'Youths' Riot in Sweden

Peter Wilson
In addition to the horrendous beheading of a British soldier in Woolwich by Muslim terrorists, Stockholm's suburbs have seen riots for the last four nights, with car burnings and crowds throwing rocks at the police, reminiscent of the recurring riots in France. Who are these rioters? The story on the Huffington Post has the following descriptions: "Gangs of youth... Around 50 youths...The youths set light to a parking garage... masked youths hurling rocks.... One policeman was attacked by youths." On the Bloomberg article with a link on Drudge, the rioters are described as "stone-throwing youths." The Washington Post: "Some 200 youths hurled rocks at police...Six youths were arrested." As for the neighborhood, Huffington reports: Around 80 percent of the roughly 11,000 people living in Husby - a drab, low-income neighborhood of apartment blocks west of Stockholm - are first or second generation immigrants. "I understand that people react like this," said Rami Al-Khamisi...(Read Full Post)

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