Among those signing are Social Democrat party leader Stefan Löfven, Liberal EU Minister Birgitta Ohlsson, commentator Jan Scherman, and soccer national team coaches Pia Sundhage and Erik Hamrén. More than 5000 people have signed an online version of the appeal.
More than 5000 people have signed an online version of the appeal.
The appeal comes as the anti-immigration Sweden Democrats continue to attract just under 10 percent in public opinion polls, despite a series of scandals concerning racist and sexist incidents.
Neo-Nazis demonstrate in Stockholm
A water balloon fight broke out during a demonstration by the neo-Nazi “Party of the Swedes” in Stockholm Saturday.