Uprising in Husby

”– What happened?”
”– They fired a shot to the leg and one to the head.”
”– And as the coroner arrived in Husby, the police said that the person had been taken to the hospital for care. But hospitals can’t treat executions.”
”– Shit what happened?”
”– Then everything happened!”


/from Shoresh/The Ground is On Fire


May 13th, 2013 a person was shot by the police in Husby outside of Stockholm. A few days later protests started in Husby and spread to other suburbs of Stockholm. The following weeks it had spread to other Swedish cities.