- Malmö trouble10 mars kl 16:22
Demonstration against Nazism in Malmö
Yesterday thousands of people gathered in cities across Sweden to show their support for the victims of a fight that broke out in downtown Malmö on Saturday night and to protest against neo-Nazism and fascism. The fight started after an annual demonstration on the international women`s day. It ended up with six people in hospital, one with life-threatening injuries. Three men were arrested for attempted murder. Initially, police told media that at least two of them were connected to extreme-right groups, but later police have refused to comment on what or who started the fight. The neo-nazi party Svenskarnas Parti (Party of Swedes) did however confirm some of their members had been involved. Pål Brunnström from the Left Party executive board, held a speech at Sunday`s demonstration.Crime.
A man remains critically ill in hospital with stab wounds after being attacked in central Malmö on Saturday, just hours after a demonstration in support of International Women's Day. Six people in total were taken to hospital and police later arrested three men on suspicion of attempted murder.
Pupils at two school campuses in Stockholm encountered Nazi graffiti when they arrived for lessons on Monday morning. At the Vasa Real School in Odenplan, which has a number of classes with Jewish pupils, "Jew swine", "disgusting Jews", and Nazi symbols had been spray painted on outdoor walls, while the Cyber Upper Secondary School was also vandalised.
The leader of a bank fraud ring was sentenced to three years in prison by Malmö District Court, Monday, on 13 counts of serious fraud. With the help of computer viruses, called Trojans, the fraudster helped himself into bank customers' computers, hijacked accounts, bank ID and password, and emptied the accounts of money. He was ordered to pay SEK 1.7 million in compensation to the Spar Bank Öresund.
Police have confirmed that a group of Neo-Nazis started a fight that sent six people to hospital following a feminist demonstration in Malmö, Saturday night, newspaper Sydsvenskan reports.
Local county councils and ambulance staff want the emergency services to be able to flag addresses that could pose a danger to their staff, newspaper Dagens Nyheter reports.
Social media site Facebook has agreed to provide Swedish police with IP addresses and other data to help solve cases related to the site, news agency TT reports.
An increasing number of criminal trials in Sweden take longer to reach a verdict and end up costing the state more and more money, newspaper Dagens Nyheter reports.
In the future you may be able to report emergencies on a website or on social media instead of calling the emergency number 112, Swedish Radio News reports.
- Allegedly pocketed SEK 100,000
An civil servant at the Swedish embassy in The Hague is suspected of embezzling cash paid for residency permits to Sweden.
An office building in central Gothenburg was cordoned off Friday afternoon after a threatening phone call was made about a "dangerous object" being in the building. A roughly two-hour search of the building, however, turned up nothing.
A man who killed two of his children by burning down a summer cottage has been sentenced to life in prison.
Sweden ranks number three in the world when it comes to rule of law, according to a report by the American organization World Justice Project. Denmark tops the list, followed by Norway.