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Sweden Says It Will Not Alter Free Speech Laws After Burning of Qur’an Sparks Protests

HeadlineAug 02, 2023

Sweden has defended its free speech laws and says it has no plans to change them amid a growing backlash to public burnings of the Qur’an. The burnings, which have also taken place in Denmark, have triggered widespread international condemnation and protests in Muslim countries.

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