Skip to comments.Swiss activists demand asylum in Sweden
Posted on 10/26/2007 11:34:31 AM PDT by WesternCulture
Around 25 activists from the "Black Sheep" group invaded the garden of the Swedish ambassador in Berne Friday, demanding political asylum in the wake of Sunday's victory by the right-wing populist Swiss People's Party (SVP), the Swiss news agency ATS reported.
The group's name refers to a controversial campaign poster used by the SVP during the election depicting three white sheep on a Swiss flag booting out a black sheep.
The SVP which campaigns against illegal immigration, asylum abuses and demands the repatriation of foreign criminals came out of Sunday's Swiss elections the comfortable winner, with 29% of the vote.
The militant activists had an impromptu discussion with the Swedish ambassador Per Thoresson before leaving peacefully.
They explained their opposition to the SVP and their belief that opponents were being victimised, he told ATS.
But he added that he did not have power to grant political asylum, which only applies during times of war.
A tense election campaign saw riots in Switzerland as the SVP used its nationalist platform to gain the best result of any single party since 1919.
Being ridiculous is sometimes fun and in rare cases even constructive, but I doubt this behavior will further the cause of the ‘Black Sheeps’.
If they find life in Switzerland unbearable maybe they should try the Iranian embassy.
Send them to Havana, Caracas or Pyongyang.
You got that right, Send them to Havana, Caracas or Pyongyang...dump them in the daxx desert for all I care!
“Send them to Havana, Caracas or Pyongyang.”
- Not only the healthcare, but also the respect for democratic rights and the standard of living in these cities are probably of a much higher quality than their Swiss/Swedish/US counterparts. :)
The reason these ‘activists’ aren’t aware of this is probably because of the poor standard of Swiss education. If the Swiss only would allow their country to be flooded with non-western immigrants, illeteracy and poverty would be eradicated in a couple of generations (just like the Swiss themselves would be).
‘Illiteracy’ not ‘illeteracy’ it is. I went to a Swedish school and not to a Cuban one, so I guess my poor English could be pardoned.
So, are the 25 so-called "activists" illegal immigrants, asylum abusers, or foreign criminals?