Pakistani Christians living in Europe and the United Kingdom gathered in front of Palais Wilson, the office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights in Geneva, and demanded justice and equal rights for the minorities in Pakistan.
A Church of Sweden representative admitted that graffiti sprayed on a local church that included words like “jihad” and “kill” was not the first instance of religious hatred in this particular town. Nevertheless, the clergy decided not to comment on this matter in the hope that the attacks would die down; it was presented as “innocent” vandalism.
Many government-funded Swedish preschools are “gender-neutral” and teach youngsters to reject their natural inclinations toward masculine or feminine activities, instead requiring them to do activities usually associated with the opposite sex. Since 1998, state curriculum has required teachers to “counteract traditional gender roles and gender patterns.”