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News from Mireja 2012

July 3, 2012, Swedish home educators in exile speak in Almedalen
Jonas has been honored with the position of chairman on the board of the world's first global home education conference, GHEC2012.
 


May 12, 2012, Jonas Himmelstrand speaks at Freedom Fest 2012 in Stockholm
Jonas has been honored with the position of chairman on the board of the world's first global home education conference, GHEC2012.
 


April 12, 2012, Jonas Himmelstrand presents Global Home Education Conference
Jonas has been honored with the position of chairman on the board of the world's first global home education conference, GHEC2012.
 


March 3-4, 2012, Jonas Himmelstrand speaks in Sligo, Ireland
Jonas speaks at the annual conference of the La Leche League Irland about the problems with the Swedish family policies and about the key role of attachment in raising children.
 


February 9, 2012, Jonas Himmelstrand leaves Sweden in exile
The threats from the local Uppsala municipality against Jonas' family for reasons of home eduation become too great. The local social authorities testified openly that they could not quarrantee safety for Jonas' family while home educating their children in Sweden. Then the local government in Uppsala municipality decided on a fine of 20 000 euros (27 000 USD) for one year of home educating one child. Jonas now lives on The Aland Island a Swedish-speaking self-governing province within Finland in the Baltic sea. Many stories to read here.
 


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