In Sweden, riots have broken out in four cities since Thursday. It was caused by the burning of the Qur’an by Rasmus Paludan of the Danish anti-Muslim party Stram Kurs (Hard Line).
On Friday, dramatic scenes took place in Örebro (southern Sweden), where opponents of Palaudan from immigrant neighborhoods attacked police with stones and firecrackers. At least eight men in uniform were wounded, Several police cars were set on fire. According to the local newspaper, “Nerex All India”, unknown persons hijacked a police car.
Earlier that day, police officers were stoned in the Rinkeby district of Stockholm, where Paludan made his appearance.
On Thursday, riots over the appearances of a Danish politician broke out in Linköping and Norrköping in southern Sweden. In both cities 15 cars were burnt, including police cars. A tram was destroyed in Norrkoeping.
The Stram Kurs party, which launched anti-Muslim slogans, was founded in 2017 in Denmark. In the 2019 parliamentary elections, he won by 1.8 percent. authentication. Palaudan, who is of Swedish descent, is trying to expand into Sweden. The politician announced that he would run in the autumn elections to the Swedish parliament.
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