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Swedish Discrimination Ombudman, Katri Linna get fired
Tuesday, 01 February 2011
The Swedish government has decided to move the Discrimination Ombudsman (DO) Katri Linna to another post in the Cabinet Office. Dissatisfaction among the employees of the DO organisation has been great as shown in a survey last fall. Linna had four years for a job in that position but she has been called to move immediately.

“We have the consensus agreed that she will be responsible for producing a white paper on the abuse that Swedish Roma suffered during the 1900s. Katri Linna, had large and well-earned trust among the Roma in Sweden, has extensive knowledge of the matter and is therefore well suited for this position, "said Erik Ullenhag, Integration Minister in a statement

Recently, much of the criticism cantered on Katri Linna's lengthy decision-making on the full-face veil, the niqab, whether it should be worn to school. Justice Ombudsman criticized Linna’s behaviour and called her action passive.

The former Equal Opportunities Ombudsman Lena Svenaeus have criticized the DO on gender issues that they have disappeared from the agenda since the new organization was taken over by Linna on the head.

“We have the consensus agreed that she will be responsible for producing a white paper on the abuse that Swedish Roma suffered during the 1900s. Katri Linna, had large and well-earned trust among the Roma in Sweden, has extensive knowledge of the matter and is therefore well suited for this position, "said Erik Ullenhag, Integration Minister in a statement

Recently, much of the criticism cantered on Katri Linna's lengthy decision-making on the full-face veil, the niqab, whether it should be worn to school. Justice Ombudsman criticized Linna’s behaviour and called her action passive.

The former Equal Opportunities Ombudsman Lena Svenaeus have criticized the DO on gender issues that they have disappeared from the agenda since the new organization was taken over by Linna  as head.
By Scancomark.se Team







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