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Victim blamed

Issue No. 1769

DISGRACEFULLY, no charges will be brought against the four police who shot three protesters during the Gothenburg anti-capitalist protests in Sweden last June. Bjšrn Ericson, the judge who conducted the inquiry, said that no crime had been committed.

Yet Hannes Westberg, a 19 year old transport worker who was shot in the back by police, has been charged with rioting.


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Mon 1 Oct 2001, 00:00 BST
Issue No. 1769
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