At 6pm all were released but whilst walking towards the swedish reclaim the streets party in central Malmo were intercepted again and several were re-arrested after attempting to run. At least 2 possibly 8 are in custody as of tonight.
There has been several autonmous demonstrations today in Malmo. The first was a group of cyclists against AIM weapons factory in south Malmo in the morning. AIM make gunsights for fighter aircraft and helicopters.
During the afternoon, over 2000 protesters assembled in South Eastern Malmo to demonstrate against E.ON over plans to build power stations in sweden and also in support and solidarity with the UK climate camp Kingsnorth which happened in early august. The event was very peaceful, colourful and with no arrests.
At 8pm tonight in Malmo there was the largest reclaim the streets party in the centre. until 10pm it was peaceful with the cops just waiting and watching. As news of the arrests filtered through, the windows of a bank were stoved in and broken. Riot police then issued warnings to disperse and most did. However 100-150 protesters decided to stay and confront the police. A tense standoff then ensued with swedish riot police for a while with bottles being thrown.
Latest news as a few minutes ago (midnight) is that there have been several more arrests and large scale property damage in Central Malmo near the City Hall.
Tomorrow, there will be the main ESF official demonstration with what is expected to be at least 18-20,000 people demonstrating.
AIM DEMO crowds
AIM DEMO clowns getting busy
RTS takes the streets
more RTS takes the streets
Masked person with rock!
Fires at RTS Malmo
RTS Malmo Man against the forces of Evil