near the centre according to early reports

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Finnish and Estonian missiles will create a NATO barrier for the Russian Federation in the Gulf of Finland - Estonian Defense Minister
Details: Minister Hanno Pevkur said that a new defense plan for #Estonia and the entire Baltic region will be presented next year, taking into account the entry into the Alliance of #Finland and #Sweden and the creation of a common missile defense system. In addition, /2
another @NATO division will be created in Estonia and negotiations are underway with the United States about the permanent deployment of F-35 fighters, Iltalehti reports.
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I hope you get the chance for a peaceful and relaxing Sunday. That's something many thousands in #Ukraine haven't had for almost 6 months.

It's Day 172 of #Russia's invasion and here's the daily thread with all the news and analysis you need, updated throughout the day⬇️
Quite a bit of late action on yesterday's thread. You can scroll through yesterday's thread here if you need a catch up:

#StandWithUkraine #StopRussia

Potentially good news from @amnesty

The organisation's pledged to have its' "#Ukraine report" examined by independent experts.

Amnesty International says it "wants to understand what exactly went wrong" according to Deutsche Welle.

Appointing @AgnesCallamard perhaps?
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Thread: 13 August 2022: Day 171 of #Russia's invasion of #Ukraine
Latest @DefenceHQ update: The "two primary road bridges" to #Russian-occupied Kherson, west of the Dnipro, are "probably out of use" for "substantial military resupply" due to #Ukraine strikes. Even if repaired, remain vulnerable. Russians relying on pontoon ferry crossing points
#Sweden considering ramping up domestic weapons production to assist #Ukraine.
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Some thoughts about the #Turkey membership in #NATO, its relationship with The West and the prospect of how it might going forwards.
Especially considering the problems with The West over #Russia, #Finland and #Sweden.
With #Erdogan in power, it is similar to #Russia's #Putin and his #Russia. #Turkiye got a leader that is only seeking the best results for his people. At the beginning the best development of Turkiye might have been a close relationship with The West. Yes.
But the circumstances changed.
The first very heavy and deep blow in the relationship was the coup, that took place against #Erdogan, that was staged by #NATO. Erdoğan was saved by #Russia|n information, that he got several hours in advance. It was the first and major trigger
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🧵 Allow me to introduce you to:

• Munir Nooraldin - 20 years
• Fouad Saleh - 22 years
• Mikael Chamoun - 23 years
• Amir Jabbari - 21 years
• Maile - 17 years

And you can tell me if Sweden is okay.
In 2017, a Swedish man was attacked and shot at a car park in Sundbyberg:

> Victim managed to flee to his car, speeding towards a hospital to save his life.
> The five men chase and derail the car, and execute him.
> Witness saw what happened and IDs the suspects in a hearing.
> The witness asks that his name is withheld for safety.
> 6 weeks later, the gang of five found out he testified against them and break into his apartment.
> Witness’s wife is home alone while the witness is out with the dog.
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I am very glad our elected representatives made the right and sensible call here.

Such bipartisan support for such a crucial issue in global security!
#Finland #Sweden #NATO
The lone dissenting voice was Missouri Senator Josh Hawley.…
I appreciate Senate Majority Leader Chuck Shumer and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell working together to make sure this was as close to unanimous as possible.

"This is a slam dunk for national security that deserves unanimous bipartisan support." -- Sen. McConnell
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Thread: 3 August 2022: Day 161 of #Russia's invasion of #Ukraine
Latest @DefenceHQ update: #Ukraine likely disabled the rail link between #Russian-occupied Kherson and Crimea; the Russians can repair it, but will remain vulnerable. Russia has begun using civilian ferries to cross the Dnipro after the destruction of the Antonovsky Bridge. Image
Instructive: #Germany’s former chancellor, Gerhard Schroder, goes to Moscow and meets #Russia's ruler Vladimir Putin, comes back insisting on the need for "peace", i.e. a ceasefire that freezes Russian gains in place and gives the Russian Army a break.
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Thread: 24 July 2022: Day 151 of #Russia's invasion of #Ukraine
Latest @DefenceHQ update:

- #Russia is launching ongoing "small-scale" offensive operations in the Donbas, "focused on the Bakhmut axis", but it is "making minimal progress".

- Bizarre framing that Lavrov "expanded the scope" of Russia's attack on #Ukraine; nothing has changed
Good thread on #Ukraine's President Zelensky's visits to troops at the front, an important military-civilian trust-building exercise in themselves, a morale boost to troops, a way of gaining international attention, and of providing a contrast with Putin.
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This is the start of the daily thread for Day 151 of the Russian full scale invasion of #Ukraine.

Two big talking points yesterday concerning #Odesa and #Donetsk and the arguments continue.

News & analysis throughout the day.
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I have to start with news of yet more missiles landing in #Mykolaiv this morning.

Two separate attacks yesterday destroying universities and homes in #Nikolaev, and two people were injured.

Now a fresh Russian raid with 5 powerful explosions reported.


Mayor of #Mykolaiv Oleksandr Sienkovych has not released further details yet about this morning's damage or any casualties. Rescue services are on site.

CCTV caught the moment of impact.

#Nikolaev #Ukraine #SaveUkraine #StopRussia
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🇸🇪#Sweden: Migrant Backgrounds Vastly Overrepresented In Crime, says Report.

Report highlighted the following points:

• 2nd-generation migrants commit crimes 5x as often as native Swedes.
• 1st-generation migrants are nearly 3x to commit crimes compared to native Swedes.
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Thread: 19 July 2022: Day 146 of #Russia's invasion of #Ukraine
Latest @DefenceHQ update: #Russia has struggled for manpower since the outset and the "problem is likely becoming increasingly acute". The Russians are stretched between offensive operations in the Donbas and trying to defend against a #Ukraine counter-offensive in Kherson. Image
#Hungary overtly celebrating keeping #Russia's Gazprombank off the #EU sanctions list
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Thread: 18 July 2022: Day 145 of #Russia's invasion of #Ukraine
Latest @DefenceHQ update: #Russia has been using troops flagged as "Wagner" in the recent fighting in Popasna and Lysyschansk to hold down the official casualty figures. To make up manpower, recruitment standards have been lowered, including recruiting criminals from prisons.
#Saudi purchases of #Russia's energy products has increased
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Russian President #Putin plans to visit #Iran next week. Relations with Iran have always been difficult for #Russia under the leadership of Putin, but in the absence of real "friends" in the international arena, one can try to brag about friendship with Iran.
Bragging is, of course, to #Russian people. #Putin plans to hold talks not only with #Iranian President Raisi but also with #Turkish President #Erdogan. The declared agenda is the #Syrian question, but in reality, Putin is going to discuss a much wider range of issues.
It is important for #Putin to convince the #Iranian leadership not to agree to #USA terms on the "nuclear deal" and to use his influence on the Iranian leadership on this issue as a lever of pressure, or rather, a bargaining chip in negotiations with the USA.
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Thread: 5 July 2022: Day 132 of #Russia's invasion of #Ukraine
Latest @DefenceHQ update: #Russia's capture of Luhansk Oblast "allow[s] it to claim substantive progress" and for once there was evidence of "reasonably effective coordination" between two Groupings of Forces (Central and Southern). #Ukraine withdrew in "good order". Image
#Pakistan's former Prime Minister Imran Khan has doubts it was a good idea to be stood next to #Putin as he launched his war to eradicate #Ukraine, though Khan isn't sure it is really his fault.
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This girl was head of the hisbah in raqqa, her brother is in jail for life but not her even after she clearly said she been in syria and dont regret anything. Believe me she did it all from marrying several isis fighters that all died she had kids she had slaves yet she free.. ImageImage
Now she goes by arabian witch on tiktok and people seem to not have a clue who UMFidah is which was her name in syria. Her brother is daesh she is daesh her cousin was daesh yet this scum out here smoking weed calling her self a witch and proudly says she dont regret anything
This shows how the current government @socialdemokrat handles these things, terrorist walking among us shaking hands with dictators and putting the lifes of ordinary swedes in danger,people have no idea how many jihadis have been brought back and not put in jail. #sweden
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Thread: 4 July 2022: Day 131 of #Russia's invasion of #Ukraine
Latest @DefenceHQ update:

- #Russia has taken Lysychansk. #Ukraine managed to withdraw without being encircled. The Russians now have the Luhansk Oblast, likely their focus will now turn to Donetsk.

- The Russian war has Ukraine's agricultural exports down to about one-third.
In his speech last night, #Ukraine's President Zelensky mentioned: "Since the beginning of Russia's full-scale invasion in Ukraine, 89 athletes and coaches have been killed in Ukraine. Another 13 have been captured by Russia."…
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#Denmark: there has been a shooting at the Field's shopping centre in Copenhagen. Situation is ongoing. Not much more is known than that there have been shots fired and people hit. Chaos currently overtaking the area as everyone flees.…
There are "several" people dead after the shooting in #Denmark at the shopping centre in Copenhagen. The attacker, a 22-year-old Danish citizen, has been arrested. - @AFP
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In a not surprising turn, the government has commissioned the Swedish Migration Agency to increase the number of deportations by 50 percent & to plan a "return detention center" for illegal immigrants who have had their asylum applications rejected.
This move comes after conservative and centrist politicians called for deportation.

One conservative politician said citizenship should be revoked for thousands of migrants.
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Thread: 1 July 2022: Day 128 of #Russia's invasion of #Ukraine
#Russia bombed a block of flats in Odesa overnight, killing at least ten civilians
Great move from #Canada. The worries about depleting Western weapons stockpiles are largely misplaced: what is happening in #Ukraine - defending Europe from #Russia - is what these weapons were acquired for in the first place.
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Et voilà! #Finland and #Sweden's price to join @Nato

It took less than expected. #Turkey managed in its Bazar negotiation and the #US approved today the selling of Jet fighters to Ankara and to modernise the Turkish Air Force. +

There r 40 US F-16V fighter jets (the latest version of the F-16 Fighting Falcon Family), upgrade kits spare parts for the #US F-16s jets (that make up the Turkish AF fleet), and the “Patriot” defence system- that #Turkey needs. +
The #US stopped exporting what Turkey required due to the sanctions following its procurement of the Russian S-400 air defence system. Moreover, Turkey was removed from the 5th-generation fighter aircraft F-35 Lightning II development project, for which Turkey paid $1.4 billion.+
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Thread: 30 June 2022: Day 127 of #Russia's invasion of #Ukraine
#New_Zealand under Jacinda Ardern has not covered itself in glory over #Ukraine. The culmination of a lot of long-running trends.
U.S. Treasury Sanctions Nearly 100 Targets in Putin’s War Machine, Prohibits Russian Gold Imports…
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Happening now: Most destabilizing factor in the world today - "There are so many" @ODNIgov Dir Avril Haines tells @SilveradoPolicy @Google Leadership & Service Forum
NEW: "The mismatch between what we perceive to be #Putin's even near-term military objectives & the fact that his military can't actually achieve them is a destabilizing factor" per @ODNIgov Dir Avril Haines "It has raised the potential for escalation"

Another destabilizing factor - "The way in which disruptive technologies are emerging in many respects, the kind of convergence of so many fields of science" per @ODNIgov’s Haines
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