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Women in custody for beating of far-right politician

TT/The Local · 11 Jun 2009, 07:15

Published: 11 Jun 2009 07:15 GMT+02:00

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Prosecutor Jens Nilsson requested the women be remanded on suspicions of aggravated assault for their attack against Martin Kinnunen.

One of the women, who is 25-years-old, was also held for her suspected role in two other assaults which took place on Folkungagatan on Södermalm in southern Stockholm in February.

During the remand hearing, the women denied the assault allegations against them.

Prosecutors believe the attack on Kinnunen and his girlfriend, who were targeted by a group of five to ten people, was politically motivated.

Police may arrest more people suspected of participating in the incident, which took place early Sunday morning when Kinnunen and his girlfriend were walking near Gullmarsplan south of Stockholm.

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The couple were punched and kicked repeatedly, and forced to seek treatment at a nearby hospital for their injuries.

TT/The Local (news@thelocal.se)

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08:25 June 11, 2009 by jimmyjames
I always find it extremely amusing that the "Liberals" who always preach love, tolerance, equality, and PEACE have no hesitation to utilize the most extreme, brutal and violent means against those who hold different political, social, and economic viewpoints. It is OK because they are assualting in the name of Peace and tolerance.
10:02 June 11, 2009 by Plowbridge H. Broad
'One of the women, who is 25-years-old, was also held for her suspected roll in two other assaults which took place on Folkungagatan on Södermalm in southern Stockholm in February.'

Was she so fat that she rolled over people or does it refer to her cheese roll?

Come on TL, stop embarrassing yourselves with error strewn journalism. You are at the bottom of the pile already but try not to break through the bottom.
11:55 June 11, 2009 by Pengy
Bah, it's not like SD don't do the same. Or SMR, or NSF. Suuuure they don't ever beat up blacks and homosexuals or anyone else... great thinking, kiddo. The group AFA simply responds to a threat with the same means as the rights themselves use. But hey, it's ok, like you said, jimmy boy, it's all ok because the homos have a different view on sexuality!

Is it really any better to beat up people for INTOLERANCE? Besides one group fights for the freedom of others the others fight to close off certain people from that democratic freedom....
12:41 June 11, 2009 by JethroGreenmantle
jimmyjames doesn't know the meaning of the word 'liberal' and TL can't spell - does TL get the readers it deserves?!
16:58 June 11, 2009 by hpunlimited
These two women from AFA are well known leftwing terrorists that has terrorized Sweden many times before, in an out of jail quite often, they have strong connections with Rosengård(where her boyfriend comes from) in Malmö and part of their "movement" of burning cars and buildings. It is kinda scary to read that they have moved up here to Södermalm in order to get closer to all politicians.
02:55 June 12, 2009 by jimmyjames
Well you are right regarding the word "Liberal".Its definition changes from country to country. As for Mr. Pengy ; I'm really not sure as to the gist of his obvious disagreement with my statement. Niether the article nor my post mentions anything about Gay rights, sexuality, or " homos". I only know that when political parties/ideologies come to beieve they are justified in the use of violence then everyone loses.....nothing is accomplished.....the violence just perpetuates.
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