Sweden: How will far right’s rise impact election?

The Scandinavian country has long had a reputation for welcoming refugees and asylum seekers, But now the anti-immigrant parties’ rise is shifting the political landscape.

    Sweden has long had a reputation for welcoming refugees and asylum seekers.

    But now the far right's rise is shifting the political landscape and could have a major impact on the country’s future as Swedes head to the polls on Sunday to elect a new government.

     

    Al Jazeera’s Jonah Hull reports from Stockholm.


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