Jimmie Akesson, leader of the Sweden Democrats, campaigns in Sundsvall, Sweden, on August 17. Photo: Agence France-Presse

Sweden is a beacon of tolerance. So why is a far-right party with neo-Nazi roots set to soar in election?

The Sweden Democrats appear to be sapping votes from the traditional parties of both left and right

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Jimmie Akesson, leader of the Sweden Democrats, campaigns in Sundsvall, Sweden, on August 17. Photo: Agence France-Presse
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