Disinfo: In Sweden you get ten years prison for demonstrating without permission

Summary

In almost all countries, including European, demonstration without permission is punished with prison. Usually short terms, form six months to one year. But in some countries, like Sweden, if 12 or more a gathered for a non-sanctioned meeting, this is considered a mass riot and will give you five or ten years in prison. Russia does not have such strict laws.

Disproof

An unfounded claim to depict Russia as more democratic than other countries. The right to organise manifestations is protected by the Swedish constitution. Permission to stage a demonstration is needed only within city limits and in areas of industry, ports etc. For organising a demonstration without permission, punishment is, according to Swedish law on public order, up to six months prison. The right to participate is still protected by the consitution. According to Swedish criminal code, staging violent riots is punished with up to four years prison.

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 186
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 03/03/2020
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Sweden
  • Keywords: Russian superiority
  • Outlet: TASS; Pervyi Kanal @ Novosti [2:25 - 2:33]; Tsargrad;
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