Riots Break Out in Stockholm Suburb After Trump Blasts Sweden's Migrant Policies

STOCKHOLM -- Residents in a northwestern suburb of Stockholm predominantly inhabited by immigrants clashed with police officers Monday, two days after President Donald Trump unleashed a vague but pointed critique of Sweden's immigration policies. About 20 to 30 masked men threw stones and other objects at police officers in the suburb, Rinkeby, after police arrested a man on suspicion of dealing drugs. A police officer fired a warning shot, but the disturbances continued for several more hours, stretching into early Tuesday morning. A photojournalist was injured in the disturbances. The episode drew scrutiny worldwide because of Trump's assertions -- based on a Fox News segment -- that Sweden had experienced a surge in crime and violence as a result of taking in large numbers of refugees.   Continue reading...

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