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Destructive criticism of Sweden

Nils Melzer: The Julian Assange Case

Assange: Bureaucratic co-criminals – this is how a new book by Nils Melzer describes Sweden's handling of Julian Assange. Swedish Stina Oscarson reviews – and is ashamed.

"A murderous system"

SWEDEN ACTIONS:: Why do the Swedish authorities not cooperate with the UN mechanisms and respect principles of openness, accountability and law when it comes to the Assange case, asks Swedish Arne Ruth.

No means no

Mithu Sanyal: Rape: From Lucretia to #MeToo

RAPE: Mithu Sanyal has written Rape: From Lucretia to #MeToo in the aftermath of #MeToo, where rape is one of the battles for feminism and still part of the news picture.

When the victims' defense goes wrong

May el-Toukhy: The queen

#METOO: Fate-pregnant family relationships and abuse of power can be a successful formula on film. The queen offers a nuanced female abuser.

Sisterhood and hope for the future

Madeleine Gavin: City of Joy

: Around 200 women have been raped as part of the war in the Democratic Republic of Congo. City of Joy is a hot documentary about the way back to life.

The tongues of tongues

: Misuse of statistics means that non-western immigrants are wrongly blamed for two out of three rapes in Norway.