Iraqi asylum-seekers at Stockholm's Arlanda Airport

Sweden and the Iraq War

On this the 5th anniversary of the invasion of Iraq, Bill Schiller looks at Sweden’s refugee policy.

There’s been both praise and criticism as as many trying to flee from the continuing violence in Iraq are allowed to stay in Sweden, but others are being sent back.

There’s also both Swedish criticism - and silence - over the war itself.

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