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Riots in Sweden after Quran burning by far-right activists

Riots in Sweden after Quran burning by far-right activists

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Swedish police say far-right activists have burned a Quran in the southern city of Malmo, sparking riots and unrest after more than 300 people gathered to protestByThe Associated PressAugust 29, 2020, 9:12 PM• 1 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleSTOCKHOLM -- Far-right activists burned a Quran in the southern Swedish city of Malmo, sparking riots and unrest after more than 300 people gathered to protest, police said Saturday.Rioters set fires and threw objects at police and rescue services Friday night, slightly injuring several police officers and leading to the detention of about 15 people.The violence followed the burning Friday afternoon of a Quran, near a predominantly migrant neighborhood, that was carried out by far-right activists and filmed and posted onlin...