Tag: Violence

  • Winning against gang violence with soft tactics

    Winning against gang violence with soft tactics

    Conflict recently did an episode on harsher punishments. But in the background, a more low-intensity fight is going on with soft methods. We visit the boxing club Fight For Zero in Vällingby, where several of the guys know someone who was shot to death. Now the teenagers get homework help and are trained to help […]

  • Gangs have become more common in Helsinki, the police say

    Gangs have become more common in Helsinki, the police say

    The forces have been linked to, among other things, drug, violence and traffic crimes. The activity of such gangs has increased, especially in the capital, and the police receive reports of key members almost daily. Such activity may have gone unnoticed by the general public Mark HeinikariDetective Chief of the Helsinki Police Department. He revealed […]

  • “Maria” fears revenge after her son is arrested: “We are not guilty”

    “Maria” fears revenge after her son is arrested: “We are not guilty”

    In the last week, the focus has been on relatives of people in or around criminal networks. The murder of a man in his 50s in Tullinge, a father of a man connected to the Vårby network, has e.g. made many worried. And several police officers describe it as the gang’s boundaries have been pushed […]

  • A large drug organization uncovered in Åland, with a street value of 120,000 euros

    A large drug organization uncovered in Åland, with a street value of 120,000 euros

    The cooperation between Customs and the Åland Police Department began in 2022 to investigate the drug crime situation in Åland. During the cooperation, the customs authorities stopped a person arriving from Sweden to Åland in the port of Eckerö, where they confiscated approximately 2.9 kilograms of hashish found in the vehicle. An importer living in […]

  • The coalition proposes strict measures to combat youth and gang violence in Finland

    The coalition proposes strict measures to combat youth and gang violence in Finland

    The party also wants to reform Finland’s integration policy. The coalition has been warning for some time about the increase in gang crime and has proposed measures to combat it. According to the party, gang activity is increasing in Finland and becoming more violent, and innocent bystanders are in danger. The party believes that traditional […]

  • The state will apologize for violence, sexual assault and forced castration in nursing homes

    Earlier today, Minister of Social Affairs and Housing Pernille Rosenkrantz-Theil announced that an apology will be given by the state for assaults committed in care homes, reports DR. The offenses took place between 1933 and 1980 in the sector once known as ‘care for the special and mentally retarded’. The proposed apology follows a government […]

  • Europe gets caught up in Myanmar’s junta leaders, supporters

    Europe gets caught up in Myanmar’s junta leaders, supporters

    On February 20, the European Union announced a sixth round of sanctions against nine individuals and seven entities in military-ruled Myanmar in light of the “continued escalation of violence, serious human rights violations and threats to the peace, security and stability of Myanmar” two years after the February 1, 2021, coup. The sanctions involve travel […]

  • Social workers experienced depression during the pandemic, says the study

    Social workers experienced depression during the pandemic, says the study

    Those who experienced more pandemic-related stressors, such as health problems, increased caregiving responsibilities, domestic violence, family stress from childbirth, and work-life balance stress, experienced more mental health problems. compared to those who were not as affected by the hardships associated with the pandemic. “Like doctors, nurses, and other allied health care providers, social workers are […]

  • They fought the gangs with harsh punishments – and won

    They fought the gangs with harsh punishments – and won

    Conflict travels to a country that actually seems to have succeeded in the fight against gang violence. In one year, the murder rate in El Salvador has more than halved. Increased penalties and tough police operations have filled the prisons and calmed the streets in the country that was recently one of the world’s most […]

  • More than 21 million people in Yemen need help, protection: UN chief

    More than 21 million people in Yemen need help, protection: UN chief

    GENEVA – More than 21 million people – two out of three Yemeni children, women and men – need help and protection, said the UN chief. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres spoke at a conference in Geneva – hosted by Switzerland and Sweden – where an appeal was made for US$4.3 billion to support the most […]

  • EU calls for arms embargo to end military atrocities in Myanmar

    EU calls for arms embargo to end military atrocities in Myanmar

    YANGON, Myanmar – The European Union has imposed asset freezes and travel bans on 16 individuals and entities in military-ruled Myanmar, including the energy minister, influential businessmen and senior officers, for “serious” human rights abuses in the country. Politicians and administrators in Myanmar’s largest city, Yangon, are also being sanctioned for their alleged involvement in […]

  • “The Kurdish fox” and the drug conflicts

    “The Kurdish fox” and the drug conflicts

    The fox is singled out as one of the main actors in the wave of violence in the Stockholm area, but who is he really? How did his criminal career begin? And who are the people around him? Other participants: Filip Rydin, lawyer, Henrik Söderman, prosecutor, Jale Poljarevius, police, Stephan Kiernan, police, Mats Baakki, police. […]

  • Smuggling Sweden – Arms smuggler from the Balkans |  part 2/6

    Smuggling Sweden – Arms smuggler from the Balkans | part 2/6

    After the civil war in Yugoslavia in the 90s, no authority has a handle on how many weapons were distributed to the population, and instead of being handed in, they are smuggled to countries like Sweden. Marko has been convicted of several crimes but never for all the weapons he smuggled to Sweden from the […]

  • Nigeria demands that Finland end the Lahti-authorized armed rebellion in southeastern Nigeria

    Nigeria demands that Finland end the Lahti-authorized armed rebellion in southeastern Nigeria

    Ekpa’s exact role in the separatist group was unclear, but over the past 18 months he has called on millions of people in southeastern Nigeria to join anti-government protests. Ekpa is a feared figure in Nigeria, and the forces he leads have allegedly threatened people who disobey the Monday curfew imposed by the separatists. According […]

  • Lise Tamm – outspoken chief prosecutor against gang violence

    Lise Tamm – outspoken chief prosecutor against gang violence

    Lise Tamm is not a cautious general but a controversial prosecutor who says what she thinks, which irritated both managers and ministers during the years when she was head of RIO, the National Unit against International and Organized Crime. But last year Lise Tamm left Sweden for the top job as prosecutor at the International […]

  • Twice as many children in detention: “We comfort them and then lock the door”

    Twice as many children in detention: “We comfort them and then lock the door”

    In August 2021, four teenagers take the commuter train to central Stockholm. With them they have a bag with a bomb. Just before Christmas, a 16-year-old boy in Kalmar is shot in the head. The suspected shooter is only 15 years old and the suspected instigator only a few years older.And in Stockholm, the suspect […]

  • Teenager on the drug war: “I want to keep my life”

    Teenager on the drug war: “I want to keep my life”

    Sundsvall has been singled out as one of the most important locations in the gang war. They fight over ownership of the city’s drug market. Hear the teenagers who are at risk of being recruited, the field assistant who witnessed the gross violence himself and the party junkies who contribute to the industry behind the […]

  • Once upon a time there was a family

    Once upon a time there was a family

    In 1991, the Abdulla family comes to Sweden after five years on the run from Saddam Hussein’s persecution. While Trifa and her siblings quickly integrate into their new country, her parents freeze in their dreams of the homeland of Kurdistan and are marginalized. Everything culminates in the summer of 1999 when Trifa is convinced that […]

  • The situation in the schools of the capital region is worrying, the police tell HS

    The situation in the schools of the capital region is worrying, the police tell HS

    The police quite often get tips about possible drug dealing in schools, but the raid was carried out based on exceptionally solid information, he told the newspaper. The police, he emphasized, rarely decide to raid a school with barking dogs and do so only after careful consideration. “If we suspect there are drugs in a […]

  • UN chief Guterres fears that the world is heading towards a wider war

    UN chief Guterres fears that the world is heading towards a wider war

    In a speech to the 193-member UN General Assembly on Monday, he laid out his priorities for 2023, Al Jazeera reported. The nearly year-long conflict has intensified in recent weeks as Ukrainian and Russian forces fight fiercely for control of cities in eastern Ukraine. He pointed to the war in Ukraine, a “runaway climate catastrophe, […]

  • The children in the middle of the violence: The escape map |  Part 2/3

    The children in the middle of the violence: The escape map | Part 2/3

    Nowadays, it is a crime when children witness violence in close relationships. The children get their own voice in the legal process, but even if the perpetrator is convicted of child welfare crimes, the child’s security has been damaged for life. Mother Anna is forced to tell the children that she does not love them. […]

  • Sámi activist Janne Hirvasvuopio’s life threatened in a ‘Valentine’s Day card’: "There is a tangible threat of violence"

    Sámi activist Janne Hirvasvuopio’s life threatened in a ‘Valentine’s Day card’: "There is a tangible threat of violence"

    The Sámi people and their rights became a national topic of discussion in late autumn 2022, when the Finnish government discussed the law on the Sámi assemblies.

  • The children in the middle of the violence: Hidden under the bed |  Part 1/3

    The children in the middle of the violence: Hidden under the bed | Part 1/3

    For one in ten children in Sweden, home is not a safe place, but a place where violence has become part of their everyday life. It is often a well-kept secret, but in judgments and preliminary investigations, you can read about children who call 112, children who hide, protect their siblings and go between them […]

  • Meta restores Donald Trump’s Facebook and Instagram accounts

    Meta restores Donald Trump’s Facebook and Instagram accounts

    Trump’s Facebook account was the most followed account at the time of the freeze, with hundreds of millions of followers, the New York Times reported to Meta. On January 7, 2021, the day after hundreds of people stormed the Capitol in his support, Meta fired Trump from his platforms, citing that he was inciting more […]

  • The gang war between Räven and Dalen

    The gang war between Räven and Dalen

    “The most extreme thing ever” – so says one of the police officers P3 Krim spoke to about the situation. Several conflicts are behind the spiral of violence and in this episode we will focus on the gang war between the 36-year-old known as “The Fox” and a 24-year-old who controls the Valley Network. Although […]

  • The national police chief holds a press conference about the wave of violence

    The national police chief holds a press conference about the wave of violence

    The police hold a press conference with the latest news about the wave of violence with shootings and explosions in Stockholm. National Police Chief Anders Thornberg and Stockholm Regional Police Chief Mattias Andersson participate. Hear the Ekot live broadcast-

  • Sweden’s prime minister likens gang violence to domestic terrorism

    STOCKHOLM, Jan. 23 (Xinhua) — The escalating gang violence in Sweden is tantamount to domestic terrorism, Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson said here on Monday. His comment came after a wave of attacks, which last year killed 61 according to police statistics, flared up since the turn of the year, Sweden’s Television (SVT) reported on Monday. […]

  • ‘Hurtful and despicable’: Pak PM Sharif condemns ‘burning’ of Koran in Sweden

    ‘Hurtful and despicable’: Pak PM Sharif condemns ‘burning’ of Koran in Sweden

    Islamabad [Pakistan]January 22 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Sunday criticized the alleged burning of the Quran during a protest outside the Turkish embassy in Stockholm, Pakistani news agency The News International reported, adding that he called the incident extremely hurtful and despicable. According to the news report, Turkey and Saudi Arabia joined several […]

  • Commissioner Appelgren on the young perpetrators of violence: “Fewer and worse”

    Commissioner Appelgren on the young perpetrators of violence: “Fewer and worse”

    Program manager: Jesper LindauBroadcast in Studio One 22 January 2023.Responsible publisher for Godmorgon world: Klas Wolf-Watz.

  • More weapons for Ukraine, genetic engineering that revives extinct species and unclear information about farm sales of alcohol

    More weapons for Ukraine, genetic engineering that revives extinct species and unclear information about farm sales of alcohol

    Hour 1: Are offensive weapons to Ukraine the new way forward in the war? About how the tradition of peace-promoting work in Sweden takes place in a new reality of military and civilian rearmament The satire surrounding President Erodgan and freedom of expression Chronicle by Göran Rosenberg The panel: Fredrik Haage, Jonna Sima, Göran Greider […]

  • Iran condemns desecration of the Koran in Sweden

    Iran condemns desecration of the Koran in Sweden

    TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Nasser Kanaani vehemently condemned the desecration of the Holy Quran in Sweden and criticized the venture as a brazen example of hate mongering and violence against Muslims. – Politics News – “The repetition of the desecration of the holy book of one and a half billion Muslims is […]

  • The United Arab Emirates condemns the burning of a copy of the Holy Koran in Sweden

    ABU DHABI, 21st January 2023 (WAM) — The United Arab Emirates has strongly condemned the burning of a copy of the Holy Quran in front of the Embassy of the Republic of Turkey in Sweden, by an extremist. In a statement, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MoFAIC) reaffirmed the UAE’s rejection of […]

  • Immigrants in Iceland

    Immigrants in Iceland

    A team of researchers from the Department of Education and Multifacetedness at the University of Iceland is currently conducting research on negative physical, emotional, psychological, sexual, financial and other experiences in immigrant women’s partnerships, workplaces or other work-related settings. A research project on intimate partner and work violence is run by a group of immigrants […]

  • Right now: Politicians and experts on the wave of violence in Stockholm

    Right now: Politicians and experts on the wave of violence in Stockholm

    Detonations, shootings and murders – the last day’s results of the wave of violence in Stockholm. Cast: Mona Hambreus (reporter Ekot), Manne Gerell (MEDI), Gunnar Appelgren, (criminal inspector), Carina Skagerlind (press spokesperson Region Stockholm), Linda Hjérten, (crime reporter).

  • Social media influencer Andrew Tate, brother remains in Romanian police custody until February 27

    Social media influencer Andrew Tate, brother remains in Romanian police custody until February 27

    Bucharest [Romania]January 21 (ANI): Social media influencer Andrew Tate and his brother Tristan Tate will remain in police custody till February 27. This comes as a Romanian court on Friday extended their detention, Tate’s lawyers told CNN affiliate Antena 3. The brothers are currently being investigated over allegations of human trafficking and rape. According to […]

  • Right now: Stockholm police on the wave of violence

    Right now: Stockholm police on the wave of violence

    Acting police regional chief Mattias Andersson and head of command Hanna Paradis hold a press conference about the recent wave of violence in Stockholm. Since Christmas Day last year, there have been at least twenty shootings and explosions in the Stockholm area. Hear the police press conference as well as P3 Krim’s Mariela Quintana Melin […]

  • The Sarah Everard case and the cop-turned-killer

    The Sarah Everard case and the cop-turned-killer

    33-year-old Sarah Everard disappeared on a March evening in London last year when she was on her way home from a friend. She was subjected to sexual violence, murdered and dumped in a forest area. And as the investigation into this brutal murder unfolded, the judiciary, more specifically the police, came under heavy questioning. It […]

  • The Rags March returns to Reykjavik

    The Rags March returns to Reykjavik

    On Saturday, July 23, the Ruff March returns to the streets of Reykjavik after a two-year hiatus caused by the coronavirus epidemic. The march will begin at 2:00 PM, outside Hallgrímskirkja Church, and the gathered people will march through the center to Austurvöllur Square. The march aims to remind people that the perpetrators, not the […]

  • The impact of COVID on violence against health care

    The impact of COVID on violence against health care

    Almost 60% of respondents felt that the number of reported cases of violence against healthcare has increased since the start of the pandemic. The study also demonstrated successful approaches by health care providers to reduce violence in health care. From May to July 2021, the International Council of Nurses, the International Committee of the Red […]

  • Serious violence against police officers – Per was severely beaten and forced to quit

    Serious violence against police officers – Per was severely beaten and forced to quit

    Police vulnerability has come into focus after the Easter riots when police feared for their lives while stones hailed at them and police buses that were hijacked and set on fire. Around 300 police officers were injured in various places in the country in connection with the riots. National Police Chief Anders Thornberg tells In […]

  • The District Court of Turku arrested a 15-year-old on suspicion of attempted murder

    The District Court of Turku arrested a 15-year-old on suspicion of attempted murder

    On Friday, the Southwest District Court ordered the pretrial detention of a 15-year-old boy suspected of attempted murder. The police suspect that a teenager caused serious violence to a 17-year-old man on Aurajoki in the center of Turku late on Monday evening. The dispute is suspected to have taken place near Teatterisilla, near the Turku […]

  • American gun rights activists say shooting in Copenhagen proves that gun laws do not work, statistics say otherwise

    American gun rights activists say shooting in Copenhagen proves that gun laws do not work, statistics say otherwise

    American conservatives take to Twitter to say that strict gun laws do not prevent gun violence, and erroneously point to Sunday’s shooting in a Copenhagen shopping center as evidence. “Shooting in Copenhagen Denmark where weapons are PROHIBITED? Ooooh child, I can not wait for the left to explain how it happened! ” tweeted Lavern Spicer, […]

  • Niinistö and Marin present their condolences after the shooting in Denmark

    Niinistö and Marin present their condolences after the shooting in Denmark

    Finnish politicians expressed their condolences on social media after three people were killed in a shooting at a shopping mall in Copenhagen, Denmark on Sunday night. "I am deeply shocked and saddened by tonight’s news from Copenhagen. My deepest condolences to all the victims of this terrible crime," President Sauli Niinistö wrote on Twitter in […]

  • Roskilde 2022: Polo G brings the rap rouser the audience wanted – but something is wrong

    Roskilde 2022: Polo G brings the rap rouser the audience wanted – but something is wrong

    It’s ten minutes to eight, and Polo G is delayed. On this baking-Wednesday afternoon, Roskilde Festival’s area is only just opened to the masses. The audience floats over the edge of the Arena Scenes pavilion. The murmur inside sounds like a biblical swarm of horseflies. The restless crowd sets ties on the Seven Nation Army […]

  • Roskilde 2022: Shooter Band chose a match with the heat

    Roskilde 2022: Shooter Band chose a match with the heat

    It was a controversial act that had the difficult task of getting the audience going at Countdown in the 26-degree heat on Monday – a fact recognized by the rap group known for wearing their distinctive ski masks when team member Dinero announced: “I almost feel like take off the mask. “ But the ski […]

  • According to the UNHCR, global resettlement needs for refugees will increase sharply next year

    According to the UNHCR, global resettlement needs for refugees will increase sharply next year

    The increase is due to the humanitarian impact of the pandemic, the many protracted refugee situations and the emergence of new refugee situations over the past year. Most of the needs in 2023 will come from asylum countries on the African continent; about 662,012 refugees staying there are estimated to be in need of resettlement. […]

  • No change in the differences in Helsinki’s experience of security between regions

    No change in the differences in Helsinki’s experience of security between regions

    One of the key questions in the Helsinki Security Survey is how safe respondents feel when walking alone late in their residential area on a Friday or Saturday night. In most areas, the situation has remained very stable and only a few areas have seen a significant increase or decrease in security. The majority, three […]

  • HS: NBI investigates NCP parliamentarian

    HS: NBI investigates NCP parliamentarian

    Helsingin sanomat newspaper on Sunday, several women reported allegations to the National Coalition Party legislature Wille RydmanThe 36-year-old used his political position to connect with young women and girls. However, no evidence of the crime was found during the police investigation. Several women told HS that Rydman served them drinks and occasionally served alcohol to […]

  • The global transition will reach a record 89.3 million in 2021: UN report

    The global transition will reach a record 89.3 million in 2021: UN report

    and more than two-thirds (69 per cent) came from just five countries: Syria (6.8 million), Venezuela (4.6 million), Afghanistan (2.7 million), South Sudan (2.4 million) and Myanmar (1 .2 million). “Every year in the last decade, the numbers have risen,” said the UN High Commissioner for Refugees. Filippo Grandi. In its report, UNHCR stressed that […]

  • VMA in Norrstig beach in Härnösand municipality, Västernorrland county.

    VMA in Norrstig beach in Härnösand municipality, Västernorrland county.

    We told last week about Eva, Sara and Malin who all three have experiences of being exposed to violence by a boyfriend or cohabitant who is also a cybercriminal. All three have in different ways tried to leave the violent partner in rounds. For two of them, Sara and Eva, their relationship is over, but […]

  • The women who revolutionized power in the Middle East

    The women who revolutionized power in the Middle East

    Middle Eastern societies are characterized by patriarchal structures and men have traditionally had the formal power in most countries in the region. But there are women who have revolutionized and protested against power at various levels. The girls on Revolutionsgatan took off their shawls in Iran In Iran, Vida Movahed stood on an electrical cabinet […]

  • A convicted terrorist attack in Turku is accused of beating prison guards

    A convicted terrorist attack in Turku is accused of beating prison guards

    Abderrahman Bouanane, A man sentenced to life imprisonment for a terrorist attack in Turku in 2017 is accused of beating guards in Turku Prison. The indictment alleges that in October 2020, while serving his 12 to 15-year sentence, Bouanane bit the prison guard’s finger and kicked another. According to the charges, Bouanane used violence to […]

  • The women who do not exist

    The women who do not exist

    What Malin, Eva and Sara have in common is that they eventually understood their husbands’ position in criminal networks, but only when it was too late. They have experienced various types of violence, have feared for their own and close relatives ‘and friends’ lives and find it difficult to get help from authorities such as […]

  • The court sentenced Helsinki rapists to long prison terms

    The court sentenced Helsinki rapists to long prison terms

    The Helsinki District Court has sentenced long-term prison sentences to suspects leaders of a street gang involved in violent incidents in the Helsinki metropolitan area. The court condemned Milan JaffThe 22-year-old, known for his music videos and rape on social media, is sentenced to 10 years in prison. In the judgment, the court found that […]

  • Danish news overview: The Capital Region has increased by 11 percent over the last 10 years

    Danish news overview: The Capital Region has increased by 11 percent over the last 10 years

    The population of the Capital Region grew from 1,214 to 1,346 million between 2012 and 2022 – a marked jump of 11 percent in line with corresponding increases in the urban areas Aarhus (up 33,000 to 285,000), Odense (up 12,000 to 181,000) and Aalborg up 15,000 to 120,000) . However, Denmark’s population increased by only […]

  • TS: Gang members are looking for work as prison guards

    TS: Gang members are looking for work as prison guards

    Members of the criminal gang have tried to infiltrate the Finnish prison staff, says Turku Sanomat. Dozens of people who took part in organized criminal groups have applied for jobs in penitentiaries, it says. It is still unclear whether they have succeeded. The Criminal Sanctions Agency (Rise), which manages 26 prisons, relies on background checks […]

  • Dialogue or rubber bullets when riots erupt

    Dialogue or rubber bullets when riots erupt

    Swedish dialogue strategy after the Gothenburg riotsConflict tells how the Swedish dialogue strategy developed after the Gothenburg riots in 2001, and how it has been very successful in preventing demonstrations from degenerating. But during the Easter riots of 2022 when the right-wing extremist Rasmus Paludan, known for his Koran burning, manifested, it became very violent […]

  • The school shooting in Texas – it’s happened

    The school shooting in Texas – it’s happened

    According to police, it is a lone 18-year-old man who is suspected of having carried out the latest school shooting in Uvalde, Texas. – The United States stands out in the statistics when it comes to mass shootings and gun violence. Here, American politicians point to different explanations, depending on what their views are on, […]

  • The Ministry of Health is publishing its plans to combat the sexual exploitation of children

    The Ministry of Health is publishing its plans to combat the sexual exploitation of children

    The Ministry of Social Affairs and Health has published a 33-step action plan to prevent the sexual exploitation of children. The strategy, which includes cooperation between parents, teachers, law enforcement authorities and other organizations, is part of Finland’s obligation to comply with the EU Convention, which aims to combat all forms of sexual exploitation of […]

  • The order murder in Malmö – The prize for a life

    The order murder in Malmö – The prize for a life

    This is the story of a contract murder for half a million kronor – and of the police’s work to stop the deadly violence in Malmö. – It’s enough to do a little crap. All of a sudden, they have put a contract on you and you will be shot, says Glen Sjögren, police in […]

  • Presidential elections in France, “Ramadan soaps” and Russia’s threat of escalation of the war

    Presidential elections in France, “Ramadan soaps” and Russia’s threat of escalation of the war

    One hour Ekot’s dispatch on site outside a polling station in Paris Meet Marine Le Pen’s young voters in the south of France The French “election silence” is being challenged Danish reactions to the riots in several Swedish cities “Ramadan soaps” – a huge industry in Egypt Chronicle by Helena Granström The panels Two o’clock […]

  • Iraq shows restored art looted after the 2003 invasion

    Iraq shows restored art looted after the 2003 invasion

    BAGHDAD – lush landscapes, stylized portraits of peasant women, curved sculptures – an exhibition in Baghdad allows art lovers to rediscover the pioneers of contemporary Iraqi art. Around 100 objects are on display in the capital, returned and restored almost two decades after they were looted. Many of the works, including works by renowned artists […]

  • 401: The return of the gang debate

    401: The return of the gang debate

    Violence in several cities after right-wing extremist Rasmus Paludan carried out – or planned to carry out – Koran burning. Now it feels like exclusion and crime are back at the top of the political agenda. Will it last? This is how public opinion is affected by a change of party leader The Liberals hope […]

  • The World Muslim Communities Council condemns the burning of a copy of the Holy Quran in Sweden

    ABU DHABI, 19 April 2022 (WAM) – The World Muslim Communities Council has strongly condemned the burning of a copy of the Holy Quran in Sweden. In a statement on Monday, the Council stressed that the wave of hatred and intolerance that Sweden is witnessing against Islam and the Muslim community is completely unacceptable, and […]

  • Al-Azhar condemns right-wing extremists’ burning of copies of the Holy Quran in Sweden

    Al-Azhar condemns right-wing extremists’ burning of copies of the Holy Quran in Sweden

    CAIRO, April 18, 2022 (WAM) – Al-Azhar, the world’s leading institution of Sunni Islam, has condemned the burning of copies of the Holy Qur’an by right-wing extremists in Sweden and calls for the adoption of international law to prevent the violation of religious sanctity. “The Noble Qur’an will remain in its highest place as a […]

  • Riots about threats against the Swedish Koran result in arrests

    Riots about threats against the Swedish Koran result in arrests

    More than 40 people were arrested after violent clashes between police and insurgents upset over Koran burning More than 40 people have been arrested during the weekend’s violent clashes between police and outraged insurgents in several cities around Sweden after a right-wing extremist group announced plans to burn copies of the Koran. The country’s national […]

  • Riots over Koran-burning threats in Sweden lead to arrests

    Riots over Koran-burning threats in Sweden lead to arrests

    More than 40 people were arrested after violent clashes between Swedish police and insurgents upset over Koran burning More than 40 people have been arrested during the weekend’s violent clashes between police and outraged insurgents in several cities around Sweden after a right-wing extremist group announced plans to burn copies of the Koran. Sweden’s national […]

  • The United Arab Emirates condemns the burning of copies of the Holy Qur’an by extremists in Sweden

    The United Arab Emirates condemns the burning of copies of the Holy Qur’an by extremists in Sweden

    ABU DHABI, April 18, 2022 (WAM) – The United Arab Emirates has strongly condemned the burning of copies of the Holy Quran by certain extremists in Sweden. In a statement, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MoFAIC) reaffirmed the United Arab Emirates’ rejection of any practice aimed at destabilizing security and stability in […]

  • Riots spread in Sweden among right-wing extremist plans to burn the Koran

    Riots spread in Sweden among right-wing extremist plans to burn the Koran

    Bullying of young people clashed with police and set fire to vehicles in an attempt to disrupt an anti-immigration party’s demonstrations Songs about “Allahu Akbar”, police cars on fire and police injured – this is what the prelude to Easter looked like in several cities around Sweden this week, after the authorities gave a right-wing […]

  • Putin’s propaganda and lies about the war

    Putin’s propaganda and lies about the war

    The reality in Butja Lubna El-Shanti has just returned from Kyiv and the suburbs of Butja and Irpin. Maria Persson Löfgren tells about Odessa where she has been. They tell about the people they met, about how they live, and about what they have been through. Propaganda in Russia In Vladimir Putin’s Russia, a surreal […]

  • The order murder in Malmö – A crime is planned

    The order murder in Malmö – A crime is planned

    – Loyalty does not exist. Although they keep talking about “my brother, he would never let me down”. Yes, he would if someone had given him enough money, says Sigrun Hilmarsdottir Sigurdsson, former employment officer in Rosengård. The orderly murder in Malmö is a story about the hidden mechanisms of gang violence – and about […]

  • The Russian logic behind the abuses of civilians

    The Russian logic behind the abuses of civilians

    Civilians shot in the neck, some with their hands tied behind their backs. Rocket fire on families trying to evacuate. Pictures from the cities of Butja, Irpin and Borodjanka testify to the brutality of the Russian military. In P4 Världen tells Malcolm Dixelius, journalist and Russian expert, on the methods of the Russian army and […]

  • Linköping and the new violence, part 2: The unsolved murders

    Linköping and the new violence, part 2: The unsolved murders

    The conflict in Linköping has recently been chaotic. It is about both territorial networks and motorcycle gangs, where the lines of conflict have been unclear and alliances and loyalties are changing rapidly. At the same time, the police seem to see that there are more firearms in circulation, something that is also reflected in the […]

  • The testimonies from Butja that shake the world

    The testimonies from Butja that shake the world

    When Ukrainian troops were able to re-enter the city of Butja, a horrific discovery was made. Dead bodies lay on the streets. People believed to be civilians were apparently tied up along the side of the road. The images of mass graves and dead people have shocked an entire world and the events in the […]

  • Only 5 percent of domestic violence is reported to the police in Denmark

    Only 5 percent of domestic violence is reported to the police in Denmark

    A new study conducted over eight years by VIVE shows that only 5 percent of domestic violence committed by a partner in Denmark is reported to the police. Incidents range from one-off and less serious violence to violence that is repeated and more serious in nature. The VIVE survey collected data from 20,000 Danes aged […]

  • Police indicted for attempted murder against rapper, separate trial begins with planned retaliation

    Police indicted for attempted murder against rapper, separate trial begins with planned retaliation

    The District Court of Eastern Uusimaa has been imprisoned as a rapper and suspected gang leader Milan Jaff charged with attempted murder. The indictment is related to a preliminary investigation by the Central Criminal Police with the police departments of Eastern Uusimaa and Helsinki into a violent clash between two street gangs in Vantaa last […]

  • Yle Sport: Olympic official physically disturbed, belittled by female colleagues

    Yle Sport: Olympic official physically disturbed, belittled by female colleagues

    More revelations about the behavior of a former member of the Olympic Committee Mika Lehtimäki Yle Sport, chairman of the Olympic Committee and former mayor of Helsinki, has reported on her female colleagues, Jan Vapaavuori also involved in the consequences of the scandal. On Monday, Lehtimäki announced his resignation as head of the Finnish Olympic […]

  • Linköping and the new violence, part 1: The victim who chose to talk

    Linköping and the new violence, part 1: The victim who chose to talk

    In less than a year, there have been 16 shootings in Linköping. Six people have been murdered and three people have been injured in the shootings, in two serious cases where both victims were shot close to the head. Only one of the shootings has been prosecuted. It is about an assassination attempt in the […]

  • Putin’s strategy in the war in Ukraine

    Putin’s strategy in the war in Ukraine

    Siege city What exactly is Vladimir Putin’s strategy, why is he attacking so many civilian targets? One of the cities where many civilians were hit very hard by Russia’s war in Ukraine is the coastal city of Mariupol, which once had more than 400,000 inhabitants. The city is bombed day in and day out and […]

  • The Russian embassy is asking citizens to report discrimination and hate speech

    The Russian embassy is asking citizens to report discrimination and hate speech

    The Russian Embassy in Helsinki has urged Russian citizens living in Finland to report to the consulate all cases in which they suspect that they have been the victim of discrimination, hate speech or violation of civil rights. The call was made through the embassy’s social media channels. Jussi LassilaA senior researcher at the Foreign […]

  • Crisis in humanitarian funding risks disaster in Yemen: UN chief

    UNITED NATIONS, March 16 (Xinhua) – UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned on Wednesday that a crisis in humanitarian funding risks disaster in war-torn Yemen. In recent months, the UN has been forced to reduce or close about two-thirds of life-saving programs, he told a high-level pledge conference for Yemen organized jointly by the UN and […]

  • 200 tons of medical and food aid arrives in Ukraine

    200 tons of medical and food aid arrives in Ukraine

    Trucks carry: 38 war-wounded drug packs. Each pack can help treat 50 people with serious injuries. 1’170 emergency packages, each containing: 3600 blankets 1200 buckets 1200 hygiene products 1’170 cans 1200 kitchen sets 1200 tarpaulins Water and sanitary supplies 5,120 body bags Florian SeriexAn ICRC spokesman in Ukraine said: “I am currently in Ukraine in […]

  • How idolizing athletes in popular sports can be harmful

    How idolizing athletes in popular sports can be harmful

    Athletes are perceived as perfect and almost god-like because of their fitness and performance. Many athletes undoubtedly project an exciting life that everyone wants. Not surprisingly, when most sports fans are asked about their heroes growing up, most answers end up being athletes. While it is not in itself bad to have a favorite athlete, […]

  • The health authority needs to revise the recommendations to tackle teens’ alcohol consumption directly

    Danish teenagers have long had a reputation for being the most drinkers in Europe. Transitional rituals such as being slaughtered on 1 May, on school trips to Prague and at Roskilde Festival are part of most normal Danish upbringing. And the law and big business make it easier than ever to get drunk. Over 16s […]

  • The Finnish Red Cross is sending a logistics unit to Ukraine to coordinate humanitarian operations

    The Finnish Red Cross is sending a logistics unit to Ukraine to coordinate humanitarian operations

    On Monday, the Finnish Red Cross will send personnel and resources from its Tampere logistics center to Ukraine to help the victims of the Russian attack. According to the Finnish branch of the humanitarian group, the consignment includes a small logistics office and two cars. The field office will coordinate the distribution of aid to […]

  • * NEW * Sect leader Mother Lilly

    * NEW * Sect leader Mother Lilly

    Lilly and her disciples form the movement World Light Center, which will be called one of Sweden’s strangest sects. Lilly claims to be a world savior, but defectors testify that for twenty years she rules with threats and violence. The children are particularly vulnerable. When will society step in? Where is the boundary between religious […]

  • Doctor, entrepreneur, mayoral candidate: Parents of stabbing witnesses suggest that juvenile violence may involve anyone’s child

    Doctor, entrepreneur, mayoral candidate: Parents of stabbing witnesses suggest that juvenile violence may involve anyone’s child

    A high court ruling has today upheld the Lyngby Court’s decision in early 2021 to sentence Wilson Philip Rasmussen to eight years in prison for killing Ali Reda Hadi Hassan during a pre-agreed fight between two groups of teenagers in a parking lot in Gentofte in April. 2020. Rasmussen will therefore have the rest of […]

  • Pictures from Vegas ‘arrest show ex-UFC champion Jones’ head-jerking police car

    Pictures from Vegas ‘arrest show ex-UFC champion Jones’ head-jerking police car

    Former UFC champion Jon Jones can be seen in an emotionally distressed state during his arrest in September in Las Vegas UFC superstar Jon Jones hit a police car and cursed police officers during his arrest in September on the Las Vegas strip that occurred hours after he was inducted into the UFC Hall of […]

  • Niinistö: Russia seems to be left “alone” in the UN

    Niinistö: Russia seems to be left “alone” in the UN

    “On the other hand, it clearly means that Russia is creating a framework, an excuse for its actions on Ukrainian soil,” he said. press conference At the Presidential Palace in Helsinki. “It will be difficult to predict what will happen next. But in any case, it is extremely important that all parties renounce military action […]

  • A quarter of women in Denmark have experienced domestic violence

    A quarter of women in Denmark have experienced domestic violence

    ONE great analysis from the World Health Organization of 639 global surveys of domestic violence against women and girls, covering 161 countries, reveal that 23 percent of women in Denmark aged 15-49 have been exposed to either physical or sexual violence by their partner or both by at least one apartment. Worldwide, the figure is […]

  • "Historic" Reform: Laws against sexual violence and harassment will come into force in 2023

    "Historic" Reform: Laws against sexual violence and harassment will come into force in 2023

    The government announced on Thursday a major reform of sexual crime legislation. The new laws would introduce a broader definition of rape and replace the current law, which defines assault only as rape if it involves violence or a threat of violence and a victim of defenselessness. Minister of Justice Anna-Maja Henriksson (SPP) said this […]

  • Violence by football fans in Germany costs € 44 million a year

    Violence by football fans in Germany costs € 44 million a year

    The Ifo Institute estimates that the number of simple football-related assaults in the 4.5 years under review is 38,268. The increase in violence is especially great on “Derby” days – when local rival teams play against each other – and on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. “The victims are mostly young men between the ages of […]

  • Central Sahel: More than half of children feel unsafe at school, according to a new report

    Central Sahel: More than half of children feel unsafe at school, according to a new report

    The report states that conflict has a severe psychological impact on children, affecting their behavior and ability to learn. Nearly two-thirds (64%) of children said they had little hope for their future. “The desire to learn must never be overlooked by the need to hide.” Marta Schena, Regional Education Expert for the Norwegian Refugee Council. […]

  • The Defense Forces raise the level of internal security

    The Defense Forces raise the level of internal security

    The Defense Forces (FDF) raised its level of internal security on Tuesday. The level was raised to the “Bravo” level, the second lowest on the four-point scale. "The purpose of raising the level of security is to increase the effectiveness of security and control and to draw the attention of staff to the observation of […]

  • Kristianstad case and when society fails to prevent deadly violence

    Kristianstad case and when society fails to prevent deadly violence

    On September 17 last year, a property manager receives an SMS early in the morning about a suspected water leak. Once in the apartment building, he quickly discovers where the water comes from. The door is unlocked, he steps in and discovers a dead woman. A man who previously had a relationship with the woman […]

  • Russian skiers collapse in despair after Beijing’s medal violence

    Russian skiers collapse in despair after Beijing’s medal violence

    Natalia Nepryaeva missed a second medal at the Winter Olympics in Beijing by the most painful margin Russia’s Natalia Nepryaeva was desperately close to adding another medal to her picks at the Beijing Games before collapsing in despair and exhaustion after missing by the smallest possible margin. Nepryaeva launched the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) this […]

  • The tactic of civil disobedience divides opinions among politicians

    The tactic of civil disobedience divides opinions among politicians

    Minister of the Interior Krista Mikkonen (Green) believes that civil disobedience is one way to influence activists, but says protesters must always take responsibility for their actions and that there is no room for violence or vandalism. Over the weekend, hundreds of protesters took part in the protests "Convoy Finland 2022" protest, blocked the main […]

  • Journalists for protesters: Let journalists do their job

    Journalists for protesters: Let journalists do their job

    In a statement issued on Monday, the Finnish Editorial Board PTY points out that the media is not a party to the protesters and that both the demonstrations and the free media are part of a democratic society. Journalists who reported on the Convoy Finland 2022 demonstrations in central Helsinki last weekend said they had […]

  • Erkan Özgen’s Wonderland will start a series of three media arts at EMMA

    Erkan Özgen’s Wonderland will start a series of three media arts at EMMA

    Wonderland is a touching, wordless story about 13-year-old Muhammad and his family fleeing the Syrian city of Kobanî when attacked by Islamic State (ISIS) forces in 2014. In a short video, Muhammad, deaf and unable to speak, conveys a first-hand account of these traumatic events using only life sounds. Wonderland will be on display in […]