Abortion Opponents Compared to Jihadists

Country: Sweden

Date of incident: February 9, 2015

Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance

Attack against: Faith / Morals

Area of case: Political



Mona Sahlin, the national coordinator against violent extremism at the Swedish Ministry of Justice, stated during a panel discussion on religion and democracy that Ellinor Grimmark, a Christian midwife who refuses to participate in abortion, was an "extreme religious practitioner who is fighting in a similar way as do the people fighting for the Islamic state.”


Sources: Världen Idag and Citizen Go