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    Swedish Music Festival Sexual Assaults Lead to Band Boycott

    They’re holding on to what they believe. Mumford and Sons, who played last weekend’s Bravalla music festival, announced they won’t be returning next year after five rapes and 12 sexual assaults were reported during the three-day event. “We’re gutted by these hideous reports,” they wrote on Facebook, demanding that authorities do more to combat the problem. Police at the festival reportedly handed out bracelets saying “Don’t grope.” Another recent Swedish festival had 35 reported groping incidents, leading the prime minister to vow to tighten sexual assault laws.

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