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  • Sep 23, 2014
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Segregation cited as root of riots in immigrant areas of Stockholm

Sweden has long been a bastion of generous social welfare and an egalitarian political culture. So many people were shocked when scores of youths hurled rocks at police and set cars ablaze during rioting in several largely immigrant areas near Stockholm this week.

Saturday, 25 May, 2013, 4:21am

Cars, schools ablaze in fifth night of Stockholm riots

More than a dozen cars were torched and schools, shops and a police station were set ablaze as riots swept through Stockholm’s immigrant-dominated suburbs for the fifth straight night.

24 May 2013 - 8:50pm

Stockholm riots raise fresh debate on immigration

Four nights of rioting that has spread across Stockholm immigrant districts has raised fears that decades of integration efforts have gone dangerously awry.

24 May 2013 - 4:32am