46. Sweden – The Assassination of Olof Palme

Shockwaves rippled through Sweden as the news of their Prime Minister’s murder broke in the early morning hours of March 1st 1986. Thirty years later it remains unsolved. More than 130 people have claimed responsibility for the assassination, but with so many secret agencies at play, will authorities ever know for sure who ordered the hit on Olof Palme?

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Resources

YouTube

Who killed Olof Palme

Olof Palme: Political Murders

When Apartheid’s hitmen apparently came to a small town in Sweden

Web

Wikipedia – The Assassination of Olof Palme

Encyclopedia.com

Politiskamord.com

Articles

Truth Commission unmasks South African death squad Z-squad: “The job is done, Palme is dead.”

Bullet that killed Palme found, but police still report few clues

Questions nag in Sweden 30 year after leader’s assassination

Could the Palme murder be solved? Stieg Larsson’s detective work supports new book pointing to South Africa and right-wing extremists

Palme, ‘Man of Peace’, laid to rest

Olof Palme Political Murders – The forbidden trail                                                                                

Created & Produced by Sonya Lowe

Narrated by Noel Vinson

Researched by Two Red Romans Productions

Music: “Nordic Medieval” by Marcus Bressler

Background track: Doblado Studios: https://www.youtube.com/c/DobladoStudios

This True Crime Podcast was researched using open source or archive materials.

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