National Democrats (Sweden)

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National Democrats
Leader Marc Abramsson
Founded October 2001
Headquarters Stockholm
Newspaper Nationell Idag
Political position Far-right[1][2][3]
International affiliation Euronat
European affiliation Alliance of European National Movements
European Parliament group None
Colours Orange
Parliament:
European Parliament:
Counties:[4]
Municipalities:[4]
Website
http://www.nd.se/
Politics of Sweden
Political parties
Elections

The National Democrats (Nationaldemokraterna, ND) was a minor political party in Sweden, formed by a radical faction of the Sweden Democrats in October 2001. The party described itself as a democratic nationalist and ethnopluralist party.[5] The party disbanded in April 2014.

In the 2002 general election the party received 9,248 votes,[6] far below the 4 percent threshold necessary for parliamentary representation. In the 2006 general election the party received 3,064 votes (0.06%), however they currently have representation in two municipalities south of Stockholm.[7][8] In the 2010 general election the party received 1,141 votes (0.02%).[9] The current chairman of the party is Marc Abramsson.

On 2 February 2008, the old party logo consisting of a blue and yellow sail was replaced with an orange cloudberry flower.[10]

Ideology[edit]

ND's ideology is xenophobic and/or racist[11][12][13][14][15][16] the party has publicly rejected these descriptions as a smear.[17][18]

The party is also highly critical of United States foreign policy and of NATO, which it calls the "military spearheads of the global empire".[19][20] The party also calls for struggle against what it calls the "imperialist occupations of Serbia, Palestine, Iraq and Afghanistan."[20]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Aftonbladet: Planen: ta över Sverige. Aftonbladet.se (5 August 2006). Retrieved on 13 January 2012.
  2. ^ SR: Högerextremister hyrde kursgård som ägs av staten. Sr.se (25 November 2004). Retrieved on 13 January 2012.
  3. ^ Expo: Partierna som odlar böghatet. Expo.se (2 August 2003). Retrieved on 13 January 2012.
  4. ^ a b "Allmänna val, valresultat". Statistics Sweden. 
  5. ^ Nationaldemokraterna. Nd.se. Retrieved on 13 January 2012.
  6. ^ Val till riksdagen övriga partier 2002. (PDF) . Retrieved on 13 January 2012.
  7. ^ Val till kommunfullmäktige i Södertälje. Val.se. Retrieved on 13 January 2012.
  8. ^ Val till kommunfullmäktige i Nykvarn. Val.se. Retrieved on 13 January 2012.
  9. ^ Val till riksdagen 2010. Val.se (23 September 2010). Retrieved on 13 January 2012.
  10. ^ www.nationaldemokraterna.se. "ND offentliggör ny partifärg – Nationaldemokraterna". Nd.se. Retrieved 9 September 2010. 
  11. ^ Sverigedemokraterna kom in i nio kommuner. Dn.se. Retrieved on 13 January 2012.
  12. ^ (Swedish) SvD » Stockholmsnyheter » Tretton omhändertagna vid torgmöte. Svd.se (2 September 2006). Retrieved on 13 January 2012.
  13. ^ svt.se – Valet 06. Mobil.svt.se. Retrieved on 13 January 2012.
  14. ^ Ny partiledare i Nationaldemokraterna. sr.se (22 November 2006). Retrieved on 13 January 2012.
  15. ^ I väntan på raskriget. Expo.se (1 June 2003). Retrieved on 13 January 2012.
  16. ^ "En mörk dag för Sveriges brevbärare" – Nyheter – Expressen.se – Sveriges bästa nyhetssajt!. Expressen.se (24 March 2006). Retrieved on 13 January 2012.
  17. ^ Nationaldemokraterna. Nd.se. Retrieved on 13 January 2012.
  18. ^ Nationaldemokraterna. Nd.se. Retrieved on 13 January 2012.
  19. ^ Nationaldemokraterna. Nd.se. Retrieved on 13 January 2012.
  20. ^ a b Nationaldemokraterna[dead link]

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