Demonstrations

Swedish Police Evacuate Iraqi Refugees

Swedish police in the far northern town of Vännas had to evacuate 40 Iraqi refugees from 2 families – after an angry crowd of stone-throwing young and older residents gathered outside the refugees’ homes and smashed windows.

Observers said the conflict started after a fight between younger refugees and local youngsters.

Meanwhile, some 50 town residents staged a demonstration in support of  refugees after the incident – some of them maintaining that right-wing groups have been spreading anti-immigrant leaflets around town.

bs

Our journalism is based on credibility and impartiality. Swedish Radio is independent and not affiliated to any political, religious, financial, public or private interests.
Du hittar dina sparade avsnitt i menyn under "Min lista".