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AP Perverts the Truth: Lies About the Violence in Stockholm

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An injured policeman is helped by colleagues after being hit in the face by missiles thrown by leftist goons and islamic supremacists.

What are they afraid of? They are terrified that people might give us a listen. And so they have to go to extraordinary lengths, actually lying about what happened, in order to defame us and destroy our reputations. We put ourselves on the line, and these craven quislings make it their business to make sure you don't know what's happening. Why can't they just do their bloody job and report the news?

Clearly the AP implies in its headline that the violence that "erupted" at the "anti-Islam protest" was committed by the "anti-Islam" (i.e., pro-freedom) ralliers. In fact, only the leftist thugs were violent. But the first sentence of AP's photo caption only reinforces the false impression: "Swedish riot police clash with demonstrators during an anti-Islam demonstration in central Stockholm Saturday Aug. 4, 2012." Not until the second sentence of the caption do we get any inkling of what really happened, and even then the sentence is so convoluted as to obscure the truth: "Activists protesting an anti-Islam demonstration in downtown Stockholm attacked police in an attempt to break through a police line and get at the rival meeting, police said Saturday."

Violence erupts at anti-Islam protest in Sweden Associated Press August 4

Swedish riot police clash with demonstrators during an anti-Islam demonstration in central Stockholm Saturday Aug. 4, 2012. Activists protesting an anti-Islam demonstration in downtown Stockholm attacked police in an attempt to break through a police line and get at the rival meeting, police said Saturday. Spokesman Kjell Lendgren said some 400 leftists had gathered to heckle the approximate 100 anti-Islam demonstrators, who were rallying to bring attention to what they perceive is the Islamization of Europe.
Swedish riot police clash with demonstrators during an anti-Islam demonstration in central Stockholm Saturday Aug. 4, 2012. Activists protesting an anti-Islam demonstration in downtown Stockholm attacked police in an attempt to break through a police line and get at the rival meeting, police said Saturday. Spokesman Kjell Lendgren said some 400 leftists had gathered to heckle the approximate 100 anti-Islam demonstrators, who were rallying to bring attention to what they perceive is the Islamization of Europe. (AP Photo/Scanpix Sweden/Fredrik Persson)

STOCKHOLM—Swedish activists clashed with police amid a hail of bottles and fireworks in downtown Stockholm on Saturday as they tried to break through a police line and attack an anti-Islam demonstration.

According to the AP, if you hurl missiles and throwing fireworks and maiming policemen, you're a "Swedish activist." But if you're standing for freedom against the most repressive ideology on the face of the earth, you're "anti-Islam." Who's the real Islamophobe there?

Also, "amid a hail of bottles and fireworks." It wasn't raining bottles and fireworks; the AP is just trying to avoid making it clear that their "Swedish activists" were the ones throwing them. They want to suggest that the freedom fighters were responding in kind — we weren't.

Police spokesman Kjell Lendgren said around 400 leftists had gathered to heckle the 100-strong demonstration, which was rallying to bring attention to what it perceives is the Islamization of Europe.

"Heckle": media deathspeak for blinding policemen and bomb-sniffing dogs discovering a package with an emormous firecracker in it.

He said the leftists shouted and blew vuvuzelas to drown out anti-Islam and nationalist speeches, but then started throwing bottles and lit fireworks at police, injuring two officers.

Talk about burying the lede: you have to wait to the third paragraph to get the actual story.

Lendgren said ten activists were arrested, after which the situation calmed down.

 Both the anti-Islam meeting and leftist protest continued peacefully and were scheduled to end at 1600 local (1400GMT).

There was nothing peaceful about their vicious orgy of hate. I ventured over to the police line and saw their faces as they screamed obscenities and nearly choked on their own venom. The contrast with our peaceful gathering couldn't have been more vivid.

Nationalist groups such as the English Defence League were instrumental in organizing the anti-Islam event, which was described on the anti-Islam European Freedom Initiative's website as the "first worldwide counter-jihad action."

AP's calling the EDL "nationalist" is a sly attempt to equate them with the Nazis, when EDL is actually trying to defend England from Islamic supremacists, who are this century's new Nazis. So the EDL is just the opposite of what AP says they are.

In the counter protest, local activists called for tolerance and warned of a rise in fascism. They referred to the nationalist groups as "Breivik's foot-soldiers" — a reference to Norwegian ultra-nationalist Anders Breivik who killed 77 people in Norway last year.

They "called for tolerance and warned of a rise in fascism" while throwing bottles and firecrackers at police and trying to drown out our speeches. Who are the real fascists here?
And yet again, the blood libel. In reality, Breivik said he was inspired by Hamas and al-Qaeda, and said he was driven to commit his horrifying crimes by the likes of AP (when he blamed journalists who refused to report accurately on terrorism), but all of that is irrelevant. These quisling tools must promote this big fat lie. Does AP ever question the motive behind the close to 20,000 deadly Islamic attacks since 9/11? Do they ever say what they were inspired by? Ever? They, too, like Anna Ringstrom of Reuters, represent the media SS.
UPDATE: From Atlas commenter:
This is my first entry on this list and I hope not the last. I live in the country Absurdistan, former known as Sweden. Yesterday I followed an absurdistanian newspapers, Aftonbladets live coverage of the counterjihad meeting in Stockholm. The young so called reporter stood among the shouting lefties and said that “from here you can’t hear a thing the speakers are saying. My sister got so angry that she called the newspaper and asked why the “reporter” was standing so far away from the podium so that we, the viewers couldn’t hear what you all had to say, if the aburdistanian newspaper was afraid that we would hear what was said. She got no real answer but a bunch of lame excuses. Later in the evening I watched the so called news and the whole coverage wanted the viewers to think that the lefties and the so called right extremists had to be separated by police by force, mostly because EDL as the reporter said has a history of demonstrations going astray. In some newspapers they stated that there were many anti demonstrators and right extremists at the scene. They mentioned that there were fire crackers thrown but the way they wrote everyone got the picture that the firecrackers were thrown by the so called right extremists. Lastly I would like to thank Pamela Geller, Robert Spencer and all the others for your great courageous work you are forever heroes in my heart. Sincerely Birgitta

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