January 3, 2019
Swedish broadcaster Sveriges Radio has been slammed by a Moderate Party MP for refusing to identify a Social Democrat politician who was convicted for having sex with an underage migrant at a youth accommodation.
Moderate Party firebrand MP Hanif Bali criticised the broadcaster  on Twitter for failing to mention the party affiliation of a female municipal politician in Western Sweden who was recently convicted of having sexual relations with a 16-year-old male migrant.
Calling the article “unprecedented,” Mr Bali asked why the broadcaster had refused to state which party the 45-year-old had belonged to despite it being mentioned in the SVTarticle  used as a source for their reporting.
According to the original SVT report, the Social Democrat politician was sentenced to six months in prison for having sex with the underage migrant boy on multiple occasions with the court stating that due to his young age it did not matter whether the sex acts had been consensual or not on his part.
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