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Release all Iraqi refugees from detention centers in Sweden!

Release all Iraqi refugees from detention centers in Sweden!

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Tobias Billström, Minister for Migration and Asylum Policy and Maria Ferm, responsible for migration policy for green party in Sweden
The Iraqi parliament has now decided to not accept forced deportations from Europe to Iraq. Despite the plea form Iraq, Sweden ignores the agreements of return previously signed, which states that no expulsions may take place by force. This notwithstanding the criticism from the UN, Amnesty International and the EU.

Since 2009, Sweden has, as one of few European countries, forcibly deported around 1690 Iraqis. Within the recent months, white buses with covered registration plates and company logos have been used for the mass deportations of Iraqis. Unfortunately, the media hasn’t covered what has happened during a forced deportation. The only documentations existing of the mass deportations are taken by the activists who have been on site to witness and protest.

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- immediately release the refugees imprisoned in the Migration Board’s detention centers.
- demand a new trial for the Iraqi asylum seekers so that they can obtain a residence permit.