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Courageous Moderate Muslims: Nyamko Sabuni1 min read

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Ms. Sabuni is a black muslim female, a Swedish citizen, and holds a ministerial post in the government.  But she wants Muslims to integrate into Swedish society, and is not shy about her stances against many Muslim practices.

Nyamko Sabuni, 37, has caused a storm as Sweden’s new integration and
equality minister by arguing that all girls should be checked for
evidence of female circumcision; arranged marriages should be
criminalised; religious schools should receive no state funding; and
immigrants should learn Swedish and find a job….she argues for a total ban on veils being worn by girls under the age of consent, which is 15 in Sweden.

According to Sabuni, many politicians have shied away from talking
about the need for assimilation rather than multi-culturalism: “I am
one of the few who dares to speak out. Sadly, some members of the
Muslim community feel picked on.”