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Bildt urged to help stop torture of Eritreans

Bildt urged to help stop torture of Eritreans

Pressure is mounting on Sweden's foreign minister Carl Bildt to take action against the torture of Eritreans in Egypt and the blackmailing of their relatives in Sweden and other European countries.

Runaway camels cause traffic chaos

Runaway camels cause traffic chaos

A flock of camels escaped from a circus in southern Sweden on Saturday, blocking traffic before wandering off to a nearby parking lot where they took a leisurely stroll around the cars.

24-year-old lit a man on fire just 'for fun'

A 24-year-old who lit a sleeping man on fire was convicted of assault after a video of the incident was posted on Facebook.

Human rights group releases activists' alarm

Human rights group releases activists' alarm

The Stockholm-based organization Civil Rights Defenders has developed a high-tech plastic bracelet which uses GPS technology and social media to protect human rights activists around the world.

Three drown while ice fishing in west Sweden

Three drown while ice fishing in west Sweden

In two separate incidents, two women between 60 and 70 years old and a man in his sixties fell through the ice and died while fishing on the Swedish west coast on Saturday.