Monday, August 31, 2020

Rioting erupts in Swedish city after far-right activists burn Quran

By Zachary Halaschak

Protests turned violent in Sweden after a group of far-right activists set fire to Islam’s holiest book.

The riot broke out Friday in Malmo, Sweden’s third-largest city, where some 300 people had gathered to protest against the Quran burning and anti-Muslim activities. Car tires were set on fire, and objects were thrown at police officers as the violence raged into the night, according to Reuters.  Read more >>