Swedish migration agency has said it is re-examining the residence permit of an Iraqi migrant who desecrated the Koran.
Sweden’s migration agency said on Friday it was re-evaluating the man’s immigration status after receiving information from Swedish authorities. According to news agencies Reuters and AP. Swedish authorities said the reason for the investigation was whether the person’s status in Sweden should be revoke.
On June 28 this year, Iraqi migrant Salwan Momika set fire to the Holy Quran. Outside the main mosque in Stockholm, on the occasion of Eid al-Adha. He also protested outside the Iraqi embassy this month and once again threatened to burn the Holy Quran. The sentiments of Muslims around the world have hurt by these actions of Sloan Momika.
“This is a legal action taken when the Swedish Migration Agency receives such information. And it is too early to say anything about the outcome of the case. A spokesman for the Migration Agency told Reuters in a statement. Is.’
Temporary residence permit
According to the Swedish news agency TT, the Iraqi refugee has a temporary residence permit in Sweden that will expire in 2024.
Sweden has been in the international spotlight in recent weeks following protests that damaged copies of the Holy Quran and set them on fire.
Desecration of the Koran in Sweden and Denmark in recent weeks has angered many Muslim countries, including Turkey, which supported Sweden’s bid to join NATO.
Stockholm police are also receiving requests for demonstrations in which other religious books will be burned. Many people are criticising Sweden for this too.
Swedish courts have ruled that police cannot prevent the burning of holy scriptures, but Prime Minister Alf Kristerson’s government said in early July that it would review whether police could use the Koran. Whether the Public Order Act should be amend to prevent arson
On the other hand, the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has called an emergency ministerial meeting on July 31 to review the burning of Quranic manuscripts in Sweden and Denmark.