A Swedish student who livestreamed her protest against the deportation of an Afghan asylum-seeker last year has been found guilty of violating Sweden’s aviation laws and fined £250.
Elin Ersson, 22, avoided a prison sentence at the Gothenburg district court, where she was sentenced to a fine of 3,000 Swedish krona.
Last July, she broadcast her attempt to prevent a Turkish Airlines flight from leaving Gothenborg Landvetter airport on Facebook.
A 50-year-old Afghan, asylum-seeker and convicted criminal, who was being deported from the country, was onboard.
After Ersson refused to take her seat, several other passengers – including members of a football team – …read more
Source: Gulf times