Excerpt:

A leading Sweden Democrat has been forced to resign following revelations that she had posted xenophobic and insulting messages on various far-right websites.

"For us it's primarily a question that representatives must never represent extremism regardless of platform," Sweden Democrat spokesperson Martin Kinnunen said on Tuesday.

Marie Stensby represented the Sweden Democrats in Jämtland in northern Sweden and was voted in as an alternate member of executive board at the recent party conference; until Tuesday's revelation in the Expressen daily she had furthermore intended to stand for election to Sweden's Riksdag in 2014.


Read the complete original version of this item...