Help Us Stop Political Torture In Sweden
Help Us Stop Political Torture In Sweden

Video presentation of The Cocaine Cartel Connection: A Swedish Scandal 

Seized Cocaine 9436kg with Swedish Goverment logotype

Swedish government policies seem to have intentionally directed tax funds towards cocaine cartels, a deeply troubling revelation. For over a decade, Swedish and international banks have struggled to monitor ongoing money laundering operations. Even more alarming are signs of the Tax Agency's involvement in approving these illegal financial flows with payouts of tax funds through crimes that legitimize the scheme and hinder money laundering checks. From the perspective of the cocaine cartels, this ensures hassle-free payment settlements. The disclosure of ties between the Government Office and these cartels amplifies these concerns. It presents the frightening possibility that taxpayer contributions could directly subsidize cocaine deals. Such scenarios are profoundly distressing for every taxpayer who is strongly opposed to any association with drug trafficking.

Public documents, particularly Gunnar Strömmer's decision in case Ju2022/02354 and the Parliamentary Office's case dnr 2581-2022/23, support this conclusion. It's implausible that this criminal activity, where tax money has been stolen for over a decade and laundered in business operations, could persist without political backing. To comprehend the intricacies of the Government Office's case Ju2022/02354 and the Parliamentary Office's case dnr 2581-2022/23, it's crucial to recognize the complex ties between gang criminals, authorities, and the Tax Agency. The documentation unveils a disturbing pattern: for over a decade, gang criminals have collaborated with the Tax Agency to steal tax money, which is subsequently laundered to finance drug operations and other illicit activities. This seemingly legitimate process of the Tax Agency's payouts poses a significant challenge for banks. They struggle to identify and counteract suspected money laundering flows, especially when companies intentionally distort their financial statements to steal tax money.

The Tax Agency's conscious transfer of these stolen funds 116051,87 SEK to criminal entities raises serious questions about the integrity of top-tier politicians and erodes public trust. Embezzled tax revenue and proceeds from various criminal activities are laundered and subsequently employed by organized criminal syndicates to acquire narcotics from cocaine cartels, fund the procurement of weapons, and potentially support acts of terrorism, all while operating under the cover of political approval and concealment.
If a government official at the Swedish Tax Agency, a prosecutor at the Economic Crime Authority, a police officer, a politician, or a minister is involved in or promotes embezzlement from their principal and employer, the Swedish state, there is only one option: immediate and unconditional dismissal from their position, along with accountability and prosecution for the criminal actions! No other options available!

Evidence, notably Gunnar Strömmer's decision in case Ju2022/02354, emphasizes the severity of the situation. Gang criminals have threatened the Tax Agency with automatic weapons, documented in court protocols, aiming to silence whistleblowers inside the courtroom with automatic weapon threats! On August 28, 2023, the Government Office sidestepped these money laundering concerns during a press briefing. That same day, Spanish police reported a significant cocaine seizure in "Operation Nano." The cocaine packages bore the Swedish Government Office's official logo, indicating the drugs were destined for Sweden. According to Spanish police, the logo identifies which criminal gang was to receive the cocaine shipment. This suggests that politicians may be receiving bribes from gang criminals controlling large-scale cocaine imports, with bribes being paid out once the cocaine is sold in cities like Stockholm.
Criminal organizations fiercely vie for control of cocaine distribution, resulting in violent conflicts. This violence spills onto our streets, with rising incidents of murder and other violent acts stemming from these drug-related disputes. The Swedish government's policies have inadvertently facilitated widespread money laundering in various businesses. The prosecutor overseeing these crimes, which involve threats with automatic weapons and even corporate takeovers, publicly disclosed accomplices during a radio interview. These criminal activities have been ongoing since 2008, as politicians hide these crimes raising questions about the scale of criminal turnover, likely amounting to hundreds of billion dollars, funding a organized crime syndicate with reputation have a involvement in a large scale cocaine operations, crimes as detailed in Video Presentation #4, starting at 5:15.

In this case never forget it is also police reports concern armed robbery and systematic extortion 2,4 Million SEK Case no. T3106-18 details a series of crimes, including the murder of two bodyguards, attempted murder of another bodyguard, assault on a bodyguard, armed robbery, extortion, repeated knife attacks, and kidnapping, all within government and parliament cases. Below PDF-file ONLY list the less violent crimes such as tax and accounting crimes occur with tax employee involvement, migrated in same case with listed violent crimes and automatic weapon threats occur in all related court processes.

The harm this inflicts on competing businesses is evident, as they are unable to compete on a level playing field, given that criminal entrepreneurs undercut prices on goods sold with the aim of gaining market dominance and increasing the proceeds from this criminal activity. In a distressing scenario where the rightful owner of the Humanhabit concept has generated sales exceeding 100 million SEK in Sweden, with 30-50 million dedicated to investigation and security costs, including bodyguards and other security measures. This is in addition to royalties amounting to 16 million USD from stolen intellectual property. Criminal organizations have ruthlessly exploited these assets to maximize their profits through illicit activities. Humanhabit Corporation's tangible assets and intellectual property, which encompass well-established trademarks like Humanhabit, Speedstarter Ballast Technology, inventory, prototype development, and patent prototypes, are owned by Swedish and American entities. Regrettably, these valuable assets have fallen victim to armed robberies and extortion, resulting in significant losses in business opportunities and damages spanning multiple countries. This unfortunate situation has transpired in an environment where tax authorities have inadvertently funneled taxpayer funds into this organized criminal operation.

The information provided on this website primarily functions as a report to international organizations committed to combating money laundering. We urgently seek assistance due to the potential danger posed by the publication of information and methods related to large-scale money laundering operations. Our corporate investigation has uncovered substantial evidence of such activities. Relevant documents are available for investigators.

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Message to criminal investigative authorities in the USA:

In Sweden, intentional torture crimes have been committed against a complainant, an American citizen residing in Ohio, USA. His legal representative faced threats involving automatic weapons at the Borås District Court in case no. T56-14, among other cases. Evidence suggests the Swedish state's involvement in a criminal conspiracy, systematic money laundering, murder and torture. Their objective was to undermine American interests and subject an American citizen to torture, facilitated by a data breach. This illicit activity took place on American soil with the intention of criminalizing an American citizen. Alarmingly, the Swedish Economic Crime Authority's prosecutor has been involved in systematic money laundering crimes, sanctioned by the government, for over a decade. During this period, there was a state conspiracy in which companies were hijacked under armed threats. The prosecutor utilized court processes in Borås District Court for the purpose of hijacking, targeting criminal profits from business operations. This involved the complicity of a judge and other legal authorities in the criminal plan. The money laundering crimes in this case amount to over 25 million USD. This does not include the economic value and loss of business opportunities in the USA market, which was possible solely due to the documented weapon threats targeting business operators and legal representatives. The prosecutor responsible for threats involving automatic weapons communicated to legal representatives in judicial processes, and who is involved in company hijackings, has mentioned the actors who are accomplices in the criminal plan during a radio interview. This is presented in video presentation number 4, starting at 5:15. Evidence and documentation are available for American crime investigation authorities, and contact details are provided at the bottom of the web page. 

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Message to prosecutor’s office at the International Criminal Court (ICC):

On August 8, 2022, the whistleblower's family, already under distress, faced retaliation from the government when their car was extorted under threats at their private residence. This mirrors the extortion situation that initiated this case in 2010, involving a criminal motorcycle gang where violence was used for the purpose of extorting with a vehicle. This crime was intentionally used by the state to enforce the disappearance of family members on November 15, 2022. This was influenced by the Swedish security police's involvement in the social services' investigation and child welfare reports, events that occurred weeks before the government's decision on December 1, 2022. After the Justice Minister's Ju2022/02354 decision, a police report for case no. 0150-K2541-23 was filed, addressing allegations of torture and enforced disappearance associated with Justice Minister Gunnar Strömmer. On July 27, 2023, for the case AMR-3851-23, the Prosecutor General directed the Swedish Parliament's Committee on the Constitution to lead the investigation. This decision entrusts only Swedish politicians at the government and parliamentary levels with the oversight of criminal investigations concerning murder and torture victims. Such a procedure not only breaches the Swedish constitution but also directly violates Article 2 of the European Convention on Human Rights, which safeguards the right to life and mandates thorough investigations into deaths. Additionally, this stance conflicts with Article 3 of the convention and the overarching erga omnes obligation under the Convention against Torture. The government refuses to investigate systematic torture crimes involving the Chancellor of Justice's exercise of authority, making this a matter for the International Criminal Court. Evidence and documentation of case are available for the International Criminal Court's prosecutor's office, and contact details are provided at the bottom of the web page.

Meet the victims of torture

Tortured company owner
Mr Rivinoja

The company's owner endured a decade of harrowing threats, marked by extortion using automatic weapons during legal proceedings. This ordeal was exacerbated by persistent legal violations, including multiple knife attacks. The escalating threats necessitated bodyguards, who were tragically murdered and assaulted.
We need your support now more than ever. Help us in our fight to save innocent children from this horror.

Tortured boy in Sweden
Boy 13 years old

As the children grow older, unfortunately, they understand their father's fear of attacks and abuse. Their schooling was characterized by protection and bodyguards. The boy, deeply traumatized by state-sanctioned torture, was too afraid to go to school on his own due to fears of assault and kidnapping. The child is missing due to a state-enforced disappearance and, as a result, cannot receive rehabilitation for the psychological torture that has harmed the boy.

Tortured child 8 years old
Girl 8 years old

An innocent child victimized by torture. Her entire childhood was marred by state-sanctioned threats involving automatic weapons, knife attacks at home, and coerced extortion, culminating in a forced disappearance 2 weeks before the government decision in where her father remains unaware of her whereabouts.
When the children have been subjected to a forced disappearance, they cannot receive adequate care for the injuries and trauma caused by torture.

Tortured child
Girl 5 years old

An innocent girl, thrust into a terrifying world where the state even threatens infants with automatic weapons. Every day of her life has been marked by these alarming threats, showcasing the state's unforgivable actions. How can a state, meant to protect its citizens, instead spread such fear leading to kidnapping? We need your support now more than ever. Help us in our fight to save innocent children from this horror.

Frequently asked questions (FAQ)

The information on this website primarily constitutes a report to international organizations combating money laundering, with a request for instant assistance as publishing information and methods for large-scale money laundering operations cause danger to life!
We're raising funds on gofundme to engage a human rights lawyer dedicated to addressing violations of international law in Sweden, especially those contravening jus cogens norms. Jus cogens, or "compelling law," represents a set of fundamental principles universally recognized and accepted in international law, from which no derogation is permitted. Violations of these principles, such as torture or genocide, are considered particularly egregious. This attorney will champion the rights of victims, ensure justice is upheld, and work tirelessly to end the ongoing suffering these victims endure. After all, it's a fundamental human right not to be subjected to state-sponsored torture.

Human rights defenders and human rights organizations are always welcome to examine our case and offer assistance in order to stop ongoing torture situation. Our contact information is stated further down on the website. Support our case in gofundme -

The accuracy of the information presented on this website can be verified through the principle of public access in Sweden. Documents from the government offices in case Ju2022/02354 are public records and can be requested by the general public. Court documents from Borås District Court case number T3106-18 are also public records and can be requested by the general public. These documents are compiled into PDF files which can be downloaded from this website as evidence for the claims presented. The Government Offices, specifically the Ministry of Justice, can be contacted for inquiries regarding of public documents, including files and journal sheets, in case Ju2022/02354 via email at 

If you wish to request a public document from the Parliamentary Administration's registry, please contact the registrar. For questions regarding the parliament's documents in case no. 2581-2022/23, contact the Parliament Information Service via e-mail at 

For inquiries regarding public documents, including the verdict, case appendices, and journal sheets from case number B310-12 or case number T3106-18, one can reach out to the Borås District Court via email at

Borås District Court can be reached via the contact details provided on their website, via below link

The Government Offices of Sweden can be reached via the contact details provided on their website, via below link

The Swedish Riksdag, parliament can be reached via the contact details provided on their website, via below link

Contact details for the website's responsible publisher can be found at the bottom of the webpage. Journalists and human rights organizations are always warmly welcomed to contact me in either English or Swedish. It is crucial to bring international attention to the ongoing real-time torture in Sweden to ensure these heinous crimes are halted immediately.

Swedish Parliament's Committee on the Constitution to Probe Systematic Torture and Enforced Disappearance Allegations: Following the Justice Minister's Ju2022/02354 decision, a police report was filed. On July 27, 2023, for case AMR-3851-23, the Prosecutor General directed the Swedish Parliament's Committee on the Constitution to investigate allegations of torture and enforced disappearance against Justice Minister Gunnar Strömmer, under parliament case 2581-2022/23. This decision implies that only Swedish politicians at the government and parliamentary levels will handle the processing of murder victims and torture victims in criminal investigations, a procedure prohibited by the Swedish constitution. In Sweden, victims of torture, particularly entrepreneurs, find themselves ensnared in a web of criminal activities, with disturbing indications of the state's judicial system's complicity or negligence. Here's a detailed overview:

1. Collusion with Organized Crime: The judicial system of the state exhibits alarming signs of cooperation with prominent organized crime syndicates. Entrepreneurs, notably, bear the brunt of this unholy alliance, consistently facing systematic extortion. This intimidation often comes with the added threat of armed assault or robbery. In this specific instance, illicit gains and money laundering activities amount to over 25 million US dollars. Such substantial criminal proceeds risk funding terrorist operations, flagrantly violating international anti-money laundering statutes.

2. Prosecutorial Misdirection: Rather than addressing and prosecuting the evident acts of extortion, the state's machinery turns its focus on the victims, with entrepreneurs frequently being charged with accounting malpractices.

3. Threats During Legal Proceedings: Extortionists openly and continually threaten victims during the legal proceedings. These threats, often backed by automatic weapons, have been documented in official court records.

4. Violence in the Courtroom: The threats faced by victims are not just of a psychological nature. Direct physical attacks, especially knife assaults, have transpired during legal proceedings, placing victims in immediate danger. When the state was sued in case number T3106-18 in Borås District Court, written evidence was presented showing that state actors from the police authority and the prosecutor's office were directly involved in these legal abuses. Despite this compelling evidence, the Chancellor of Justice denied responsibility for the harm in the court.

5. Need for Private Security: Given the escalating threats, entrepreneurs have been compelled to hire bodyguards for personal protection. Tragically, these bodyguards are not only subjected to grave danger, suffering lifelong injuries from severe assaults, but in two cases, they have faced fatal consequences. Despite reports being filed regarding the murder of these bodyguards, investigative authorities have consistently refused to take action.

6. Police och Prosecutor Inaction: As the primary safeguard against such threats, the police and prosecutor have intentionally shown a deeply concerning reluctance or inability to investigate and counter this extensive criminal activity. These circumstances were substantiated with written evidence in case number T3106-18 at the Borås District Court. There, police and prosecutors seem to collaborate with gang criminals by manipulating criminal investigations, leading to legal abuses against victims in the judicial processes.

7. State Denial of Responsibility: When victims seek legal redress against the state for the blatant violation of their rights, the state, typically through the Chancellor of Justice, denies responsibility.

8. Extended Legal Battles: Victims and their families aren't only grappling with current threats. They've been embroiled in these harrowing legal battles for almost a decade, with the danger never far away.

9. Assaults Outside the Courtroom: The violence isn't restricted to courtrooms or public spaces. In one chilling instance, a torture victim's family faced a knife assault within the confines of their home.

10. Enforced Disappearance and Kidnapping of Family Members: The depth of the state's threats is profoundly alarming, often materializing as extortion maneuvers carefully coordinated with major governmental actions, especially in the lead-up to the government's resolution on December 1, 2022. In a grim twist, social services, reportedly with involvement from security police, have exploited this hostile climate by kidnapping family members on November 15, 2022. Specifically, children of individuals who have been victims of torture have been targeted in what appears to be a retaliatory measure stemming from torture victims filing reports with social services over concerns of their children being at risk of torture. It's unbearably painful to realize that young children, already victims of harassment and threats, have faced violence and intimidation within the very walls meant to protect them during their formative years. This forced disappearance means that children in these impacted families are robbed of the justice and therapeutic care they direly need to address the trauma and wounds inflicted by torture.

11. Threats to Legal Representatives: The intimidation doesn't stop with the primary victims. The state's antagonistic approach also encompasses the legal representatives of the victims. Several attorneys have withdrawn from proceedings, citing concerns over their personal safety. Given that the Swedish government seems to harbor a political agenda where threatening lawyers with weapons is tolerated, it becomes imperative to seek human rights lawyers beyond Sweden's borders.

In conclusion, this disturbing scenario paints a grim portrait of the rule of law in Sweden, with victims of torture being subjected to a relentless onslaught of threats, legal challenges, and physical violence. The state apparatus, which should ideally be a bulwark against such abuses, appears to be either complicit or negligently indifferent.

Direct Involvement of State Agents: The abduction was reportedly carried out by social services, which are state entities. Their involvement raises immediate concerns about the depth of government involvement or consent in this enforced disappearance.

Connection to High-Level Officials: Justice Minister Gunnar Strömmer, responsible for the government's decision on December 1, 2022 in case Ju2022/02354, also oversees the security police which had interactions with the social services investigation concerning the disappearance. This link between high-ranking government officials and the entities directly associated with the disappearance intensifies concerns about potential government complicity.
Justice Minister Gunnar Strömmer's decision implies that torture crimes directed against the family won't be investigated by prosecutors concerning the Chancellor of Justice's involvement and authority in such torture offenses.

Strategic Timing: The close timing of the disappearance to a significant governmental decision on December 1, 2022, cannot be overlooked. It suggests a possible strategic move related to this decision, further implicating state involvement.

Retaliatory Motive: On July 1, 2022, the father relayed his anxieties to social services regarding the potential torture risks posed to his children. The children's ensuing disappearance is increasingly seen as a direct and intense backlash to his actions, further amplifying speculations of state involvement or acquiescence. This tension is heightened by an incident in which the family was strong-armed into surrendering a vehicle under violent threats in their home, an event that was duly reported to the police on August 31, 2022. Adding to the complexity, the Swedish Security Service is implicated through their establishment of two reports of concern in the social services' investigation documents, where the father is pinpointed as the issue. The approach of social services throughout their investigation raises eyebrows. 
The caseworker found it peculiar that the father did not seek out the extortionist. It's distressing that social services expect the father to approach a reported extortionist in an investigation related to a child welfare concern, as this would not be in the best interest of the children. What's even more baffling is the absence of any official report of concern by social services, despite the children being direct witnesses to violent extortion threats in their home, an incident that stands as a violation of child protection laws in Sweden. Their later disappearance appears to be a direct and severe retaliation for his actions, further suggesting possible state involvement or complicity.

Lack of Transparency and Accountability: The refusal to disclose information about the mother and children's whereabouts or condition, combined with the denial or obfuscation of the disappearance, indicates state complicity or at least an unwillingness to pursue justice.

Systemic Threats: The broader climate of fear, combined with the specific threats and extortion tactics tied to governmental actions, suggests that this enforced disappearance is part of a larger pattern of state-sponsored or state-tolerated human rights violations.

Inadequate Police Response: The police's reported lack of action or hesitancy, especially given the severity of the crime, either indicates systemic inefficiency, lack of interest, or deliberate neglect, implicating the state's role further.

The provided evidence paints a concerning picture of state involvement or consent in the disappearance of the mother and children. The direct links between high-level officials like Justice Minister Gunnar Strömmer and the entities involved in the disappearance warrant further scrutiny. Given the gravity of such accusations, an independent and comprehensive investigation, possibly with international oversight, would be necessary to ascertain the depth of government complicity and ensure accountability and justice.

The eradication of witnesses, particularly those who have undergone torture or have first-hand accounts of state-inflicted injustices, can be a strategic move for governments seeking to suppress evidence of their wrongdoing. Below are arguments to support the proposition that a government might have a vested interest in causing the enforced disappearance of such witnesses:

Erosion of Credible Evidence: Witnesses to torture, especially victims, are the most potent sources of credible evidence. Their firsthand accounts and physical scars can be compelling proof. Silencing them helps a government under scrutiny avoid the spotlight, thereby weakening the evidence against them.

Preventing International Sanctions: Countries that are signatories to international human rights treaties could face severe sanctions if found guilty of gross human rights violations. Getting rid of evidence and witnesses can be seen as a way to escape these repercussions.

Maintaining a Favorable Public Image: Reputation is everything. If tales of torture and abuse emerge, the public image of the ruling government can be seriously tainted, both nationally and internationally. By silencing witnesses, the government can control the narrative and maintain an image of stability and righteousness.

Deterrence for Other Potential Whistle blowers: The enforced disappearance of a few can send a clear message to many. It serves as a chilling deterrent for other potential whistle blowers or victims from coming forward with their stories.

Strengthening Autocratic Rule: Authoritarian governments thrive on fear. By making examples out of a few, they can instill fear in the masses, ensuring a subdued and compliant population, less likely to challenge the status quo.

Shielding Perpetrators: Removing witnesses ensures that those responsible for the torture, whether they are low-ranking officers or high-ranking officials, are shielded from investigations and potential prosecution.

The Nexus with the Enforced Disappearance of the Family:
Given the family's experience, their enforced disappearance can be perceived as more than a tragic coincidence. If they had been exposed to or bore witness to acts of torture, their sudden and inexplicable vanishing could be seen in the context of the government's broader strategy to eliminate damning evidence.

Enforced disappearances, especially of witnesses or victims of torture, strike at the heart of justice, transparency, and accountability. The incidents described make a compelling case for an international criminal investigation into human rights abuses, suggesting the potential complicity of key government figures and agencies. The obstruction of inquiries into reported torture offenses by a government minister represents a grievous violation of both human rights and the overriding principles of international law, known as jus cogens norms. This act, in essence, normalizes the use of torture within Sweden. The emphasis on international standards and the invocation of "jus cogens" amplify the severity of the government's alleged actions and the paramount importance of upholding human rights. Given the magnitude of these accusations, it is paramount to emphasize the need for concrete evidence and a rigorous, unbiased investigation. Claims of a government's comprehensive involvement in such breaches demand solid proof to ensure their credibility and validity.

On December 1, 2022, the Swedish government made a decision in case Ju2022/02354. If there's a torture complaint related to the Chancellor of Justice, the government won't take any action. According to Swedish constitutional law, the government should not handle individual cases. This decision not only stops prosecutors from investigating the reported torture crime but also goes against the international principle of "ergo omnes," which dictates an obligation to investigate torture. Not taking action on a reported torture crime is a severe violation and can amount to complicity in torture. Swedish Parliament's Committee on the Constitution to Probe Systematic Torture and Enforced Disappearance Allegations: Following the Justice Minister's Ju2022/02354 decision, a police report was filed. On July 27, 2023, for case AMR-3851-23, the Prosecutor General directed the Swedish Parliament's Committee on the Constitution to investigate allegations of torture and enforced disappearance against Justice Minister Gunnar Strömmer, under parliament case 2581-2022/23. This decision implies that only Swedish politicians at the government and parliamentary levels will handle the processing of murder victims and torture victims in criminal investigations, a procedure prohibited by the Swedish constitution. In Sweden, victims of torture, particularly entrepreneurs, find themselves ensnared in a web of criminal activities, with disturbing indications of the state's judicial system's complicity or negligence.

In a torture complaint, the Prosecutor General determined in case AMR-7502-21 that no action was needed. The Prosecutor General clarified that misconduct allegations against the Chancellor of Justice fall under the government's purview. As such, the government can choose whether to start an investigation into such allegations. The Prosecutor General clarified if someone believes that the Chancellor of Justice may have engaged in misconduct, they should report it to the government. Following this, a torture complaint was submitted to the government, leading to their decision on December 1, 2022, in case Ju2022/02354.

The Chancellor of Justice is an agency under the government that oversees public authorities and their officials. The Chancellor of Justice represents the state's interests in lawsuits where the state is sued and provides the government with advice and investigations on legal matters.

Evidence from court records presented in case no. T3106-18 at Borås District Court indicates that the Chancellor of Justice represented the state in a damage compensation case, contesting the state's liability. Despite this, government officials were implicated in extortion and legal misconduct by threatening in written court records to shoot Mr. Rivinoja and his family with a Kalashnikov. A state official testified in the trial acknowledging that threats were made by gang criminals who were armed during meetings with government representatives. These threats were then communicated by the state to Mr. Rivinoja's attorney. During the legal proceedings, despite the presence of a bodyguard, the Rivinoja family was subject to a knife attack in their home. The situation was so threatening that the attorney representing the case withdrew due to fear of retaliation, even after 573,325 SEK had been paid to the law firm. The Chancellor of Justice's complicity in the torture crime arises when the state threatens to shoot Mr. Rivinoja's family with automatic weapons during the trial, and the Chancellor's officials are involved in such legal proceedings.

The Chancellor of Justice is an independent prosecutorial authority in Sweden, primarily tasked with ensuring that public agencies and their staff adhere to the law. If allegations or evidence emerge regarding torture or other serious offenses linked to the actions of Swedish authorities, it would be incumbent upon the Chancellor of Justice to investigate these claims. Prosecutors have an unequivocal duty to bring charges in the presence of criminal offenses. The Chancellor of Justice holds an absolute obligation to prosecute in instances where public officials might have acted improperly or unlawfully. Given that Mr. Rivinoja was explicitly threatened by state actors with automatic weapons as documented in the court proceedings of case number T3106-18 at the Borås District Court, the Chancellor of Justice, through a form of willful negligence, appears to be complicit in a premeditated act of torture. This is owing to the prosecutor's omission in fulfilling their unequivocal duty to prosecute. This provided the basis for Mr. Rivinoja's drafted complaint of torture that was submitted to the prosecutorial authority. Pertaining to this, the government via justice minister Gunnar Strömmer made a decision in the matter Ju2022/02354, wherein the resolution dictates that prosecutors are not permitted to commence a criminal investigation.

Due to the sequence of events resulting from the Justice Minister's decision in case Ju2022/02354, a formal police report has been filed. In criminal investigation case no. 0150-K2541-23 on July 27, 2023, the Prosecutor General determined that allegations against Justice Minister Gunnar Strömmer, concerning involvement in torture and enforced disappearance, should be investigated by the Swedish Parliament's Committee on the Constitution. This decision implies that only Swedish politicians at the government and parliamentary levels will handle the processing of murder victims and torture victims in criminal investigations, a procedure prohibited by the Swedish constitution. Failure to act upon a legitimate report of torture carries criminal liability for negligence, which is considered complicity in the ongoing act of torture due to inaction. Additionally, protecting the perpetrator is also implicated. In a reported case of torture, an erga omnes obligation applies, meaning the state bears the reverse burden of proof and must demonstrate that the victim was not subjected to torture.

The judgment explicitly documents instances of state-sanctioned threats with automatic weapons during the trial process, wherein the presiding judge disregarded presented evidence in the case.
The judgment in case number T3106-18 at Borås District Court is subject to political influence, compromising the court's independence.

Breach of the rule of law and involvement in actions tantamount to torture during judicial proceedings are egregious violations that may contravene several foundational principles and directives at the EU level.
Presented herein are arguments anchored on EU transgressions related to these infractions:

1. Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union: The Charter upholds the inviolable right to human dignity, encompassing the prohibition against torture and inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment (Article 4). Acts of torture within a judicial context infringe this sacrosanct right.

2. European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR): The European Court of Human Rights, the supervisory body over the ECHR's application, mandates in Article 3 the unambiguous prohibition against torture. Member states are unequivocally bound by the Court's rulings and must actively prevent and rigorously investigate allegations of torture.

3. Judicial Independence and Impartiality: Both the Charter (Article 47) and the ECHR (Article 6) consecrate the right to a fair trial, which presupposes an independent and impartial judiciary.
Courts complicit in or neglectful of torture inherently compromise their integrity and independence.

4. Transparency and Accountability: The rule of law, as underscored by the European Commission, necessitates unequivocal transparency in the actions of public bodies and commensurate accountability. Shielding or tacitly endorsing acts of torture during legal proceedings infringes upon these standards.

5. Copenhagen Criteria: EU accession prerequisites demand countries to have resilient institutions that vouchsafe the rule of law, among other tenets. Torturous practices within a judicial context, coupled with the absence of corrective measures, are antithetical to these criteria, regardless of the duration of EU membership.

6. Infringement Procedures: Transgressions against EU statutes by a member state empower the European Commission to invoke an infringement procedure. Torture and violations of the rule of law can predicate such actions.

7. Economic Repercussions: Persistent and severe flouting of the rule of law could precipitate the invocation of Article 7 of the Treaty on European Union. In dire circumstances, this could culminate in the suspension of a member state's voting privileges within the Council. Moreover, such infractions could erode the confidence vested by other EU members and potential investors, thereby straining economic relations.

8. Judicial Context of Torture: Torture's manifestation spans physical duress to psychological torment, inclusive of threats of harm or fatality. Actions or intimidation designed to coerce confessions, extract information, or simply to menace or chastise epitomize torture. Employing evidence acquired under duress severely undermines justice, as does the act of torture per se.

It is imperative to emphasize that these arguments mandate robust evidentiary substantiation to authenticate any actual infringements or torturous acts within a specific judicial framework. Nevertheless, from a strictly jurisprudential vantage, these encapsulate the pertinent EU-centric tenets and instruments.

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