May 22, 2013
'Immigrant' riots in Sweden involve hundreds of 'youths'
Sheesh! It took me 5 minutes of scanning about a half dozen articles before finally - finally - finding a media account of the riots by "immigrants" that have shocked Sweden in the last 48 hours that mentions where the rioters are from. I can say without a trace of irony, "Thank God for the BBC": Police in the deprived, largely immigrant suburb of Husby shot a man dead last week after he reportedly threatened to kill them with a machete. The founder of a local youth group told Swedish media the riots were a reaction to "police brutality". Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt told reporters on Tuesday that Sweden would not be intimidated by rioters. 'Opportunistic' On Tuesday night, cars were torched in western and southern Stockholm, and stones were thrown at police officers and firefighters. One area affected, Rinkeby, saw similar rioting in 2010. Kjell Lindgren of the Stockholm police told Aftonbladet newspaper that the unrest had spread from the original rioting in Husby. "It...(Read Full Post)