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Why Benny Andersson from Abba is joining the fight against a new prison

Benny Andersson is one of the people backing a campaign against a new prison in Svedala. Photo: Marcus Ericsson/TT

Published: 24.May.2019 09:17 hrs

Benny Andersson from Swedish legend pop group Abba has thrown his weight behind a campaign to vote down plans for a major new prison in Svedala, the leafy area outside Malmö.

"I've lived and had a business just outside Svedala for nearly 25 years now ... in fantastically beautiful surroundings and fields," the pianist and composer said in a video posted on the Fängelsefritt Svedala (Prison Free Svedala) website and Facebook page.
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