Annonce
Annonce
Annonce
News in english

Israel-Sweden Davis Cup readiness

Swedish police have had to borrow vehicles from Denmark as they prepare for a controversial Davis Cup match between Israel and Sweden in Malmö.

Gem til liste

Swedish police have been sticking their own livery on Danish police vehicles in recent days as they prepare for a Davis Cup match between Israel and Sweden that is to be played behind closed doors and without spectators for fear of demonstrations.

Malmö police has borrowed some 12 police buses and a lorry from Danish police as part of their preparedness arrangements for the match in the Baltiske Hal in Malmö. The vehicles have reinforced glass that can withstand flagstones.

A large number of anti-Israeli demonstrations – from leftist groups to a neo-Nazi group – are expected, with some 10,000 people expected to demonstrate against the match.

Demonstrators are complaining about the match due to Israel’s recent incursion in Gaza. A ‘Stop the Match’ campaign’ has been under way in Sweden since the incursion.

Demonstrators have already suggested that they will attempt to blockade entrances to the Baltiska Hallen in order to postpone the match.

The Sydsvenskan newspaper reports this morning that a police helicopter has already begun circling the area as a small group of demonstrators have taken up position near the hall.

Asked whether she expected trouble in connection with the match, Anna Eriksson of the International Solidarity Movement told Sydsvenskan: “Ask them,” as she pointed to the police.

PolitikenPlus
  • Ur, unisex *Bulbul er navnet på en fugl, en lille fugl med hanekam og et oppustet ego. På samme tid er det også navnet på nattergalen i persisk og indisk poesi.

    Pluspris 2.125 kr. Alm. pris 2.500 kr. Køb
  • Chart | Art Fair Messen blev allerede i sit første år en stor succes med over 11.000 besøgende i den sidste weekend i august 2013.

    Pluspris 75 kr. Alm. pris 100 kr. Køb
  • Bulldog Det var en varm sommerdag i 2006. På benzintanken midt i København holdt en amerikanerbil.

    Pluspris 800 kr. Alm. pris 920 kr. Køb
  • Twin Peaks Bluray Boks David Lynch' legendariske serie er endelig ude i en ultimativ Bluray boks med hele serien, filmen Fire Walk With Me og en masse hidtil uset ekstra materiale.

    Pluspris 440 kr. Alm. pris 500 kr. Køb
  • Håndklæder Håndklæder i bambus kvalitet, 3 stk. i en pakke. Helt lette og fine håndklæder, som også kan brugers som tæpper, dug eller plaid.

    Pluspris 199 kr. Alm. pris 250 kr. Køb