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Newsline: Protests turn violent outside Iranian embassies in Sweden and Denmark

Protests outside Iranian embassies in Sweden and Denmark turned violent as rock-throwing demonstrators tried to force their way into the compounds. In Stockholm, one demonstrator received minor arm injuries and several people were arrested as protesters threw rocks and Molotov cocktails at the embassy building. Police said the crowd of around 250 people demonstrating against capital punishment in Iran also burned flags. The violence began when about 70 demonstrators tried to push their way through a line of police and into the embassy grounds.

http://mobile.canadaeast.com/article.php?articleID=1051272

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