Protesters are seen below mounted police who are controlling a demonstration against an election meeting organised by right-wing political group The Party of the Swedes (Svenskarnas Parti) at a square in central Malmo, southern Sweden August 23, 2014 (Reuters / Drago Prvulovic)
At least 10 people were injured in the Swedish city of Malmö after local police unleashed a mounted charge at participants of a rally against Sweden’s neo-Nazi party. Clashes with police erupted as anti-fascist activists attempted to block a rival rally.
Around 1,500 people on Saturday gathered at the Limhamn square in the center of Malmö to protest the planned speech by Stefan Jacobsson, the leader of the neo-Nazi Svenskarnas Parti (The Swedes’ Party).
The tension mounted even ahead of Jacobsson’s appearance, with demonstrators throwing fire crackers and smoke bombs, the Local reports.
The controversial politician was booed when he appeared on stage as the crowd chanted: “No…
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