Radio Sweden Monday

Murders carried out by people with mental illnesses come under the spotlight, as a study proposes changes to psychiatric care.A new survey has ranked Sweden as the most democratic country in the world.And we speak to members of an illegal drama group from Belarus, who are performing in one of Sweden’s top theatres.

Closing music: Martin Stenmarck, ”Sjumilakliv”

Sweden needs to face up to the serious flaws in the way it cares for its mentally ill. That’s the sobering conclusion of a government initiated enquiry into psychiatric care. Mark Cummins has more:

Sweden has an almost perfect democracy if we’re to believe a survey of nearly 170 countries carried out by Britain’s Economist Intelligence Unit.  As Azariah Kiros reports, in the Democracy Index, Sweden is followed by Iceland, the Netherlands, Norway and Demark: