3 copies of Quran desecrated in Sweden
Three copies of the Quran were found desecrated in Sweden, media reports said Wednesday.
A copy of the holy book on which death threats were written was found at a bus station and two other were found at different locations in Ronneby, according to Swedish broadcaster, SVT.
Gudlaug Hilmarsdottir, a member of the Islamic community in Ronneby, told SVT that the Quran is guidance and the community is extremely sad about the attack.
In 2020, a burned copy of the Quran and bacon were left outside of a mosque in Ronneby.
Police described it as a "hate crime" and launched an investigation but no perpetrators were found.
Last month, Danish-Swedish extremist Rasmus Paludan and Edwin Wagensveld, a far-right Dutch politician and leader of the Islamophobic group, Pegida, separately burned copies of Islam's holy book in Sweden, the Netherlands and Denmark.