Iraqi asylum-seekers at Stockholm's Arlanda Airport

Asylum-Seekers Sent Back to Iraq

Asylum-seekers from central and southern Iraq will no longer be allowed to stay in Sweden on grounds alone of the dangerous situation in the country. To able to stay, asylum-seekers will have to provide proof that they are personally threatened.

The situation there, cannot be described as a armed conflict - says the Migration Board. Nick Chipperfield talked to general director of the Migration Board, Dan Eliasson, and asked him what was behind the decision:

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