ODVV’s recommendations to the Swedish government

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Publish Date : 07/10/2019 15:22
ODVV’s recommendations to the Swedish government in the 3rd round of the UPR of the human rights situation, combating Islamophobia, cutting military cooperation with Abu Dhabi and Riyadh


Through the use of NGOs reports, the ODVV submitted recommendations to the Swedish government in its 3rd UPR on the human rights situation of the country. These recommendations were in two general subjects of necessity to combat Islamophobia and call for stopping arms sales to the Saudi-led coalition.
Some of the important recommendations in the framework of the two aforementioned subjects were as follows:
- Recognition of Islamophobia is of significant importance. The Swedish parliament must prepare a resolution on combatting Islamophobia.
- The Swedish government must implement national programmes against racism and impose sanctions on companies and governmental departments that violate the Discrimination and Racism Act.
- The ODVV calls on the Swedish government to stop all military cooperations with Riyadh and Abu Dhabi.