City welcome sign with Islamist woman in hijab sparks outrage in Sweden


"Why legitimise a garment that for many women means constraint and oppression? What signal does that send out?" The reactions to the advertising board have been strong on social media.

Another SD politician, Ghazal Saberian, criticizes the advertisement on her Facebook: "Don't you understand that at this very moment women are imprisoned in Iran and whipped for taking their veils off? Don't you understand that women are stoned to death in Saudi Arabia for taking their veils off?"