Shooting in Umeå

SWEDEN. I started the day by reading about a shooting in the very neighbourhood where a family member used to live. There was a shooting late last night where one person was killed and two were injured. The men are known by the police since before and the reason for the shooting might be a... Continue Reading →

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More Animal Cruelty

SWEDEN. Last week two men got sentenced for killing a dog and many people have reacted with disgust to the video of what they put the poor dog through. I don't know if animal cruelty is increasing, but it sure feels like it. It was a 36-year old man from Gothenburg and a 20-year old from... Continue Reading →

Norms Were Made to Be Broken

SWEDEN. Henrik Theorin is the headmaster of the Haga School in Umeå whose pupils is between the ages of 6 and 15. When they had a Pride Week he decided to show the children that it's possible to go against societys norms. So Henrik chose to wear a dress, on a whim as he says,... Continue Reading →

Immigrant Raped 10-year Old

SWEDEN. A 10-year old girl got raped in the afternoon of 25 October in a courtyard in Malmö. She didn't know the offender. After five days Mohammad turned himself in, he's born 1988 and came to Sweden 2009 from Libya. He has confessed to the crime. He is also suspected for several other crimes, including... Continue Reading →

Drowning Incites Violence

SWEDEN. After a tragic drowning in the river in Umeå a couple of persons reacted by throwing stones at a police car. The car got so damaged that a tow truck had to be called. The man, who was of foreign descent, disappeared when he was riding a jet ski on wednesday August first and... Continue Reading →

Ramadan Is upon Us!

DENMARK/SWEDEN. Inger Støjberg, Minister of integration in Denmark, writes in an debate article that there is freedom of religion in Denmark, that religion is a private matter and now ramadan is upon us. Here in the north of Europe the sun is up for almost 24 hours this time of year. In Umeå the sun goes... Continue Reading →

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