Sweden: Religious group attempts to silence music



Religious group attempts to silence music

On 25 April 2006, a documentary programme on SVT, the National Swedish TV, showed how a group of young, religious men in Sweden act as if they were an Islamic police force and try to prevent Swedish Muslims – basically of Somali origin – from listening to music

By Freemuse

“Music is not allowed in Islam”, says Faik Rustemi, 23, in an interview with SVT-reporter Magnus Wennerholm. Faik Rustemi is a member of the youth organisation, TUFF, based in Malmö, Sweden’s third largest city.

In a one hour TV documentary entitled ‘Reportage: S


SVT, ‘Uppdrag Granskning’ – 25 April 2006 (in Swedish):

Expressen – 26 April 2006 (in Swedish):
‘Britta Svensson: Jag h

Similar incidents have been reported in Copenhagen, Denmark, in 2004:
Religious fundamentalists obstruct Copenhagen concert

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