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Sweden presents plan to combat extremism
by Rebecca Martin
The day before a massive right wing demonstration is set to take place in Sweden and two days before the anniversary of the Stockholm suicide bombing, the Swedish government on Friday presented their new plan to combat extremism.
"It is very important that we take this problem seriously. Every individual who ends up in violent extremism is one too many," minster for democracy, Birgitta Ohlsson told news agency TT after a press conference on Friday.
Between 2012 and 2014 the government is aiming to spend 62 million kronor ($9.2 million) in combating extremism, concentrating on increasing the knowledge of what types of extremism tends to lead to violence.
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