Mandatory 'Sweden course' to be tied to benefits payments

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  • The Government and the Sweden Democrats want to expand the civics course offered to new arrivals in Sweden.

  • They also want the so-called ”Sverigekurs”, or Sweden course, to be a prerequisite for receiving certain benefits payments from the state.

  • It's problematic to have people attacking the country's constitution or its values, Minister for Integration Johan Pehrson of the Liberals tells the newspaper Dagens Nyheter.