Attack on Migration Minister at Refugee Home

The Local, March 23, 2015

Sweden’s Minister for Justice and Migration, Morgan Johansson has been attacked with a fire extinguisher after visiting a housing project for refugees in southern Sweden, but is not thought to have been injured.

Morgan Johansson was leaving the building when a man grabbed a fire extinguisher and sprayed foam over the minister, according to reports in regional newspaper Kristianstadsbladet.

According to the paper, the Social Democrat politician barely had time to react before a guard from Sweden’s Security Service (Säpo) pulled the man to the ground.

The minister had spent the day visiting various locations around Kristianstad, a city in Skåne in southern Sweden.

The refugee accommodation he was attacked at is on the former site of Broby Hospital, a healthcare centre which closed down several years ago.

Earlier on Monday the Swedish Migration Board announced it was tripling the maximum number of residents allowed at asylum centres from 200 to 650, to cope with rising demand.

Sweden became the first European country in 2013 to grant automatic residency to Syrian refugees and has since seen asylum requests rise to record levels, which are still expected to reach about 90,000 in 2015.

Previously no more than 200 asylum seekers were permitted to stay in one centre. But under the new rules, the Migration Board can sign a basic contract for 350 places, including two supplementary agreements of 150 places each after the first ones have been filled.

According to the Swedish Migration Board’s latest prognosis, 15,000 more asylum places will need to be created in the coming year.

Last week a survey by pollsters Ipsos commissioned by Swedish newspaper Dagens Nyheter suggested that more than 60 percent of Swedes believe that immigration is good for the country, but just ten percent agree that integration efforts are working well.

Morgan Johansson told local news network P4 Kristianstad that he had been “taken by surprise”, but added that he had not been injured.

“But you shouldn’t treat these things too lightly either. You can’t just say ‘move on’, because of course it’s serious,” he said.

The attack on the politician took place as Sweden’s Prime Minister Stefan Löfven reiterated his commitment to helping refugees, but called on other EU nations to share the burden.

“We need to provide security for the refugees who risk facing death just a few mile off the coast of Europe, and get more of the EU member states to take responsibility for refugee protection,” he said in a speech at a school in Gothenburg.

“Germany and Sweden take the greatest responsibility. More countries need to help take care of refugees,” he added.

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  • superlloyd

    That’s the gratitude for you, you self hating liberal idiot.

  • Oil Can Harry

    When pets attack their liberal owners…

    • Jason Lewis

      Morgan Johansson “but I’m one of the good whites”

      • Orca Winfrey wants them all dead. Never mind that when she was raped as a young girl, it was by another black cretin.

  • Chip Carver

    Most disappointing is the fact that it was only foam.

    Then we can turn it around and imagine the coverage if a White had sprayed a non-white “official” in such harmless fashion.

  • Truthseeker

    There should be a policy that any refugee who shows hostility toward his refuge providers immediately gets shipped back where he came from. If you think so little of the hospitality shown to you, you can fend for yourself.

    • Donald

      Friggin’ ingrates.

    • SentryattheGate

      Wasn’t it in Sweden, a few months ago, that some ungrateful, picky refugees refused to live in some housing given to them? NOT GOOD ENOUGH, THEY HAD DECLARED.

      • Charles Martel

        Even when they come from mud huts, nothing but the best from the taxpayers will do.

  • libertarian1234

    “……more than 60 percent of Swedes believe that immigration is good for the country, ”

    Does anybody here believe that natives of a country think that unchecked third world immigration is “good for the country?”

    My first question is, “How is it “good” for the country?” And were the people polled ever asked how they think it is good for the country? If so, what were the answers?

    That’s so bizarre it’s hard to believe. Only a blithering idiot would think that importing jihadists whose religion teaches them to take over the entire globe is a good idea.

    • HE2

      Did the pollsters ask the Swedish rape victims how they view immigration of the dusky hordes?
      No? Did not think so.

    • archer

      Probably some official disinformation, the rape of Swedish woman is off the charts, I can’t believe they really feel that way.

  • Kronolog

    A shame that he didn’t use a flame thrower.

  • LIBERTYSINCURSION

    Gratitude, refugee style!

    • John Smith

      When you show no backbone, you only breed contempt and the muslims especially respond only to strength.

  • eonic

    Methinks the fire extinguishers should be removed and in the event of fire occurring there the firefighters should be stood down. Burn baby, burn !

  • This has me wondering whether I could recharge a fire extinguisher with lithium diisopropyl amide.

    • John Smith

      Because it’s pyrophoric and a strong base?

  • John Smith

    Should’ve killed that traitorous POS instead – that might get the politicians to pay attention. One can certainly see that propaganda works, considering how many Swedes still believe immigration is good for their country. One wonders if this is a misrepresentation of their opinions on inter-European immigration rather than extra-European – pollsters can make almost anything appear to favor their chosen viewpoint by subtle wording changes to the questions.

  • archer

    What fools, instead of sending them home, they will bend over backwards to stuff more of them in shelters.

  • It gets ever harder to keep caring about such a lunatic nation. Britain is just as bad. There has not been an “increase in demand” for housing, there has been an increase in liberalism and a widening of the door to the dispossession of Swedes from Sweden. “We must provide security for refugees etc…..” they say… No. You really don’t.

  • Sun

    “Sweden’s Minister for Justice and Migration, Morgan Johansson has been attacked with a fire extinguisher after visiting a housing project for refugees in southern Sweden, but is not thought to have been injured.”

    Pity.