‘Swedes Will Compare This to the Holocaust’

The Local, April 20, 2015

A Swedish MEP is stepping up a pan-European cross-party campaign for “legal and safe routes to Europe” for migrants in the wake of the latest Mediterranean boat disaster. Cecilia Wikström, has told The Local that EU member states are currently doing so little to help guarantee safe passage that future generations will compare their actions to Sweden “turning a blind eye” to the Holocaust.

The MEP–who is a long-time advocate of safer passage for refugees seeking safety in Europe–made headlines on Monday after she initially told Swedish television network SVT that future generations would liken the approach of EU governments to the policy of appeasement during the Second World War.

Speaking to The Local after the broadcast, the centre-right Liberal Party politician said: “I stand by what I was saying at breakfast time. I think that my children and grandchildren are going to ask why more wasn’t done to help people running away from Isis, or violence in Eritrea or wherever, when we knew that people were dying in their thousands. People will ask the same question they did after the war, ‘if you were aware, why didn’t you do something?’. In Sweden we allowed our railroads to be used to transfer Jews to Nazi death camps.”

“There are more refugees in the world today than during and after the Second World War…The world is on fire at the moment and we need to cope with that,” she added.

“After the tragic events in Lampedusa in October 2013, heads of state stood by the coffins said it should never happen again. But there is a new Lampedusa every week and people are still willing to watch it happen.”

Because national governments are responsible for most immigration policies, elected members of the European Parliament such as Wikström are limited to lobbying EU member states on the issue.

But the politician, who sits in the conservative European People’s Party grouping in Brussels and Strasbourg, says her campaign is attracting growing support across political bloc boundaries, with fellow MEPs such as Germany’s Birgit Sippel and France’s Sylvie Guillaume, who are both part of the Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats. She hopes that her supporters can help influence national policies on the issue.

When asked about how Sweden’s Social Democrat-Green coalition government had responded to her campaign, she told The Local: “It is very controversial. I cannot speak for the government or disclose what they have said. What I can say is I really wish for them to take the lead on this and put it [legal safe passage to Europe] into action as a national policy”.

The Local has contacted the offices of Prime Minister Stefan Löfven and Foreign Minister Margot Wallström for comment.

Over the weekend Italy’s Prime Minister Matteo Renzi criticized other EU nations for not doing enough to help his country cope with the surge of migrants trying to reach his country’s shores and argued that international efforts needed to focus on returning stability to Libya, rather than on sea patrols and search-and-rescue resources.

Meanwhile Spain’s Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said Europe risked “damaging our credibility if we are not able to prevent these tragic situations which are happening every day.”

Aid and refugee organisations have also been quick to demand more cross-border cooperation on the issue.

“This disaster confirms how urgent it is to restore a robust rescue-at-sea operation and establish credible legal avenues to reach Europe. Otherwise people seeking safety will continue to perish at sea,” said António Guterres, UN High Commissioner for Refugees.

“But it also points to the need for a comprehensive European approach to address the root causes that drive so many people to this tragic end. I hope the EU will rise to the occasion, fully assuming a decisive role to prevent future such tragedies.”

EU foreign and interior ministers began emergency talks in Luxembourg at 1pm GMT, with EU Home Affairs Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos also attending as the 28 member states try to find a solution to the growing tide of humanity washing up on its southern shores.

But European politicians are deeply divided over how to tackle the issue, with many countries reluctant to change current rules, keen to retain their autonomy on immigration policies and concerned about the potential costs of helping refugees to reach safety in Europe.

The UK for example is unlikely to back any controversial policy shifts in the run up to its general election in three weeks. In Finland, which held elections over the weekend, discussions are underway which could see a nationalist populist party forming part of the country’s next coalition government.

As well as Monday’s meeting, EU president Donald Tusk has said he is considering holding a special leader’s summit on the crisis but no date has been fixed.

The latest disaster in Italy comes after a week in which two other migrant shipwrecks left an estimated 450 people dead.

Some 11,000 migrants have been rescued since the middle of last week and current trends suggest last year’s total of 170,000 landing in Italy is likely to be exceeded in 2015.

Many travel onwards to other countries including Sweden, which takes in more asylum seekers per capita than any other EU nation.

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  • John Smith

    They will, but not for the reasons he’s mentioning. Rather, it will be all the misplaced “compassion” that Swedes will refer to as the beginnings of their holocaust – an orgy of muslim rape and murder of indigenous Europeans.

    • carriewhite64

      Yes, the idea that future Swedes will blame their forebears for allowing TOO LITTLE muslim immigration is delusional. Comparing the present situation in Sweden to the Holocaust is apples to oranges in the highest degree.

  • If Cecilia Wikström was American, she’d also get to play the slavery card. Both the slavery and Holocaust cards were played last summer during the Guatemalan “Children’s” Crusade.

    • propagandaoftruth

      Swedes will one day remember the pollution of their genes as their holocaust.

      • Whitetrashgang

        You would think so, but I have my grave doubts.

        • propagandaoftruth

          Well, I guess they won’t be Swedes soon enough. I’m, about 1/4. Gut wrenching.

  • IstvanIN

    I can respect people like Mother Theresa, she went to India to help them solve their problems, she didn’t try to flood Yugoslavia with Indians. You do not help by destroying your own homeland, which this woman wants to do.

    • E_Pluribus_Pluribus

      Steve Sailer at Vdare posted the remarks of a knowledgeable commenter that reinforces your point:

      “The argument that has made Norway semi-close the border is that for the same money it costs to integrate one immigrant in Norway, you could help hundreds in the home country.”

      • Nimadan

        Excellent point! I am going to use that!

        Did you by any chance bookmark the Sailer piece?

      • bilderbuster

        Except that it is impossible to integrate people who can never assimilate.
        If anyone has any doubts all they have to do is look at America’s integration failure.

    • Mangosteen, $1000 chair

      We should help by sending tons of money and food, and doctors to perform sterilizations. Then support the ones that get sterilized until they die. Give them an incentive and ensure they don’t breed any more, problem solved! I’d be THRILLED to pay for that, heck I’d even be glad to pay 80% in taxes as long as they aren’t breeding any more!

      • DonReynolds

        There are other ways to accomplish the same thing…..cheaper too.

    • BillMiller66

      Mother Teresa did nothing of the kind. She didn’t operate hospitals, she didn’t even operate hospices. She reveled in the suffering of others because she thought that pain, suffering and sorry brought one closer to Jesus. And she was highly skilled at public relations.
      See Christopher Hitchens, The Missionary Position (April 2012).

      • bilderbuster

        Some claim that she lost her faith in God and became an Atheist years before.

      • Alden

        Remember that Hitchens is a militant missionary of the new religion of atheism. Atheism is no longer not believing in God or nor caring about the issues. It is a militant new religion that is very successful in this country in banning the very words Christmas and Easter from the public sphere.
        He has nothing but bad to say abut Mother Theresa or any Christian clergy critter.
        She was a master of public relations and was actually part of the RC campaign against abortion. Over the years I have noticed most amren commenters are very much against abortion, even for our enemies.
        Ever read Hitchens writings about White people, capitalism, America and western culture? The same things he says against Mother Theresa, all bad, nothing good.

        • bilderbuster

          Is it any surprise that the head of American Atheism who’s been putting up the most offensive billboards and ad campaigns during the Christian holidays is named David Silverman?

  • Dave West

    Shame on white people thousands of years ago to have the audacity to settle in Europe, a continent that is separated from Africa by the Mediterranean. Europe is just one big fortress of white privilege!

  • David Ashton

    This is a useful example of how The Holocaust is used or abused to promote the collapse of western democracies.

  • how about this

    “future generations will compare their actions to Sweden “turning a blind eye” to the Holocaust.”

    Yeah comparing everything to the Holocaust is real convincing and shows the creativity of the writer. For example, check out this snappy turn of phrase I am putting in my soon-to-be released autobiography detailing my very important life:

    I once asked a girl to lunch and she said no. It was like the Holocaust. Oy vey.

    • carriewhite64

      Haha. When the Holocaust or Hitler is brought up in a contemporary political argument you know it’s over and you have won. This kind of rhetoric demeans and trivializes the actual events in Germany, which is not the intention, I’m sure.

      • bilderbuster

        What “actual events in Germany”?
        Holocaust means consumed by fire. That describes the allied firebombing of Dresden but not a boatload of African “Wretched Refuse” drowning at sea.

        • carriewhite64

          What actual events in Germany? I was referring to the commonly used historical term “Holocaust.” You know, the events which included the rounding up, deportation to work camps, and executions of undesirables during WWII in Germany. I was not referring to the bombing of Dresden or the drownings. I am aware that “holocaust,” small h, means destruction by fire.

          • bilderbuster

            There are plenty of people in media, universities and government living in the US who deserve a stretch in labor camps for the harm they have caused. Our prisons are filled with undesirables who don’t deserve to live who should be executed as punishment.
            As for deportations, there are tens of millions who need to be returned to their lands.
            I do agree with you that anytime the term “Holocaust” is used it should immediately raise red flags.

        • Alden

          I always thought it was the term the Romans used for their floor heating by basement furnaces and ducts under the floor? Oh well.

  • MekongDelta69

    It never ceases to amaze me that there are so many incredibly dumb White people.

    • Speedy Steve

      They are called liberals — er, I mean progressives. What I meant to say was Gramsci communists.

    • Whitetrashgang

      Yes, and these people are so dumb they are dangerous

      • Speedy Steve

        They get this dumb by attending college.

        • walt

          Dumbest people I ever met were in college with me

    • jaye ellis

      Yes, but in these cases simply publicize the (wealthy, safe) home address of these DUMB blonde “conservative” traitors.

      The victims of Muslim rapists will sort things out.

      Most women don’t respond well to reason, this one certainly does not.

      If she is married, contact her husband, demand that he spank her and ban her from speaking in public for a few months.

      Are there any Christian pastors in Sweden that can make a foolish woman shut up?

      • Alden

        The Swedish version of Lutheranism is not exactly what Americans think of as Lutheranism. Also, it is the official state religion supported by taxes and the pastors do the bidding of the government. The clergy are as brainwashed as the rest of the Swedes. As far as I know, not one muslim rapist has been
        punished by any Swede or even denounced by victims. At least in America the feminazis are still against rape. They may cover up which races do the raping, but they will still speak out against it. Also most of the strict anti rape laws enacted since about 1975 were proposed by feminazis.
        But I remember numerous instances of feminazi Swedish professors and attorneys making statements that it is the fault of Swedish women, not the muslim rapists that rape is so prevalent in Sweden.

    • bilderbuster

      The White race has more geniuses per capita but unfortunately we also have more imbeciles too.

  • Brady

    The world is not on fire at the moment. It’s just #@!$ed up as usual. There really isn’t much to burn anyway.

  • how about this

    “Meanwhile Spain’s Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said Europe risked “damaging our credibility if we are not able to prevent these tragic situations which are happening every day.””

    On that note, I was unable to prevent that tsunami from hitting Japan a few years ago. Don’t tell anyone though; it might damage my credibility.

  • dd121

    The only “holocaust” is coming to whites.

    • Chip Carver

      That’s what they’re working on. The people that go on the loudest and most often about “tolerance” are “fighting racism” are actually the most intolerant, racist people on earth, driven by greed and genocidal fantasies. Their level of projection can be quite stunning.

      • Alden

        “We’ll have to kill maybe 25 million people.”
        Bill Ayers back when the population of the USA was only about 200 million

        • bilderbuster

          He didn’t need to add that he was referring to 25 million White people.

  • Luca

    The “world is on fire” due to insane liberal policies instituted by liberal politicians. So of course the liberals want more of the same to correct the problems they created in the first place.

  • NoMosqueHere

    If there is to be a holocaust in Sweden then it will be against the Swedes.

  • De Doc

    Pathological altruism at work again. They just can’t seem to destroy their culture fast enough.

  • Rustler

    This women is part of the center right in Sweden. Her part is the equivalent of the Republicans. They support capitalist economic policies and the American Empire.

  • DonReynolds

    Sweden remained neutral during both world wars, preferring to make money than defend freedom. Apparently, they have forgotten what is like for their country to be invaded.

    • NoMosqueHere

      If Sweden goes down the toilet, the US should invite a million or so fertile swedish women to emigrate here. That might help to reverse the stagnant white birth rate.

      • Exuberant Auditor

        Well, Minnesota has a lot of folks of Swedish descent there and it’s one of the least fertile states in the country. But worry not, because the latest influx of Somalis might just remedy that.

      • Mangosteen, $1000 chair

        They’d immediately take up with the blacks. Like Tiger Woods’ wife. One of the most beautiful women ever, and she married that hideous creature. And had children! Can you imagine being her daughter, and being monstrously ugly, with a mother like that? Same with Doutzen Kroes and Heidi Klum and their half-breeds. I truly worry for Heidi’s one white daughter, the black boys will probably molest her and the girl will probably hate her guts. So sad.

        • Quido

          Heidi is divorced and living in the US. This pic should make your day

          • KevinPhillipsBong

            Looks life a knife in her back. Just so.

          • Cid Campeador

            Heidi.
            Remember Nicole Simpson. These relationships always end up badly for the White woman.

          • Cid Campeador

            I just tossed my cookies.

          • Quido

            Cid. that was my intention

          • George Moriarty

            That picture is totally and utterly revolting.
            One could even ask if they are of the same species.

          • bilderbuster

            She belongs in a reality show about doing “life” in a labor camp along with the Kardashians.

        • Jason Lewis

          Let’s be fair. She only took up with Tiger for the money. Same thing with Heidi. Seal and Tiger without the money wouldnt score those women.

          • Mangosteen, $1000 chair

            You really think Seal had more money than Heidi? She’s a supermodel and he was a moderately popular singer in the mid-90’s. It’s still disgusting that any white woman would lower herself to do that, no matter the reason.

          • Lexonaut

            “She’s a supermodel …”

            And a successful developer and producer of hit TV shows.

          • Jason Lewis

            Good point. I really don’t know how much money she had. I never heard of her before she started with Seal.

          • Lexonaut

            Heidi Klum doesn’t need anybody’s money. Financially speaking she’s been enormously successful in her own right.

      • Cobbett

        I doubt if they’d go for stupid fat guys.

        • bilderbuster

          They’d be better off that way and any children would at least have the gift of White DNA.

          • Cobbett

            American whites are heading for minority status – how would that be better?

          • bilderbuster

            If Swedish women came here and had children with stupid fat White guys how would that not increase the White birthrate?

          • Cobbett

            Swedish women have more class.

      • Jason Lewis

        From what I’ve read Swedish women are among the biggest feminist in the world. They’re the problem.

        • Cid Campeador

          They’re also getting raped right and left by the Muslims.

          • bilderbuster

            Makes you wonder.

          • Jason Lewis

            If they’re like the aid worker in Haiti who was raped they blame the white man for it.

      • KevinPhillipsBong

        If the US had that much sense we wouldn’t be in this mess.

    • Exuberant Auditor

      The last time Sweden went to war was 201 years ago when it invaded Norway. The last time Sweden was invaded was even centuries before that. Not only most Swedes have forgotten what’s it like to be invaded, I don’t think they have any memory of it. This might explain a lot in terms of their xenophilic penchants.

    • JSS

      Yeah the defending freedom thing turned out great for Europe. Rotherham, Oxford, Malmo,etc. In Germany it’s legal to have sex with farm animals but illegal to question certain historical narratives. Muslims are stopping traffic during prayer time in Paris and one in 3 Swedish are projected to be raped in their lifetimes. Hurray for freedom.

      • DonReynolds

        I see you confuse freedom with liberalism.
        But think of this too…..in the USA in recent decades, laws have been passed to criminalize all kinds of behaviors, some of which were considered normal in my lifetime.
        Liberalism is the opposite of freedom.
        Rule of Law?
        Republic?

        • JSS

          I was making the observation that the outcome of the world wars was no victory for freedom. You implied Swedens neutrality was somehow wrong and that they should have joined the allies. Modern Europe is the logical outcome of the allied victory.

          • DonReynolds

            The fog of war, even in retrospect, is still foggy and unclear. I have a keen interest in the confusion, always present during wars.
            The Finns never joined the Allies and they even provided SS volunteers to the German Army. Were they fighting for freedom? Most certainly.
            The Swedes were neutral during both world wars and profited by it. So was Switzerland and so was Spain. Fortunately, they did not have to fight for their freedom, since they were never invaded by anyone (during the two world wars).
            Modern Europe is in limbo between fascism and communism. Here in the USA we know it as Leftist, Liberal, politically correct….The limbo will not last forever since it is unsupported by the public and is unsustainable.

      • Lexonaut

        “In Germany it’s legal to have sex with farm animals …”

        I was wondering how “lipstick on a pig” had crept into the vernacular.

      • bilderbuster

        “Freedom AND Democracy!”

    • Cobbett

      So, fighting a war and being invaded is smarter than minding your own business.

      • bilderbuster

        Staying neutral and a German victory would have been far better for Sweden.

        • Cobbett

          Would have been better for most of Europe.

      • DonReynolds

        Defending freedom is a constant effort because there are so many who do not want other people to be free.
        Invasions and wars happen because both sides believe they will win, else they would never occur.
        Should people stay out of wars (unless they are actually invaded)?
        That would be a political decision.
        My politics would say we should not involve ourselves in wars that do not concern us……particularly civil wars in foreign countries. They can sort it out all by themselves, without our involvement. Let them kill each other off. Not our problem.

  • jaye ellis

    ……. Dumb blondes

  • TruthBeTold

    Suicide.

  • Exuberant Auditor

    “I think that my children and grandchildren are going to ask why more
    wasn’t done to help people running away from Isis, or violence in
    Eritrea or wherever, when we knew that people were dying in their
    thousands.”

    No, what your grandchildren are going to ask is, “Why are there so many ngrs in my historically Nordic white country?”

    • George Moriarty

      If this woman had any brains she would be saying why can’t EU & UN Armed Forces go over and sort out all of these tin-pot hell holes and make then safe places to live in.
      Perhaps she could also donate a lot of money to Lutheran missions who do try and provide humanitarian aid such as orphanages and medical clinics in these countries.

      • bilderbuster

        The same criminals who are relocating Somalis in the US?

        • George Moriarty

          I certainly do not advocate any relocations of Somalis to the US or Europe. If they want to help these people in their own country like build orphanages and clinics, that’s OK with me. (But I believe many aid workers see how futile this is and they take the easy way out and relocate the kids to the first world)

  • KevinPhillipsBong

    Future generations of Swedes will not view this as they do the Holocaust because future generations of Swedes won’t give two whits for the Holo. They’ll either be Righties or they’ll be Muzzies. White liberals won’t exist in the future. They’ll tell you so much themselves though not in so many words.

  • Mangosteen, $1000 chair

    Why should Sweden, or any Western nation, be expected to be responsible for the actions of foreigners? Why aren’t their countries being held responsible? Sorry, but I don’t think anyone really cares about these invading foreigners. I’d bet most Europeans breathe a sigh of relief when they hear about the boats sinking and no survivors, because it means a few less parasites and criminals in their nations.

  • IKUredux

    The only way to “tackle the issue” is to prevent migration by these colored invading hordes for one hundred thousand years. Maybe, just maybe, they will have caught up with us. Oh wait, in one hundred thousand years, we will be light years from these God forsaken inferior races.

  • listenupbub

    The “wrong side of history” argument. Typical liberal fear-mongering and emotional demoralization.

  • LHathaway

    “Cecilia Wikström, has told The Local that EU member states are currently doing so little to help guarantee safe passage that future generations will compare their actions to Sweden “turning a blind eye” to the Holocaust”.

    I’m not turning a blind eye. This idea could not be more an inversion of the truth. At the current pace of ‘tolerance’ and ‘enrichment’ Swedes will be lucky if they can even hold onto Saab in the land, ‘that was their ancestors’ – not to mention being the one’s who happened to have built Saab.

  • falskog

    I think that my children and grandchildren are going to ask why more wasn’t done to help people running away from Isis, or violence in Eritrea or wherever, when we knew that people were dying in their thousands.

    Your children and grandchildren will not be asking any questions, because they will not even be there. Even if so they will be a very small and starving minority in a muslim country.

  • Mahound

    The real holocaust is the genocide of Europeans and their homelands “social justice” megalomaniacs such as this woman.

  • Ella

    Sweden is welcomed to take our 850 thousand illegals annually if they believe that they can save the world from overpopulation disaster and its misery. We can donate the Queen Mary 3 to transport our illegals over for an introduction of mass immigration.

  • Light from the East

    The problem we see today in Middle East and Africa is the direct result of not controlling population to the natural optimal number and not being able to reflect the downside of their religion. When there is a surplus of people, some people inevitably have to die. When there is a cult to rationalize the wrong doings, conflicts and wars are expected. Western countries have no obligations to care about what happens in Middle East and Africa, but have the absolute right to protect their lands from such disasters. The earth is too crowded now, there is no room for more South Asians, Middle Easterners, and Africans to be born in the future. The optimal population on Earth is 1 to 3 billion people for everlasting development. If there is a supreme being to maintain the sustainability of Earth, he does not help those refugees since they are the products of not fulfilling the obligation with Mother Nature – excessive fertility. Instead he chooses to maintain the balance – reducing the number of them.

    Here I quote the original meaning of “Aryan” from Sanskrit, which is “noble”. When you learn to use the higher perspective to observe the whole picture, you will never make the mistake like this Swedish politician, and that leads you to the truth.

  • JohnnySmoggins

    Tens of millions have been murdered because of their race, religion, politics or nationality; Russians, Ukrainians, Chinese, Jews, Cambodians and Rwandans to name just a few. Why is it that what happened to the Jews is called THE holocaust and not A holocaust? Not to lessen what happened to them in Europe during WW 2, but their lives are no more precious than those of anyone else.

    • 李冠毅

      “their lives are no more precious than those of anyone else.”

      Disagree. The average Ashkenazi Jew, with their IQ of 112-115, is arguably worth more than the average person of any other race.

  • Paleoconn

    Hey Cecilia, how about Abdul and Mohammed and Ahmed and the gang shack up with you in your house? Tell us how that works out. There was once a notion that the slightest social miscue can be called rape in Sweden. Well, let us know if your house guests’ worst offense is to not put a coaster under their glass.

  • Alden

    Europe is not a democracy nor is it a republic it is nothing but a dictatorship where the rules from Brussels run everything and the individual countries elected officials are part of the problem. Because of the money and socialism’s benefits, Europeans accept it all and just go along. There is also the YKW factor that is bent on destroying White Europeans in the next couple of centuries.

  • Alden

    Many people who are students of the communist take over of the western world believe that there was a very quiet communist take over of Sweden before and especially during WW2. Looking at What Sweden had DONE, not what Sweden SAYS it is pretty obvious that Sweden has been a sleeper agent for most of the last 100 years.

    • guest

      Re ref. to April 09 comments under “Rwanda” posting: Rick Heber was heavily involved with the U. of Gothenburg apparently from early on in the 60’s. No one seems to know much about details. Mary Slater, who died with him in the Dec. 1987 plane wreck in Rwanda, had been traveling extensively to Sweden from about 1985 from her Texas academic setting. “Take over”?
      I don’t know about that issue. But there sure seems to be a lot of darkness and mystery around it all. Why??

  • UncleSham

    Swedes are a real-life parody of self-hating White Liberals. Every time I read an article about Sweden, I can hardly believe they are a real country.

    • Lexonaut

      “Swedes are a real-life parody of self-hating White Liberals.”

      It’s not a parody, they’re the real thing. And they’ve been making trouble here in the USA since the 1880s as the Wobblies — the International Workers of the World.

  • As a Celtic-Amerind, I suppose I at least have the option of walking back to Siberia, provided scalpings don’t work out.

  • David Ashton

    I used the term “western democracies” as a quickly convenient geographical and cultural identifier. I agree with most of what you say, and have so expressed myself on occasions here and elsewhere.

  • TrueNorthFree

    This may be a bit off topic but there is an excellent online radio show called “Red Ice Radio”. The commentator of the show is Swedish and his wife is American. I was introduced to Jared Taylor and other race commentators on Red Ice radio.

  • nordicman

    The only people who are facing a REAL holocaust, a genocide is the white race. I am sick of these traitors we have in power. I want them to face the same fate that Cesscaue did in Romanaia when the people revolted against his communist rule.

  • brazos

    Just think, these are the descendants of vikings,how can we as whites sink this low?