On 23 July the deportation of an Afghan migrant to his home country was temporarily blocked by Swedish social justice activist Elin Ersson. The girl refused to sit down until the man was removed from the flight.
Via a group of activists, Ersson was involved in trying to stop deportations before but never on a plane. She heard that an Afghan man in his 50s was among the passengers to be deported, but she didn’t know anything about him.
The footage of Ersson’s protest was watched by millions of people and was seen by the left as a brave act and one of the highlights of protests for human rights in Europe.
Screenshots of Ersson in the plane
But now it appears that the Afghan man in his 50s is actually an aggressive wife beater, Swedish news outlet Fria Tider reports.
He had beaten his daughters and his wife, and among other things, “whipped” them with a long charging cord.
The man is convicted of assault in Sweden, the police confirmed to Fria Tider. However, that was not why he was deported.
Now, newspaper Nyheter Idag reveals that the man was sentenced to nine months in jail for three cases of assault of his own wife and their two children.
The newspaper writes that the man was frequently violent and the verdict against him is an event on 14 January 2018.
At that day he “whipped” his two underage daughters because they did not turn off their TV. According to the judgement, he took a two meter long charging cord, folded it, and then struck the little girls on the back, arms and legs.
However, the assault did not stop there. When the mother came into the room, the children managed to escape from there.
But then the man started to abuse her instead. The 52 year-old whipped the mother so she fell to the floor, and then he grabbed her head and pounded it against the floor.