Opponents of the African regime began to burn shops and cars. The police had trouble separating the contenders.
Investigation in Sweden of the riots at an Eritrean festival that ended with fifty injuries and more than one hundred arrests this Thursday.
The clashes occurred between the organizers of the event, supporters of the Eritrean government, and an opposing group. The opponents began by setting fire to shops and cars. It all ended in a pitched battle with sticks and stones while the police tried to separate the contenders.
Critics argue that the festival, which is held on the outskirts of Stockholm, tries to whitewash the image of the dictatorial regime in the African country.
The Swedish authorities will now consider whether to continue to allow it.