Swedish Party Leader Calls for Change in Constitution in Case Populists Win Election

Swedish Party Leader Calls for Change in Constitution in Case Populists Win Election


Swedish Centre Party leader Annie Lööf wants to change the country’s constitution in case of an election victory for the populist Sweden Democrats (SD).

Ms Lööf stated that her party wants to change the Swedish constitution in several ways to prevent the Sweden Democrats from changing the country, citing actions by conservative Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbàn’s Fidesz party and the Polish Law and Justice (PiS) party.

“We must not be naïve about the fact that the country’s third-largest party is inspired by countries where we are now seeing the dismantling of fundamental foundations of liberal democracy from within,” Lööf said, newspaper Aftonbladet reports.

“The Center Party wants to reduce the vulnerability of Swedish democracy. We see that our European neighbours have gradually reduced the foundations of liberal democracy after a number of right-wing nationalist parties came to power. For the Centre Party, it is crucial that we strengthen

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