The Husby riots

The Husby riots

It is a Sunday evening in May 2013 that fires start in several places around the Stockholm suburb of Husby. Cars, a school, a healthcare facility and a garage light up. Firefighters and police with dogs arrive. Stones are thrown.

Over the course of just under a week, several hundred cars have caught fire and the bill for the police intervention is over SEK 20 million. But what actually happened? And why?

P3 Documentary about the Husby riots is a story about one of Stockholm’s biggest riots, but it is also a tragic story about a fatal shooting.

A documentary by: Paloma Vangpreecha.

Producer: Rosa Fernandez.

Aired for the first time: 2019.





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