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Church bells ring out in protest over Afghan deportations

Church bells rang out in several towns and cities in Sweden at noon, Tuesday, as a protest against the continued deportation of Afghan asylum seekers.
Church bells ring out in protest over Afghan deportations
AVA- Officials behind the movement want an amnesty for young Afghans facing deportation from Sweden when they turn 18.
Radio Sweden visited Västerled Church in Bromma which took part in the national demonstration. One of its pastors Hanna Bäckman says, "we can't be silent anymore. ... We want a change."
The attitude toward immigrants has shifted in Sweden which, at the height of the refugee crisis is 2015, took in more per capita than any other European country – 163,000 asylum-seekers in a country of 10 million inhabitants.
 
 
Tuesday 21 May 2019 23:39
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