4th day of riots in Stockholm, Sweden

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  1. dawg

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    Russia Today:
    "One of Europe's most peaceful capitals, Stockholm, is witnessing its worst outbreak of violence in years. Hundreds of youths, mostly immigrants, have ripped through the city's suburbs in four nights of unrest. The violence has shocked the country, famous for its attractive immigration policies and generous welfare system."


    http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/05/22/us-sweden-riots-idUSBRE94L0RG20130522

    "We've had around 30 cars set on fire last night, fires that we connect to youth gangs and criminals," said Kjell Lindgren.

    Some 15 percent of the population are foreign-born, and unemployment among these stands at 16 percent, compared with 6 percent for native Swedes, according to OECD data.
    Out of a total 103,000 immigrants last year, 43,900 were asylum seekers, almost 50 percent up from 2011. Nearly half of these were refugees from fighting in Syria, Afghanistan or Somalia, and will get at least temporary residency.

    Among 44 industrialized countries, Sweden ranks fourth in the absolute number of asylum seekers.

    Djalaie said youths were often stopped by police in the streets for unnecessary identity checks. During the riots, he said some police called local youths "apes".


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    so old
     
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    basketcase Pissed that Naz only has 2 legs

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    is that guy "weird"?
     
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    Who is old?
     
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    basketcase Pissed that Naz only has 2 legs

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    dawg I dont get it. whats going on in Sweden? I didn't read it on msnbc or yahoo
     
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    dawg In The Dog House Staff Member

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    Civil unrest over unemployment etc... Mostly immigrants causing the trouble.
     
  7. ChuckZ

    ChuckZ You're so pusillanimous, oh yea.

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    I think it's a new story, was just reading about it today.
     
  8. Avery

    Avery Well-Known Member Banned User

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    Sweden is cutting benefits because they're running out of other people's money.
     
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    jfc way to kill a joke :facepalm:
     
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    obama :facepalm:
     
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    Phil McKrakin AKA Howie POTY The Bar VIP

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    They're animals...let them lose their souls.
     
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    face palm Well-Known Member

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    it's not a good day to fuck with me :facepalm:
     
  14. Swayze

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    Theyre rioting

    US and Canada are outsourcing jobs nonstop and we accept it in the name of capitalism :grad:
     
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    Sweden was better when it was all white.
     
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    blairg loving Mari

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    did you find him? :fil:
     
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    congo thread mention :cheer:
     
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    still looking
     
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    dawg In The Dog House Staff Member

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    Fill us in, I really don't know whats going on over there either.
     
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    If they keep letting mud people in it's going to ruin the country. Hopefully they can deport them before things get really bad.