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Sweden: mosque ‘love bombed’ after attacks

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Sourcealjazeera.com

Swedes expressing solidarity with Muslims have organized events of support and love after a series of recent attacks on mosques.

In the city of Uppsala, where anti-Muslim rhetoric was scrawled onto a mosque wall on Thursday, hundreds of people pasted red paper hearts and messages of support onto the building’s entrance ahead of Friday prayers.

A day before the so-called love bombing, police said a Molotov cocktail was hurled at the mosque without causing a fire.

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Sweden: 3 mosque attacks in 1 week (Video)

info-pictogram1 A police manhunt is underway in Sweden after a mosque was attacked for the third time in a week. It happened early on New Year’s morning in Uppsala – one of the country’s biggest cities. The Mosque was fire bombed and graffiti spayed on its walls. Other incidents saw five people injured on Christmas Day, when a petrol bomb was thrown through the window of a mosque in another city. And three days ago, someone tried setting fire to an Islamic centre in the south of the country.