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Since January of 2000, 179 children under 18 have lost their mother in a murder or manslaughter in Sweden. Most of the time, their father was the killer..Most of the killed women had appealed for help for themselves and their children. Their deaths are not individual tragedies, but a failure of society..The children are left behind...Alexandra, 8 had not reached the age of four when mom was killed in the kitchen by her boyfriend. She and her brother tried to prevent the murder. Alexandra says: "He hit mother with a hammer in the head. At first I did not think it was dangerous, I was only three years. But then I started thinking that my mother is screaming, and then it have to hurt " Barnen som blev kvar bilder
Since January of 2000, 179 children under 18 have lost their mother in a murder or manslaughter in Sweden. Most of the time, their father was the killer..Most of the killed women had appealed for help for themselves and their children. Their deaths are not individual tragedies, but a failure of society..The children are left behind...Alexandra, 8 had not reached the age of four when mom was killed in the kitchen by her boyfriend. She and her brother tried to prevent the murder. Alexandra says: "He hit mother with a hammer in the head. At first I did not think it was dangerous, I was only three years. But then I started thinking that my mother is screaming, and then it have to hurt "

Foto: Magnus Wennman

Since January of 2000, 179 children under 18 have lost their mother in a murder or manslaughter in Sweden. Most of the time, their father was the killer..Most of the killed women had appealed for help for themselves and their children. Their deaths are not individual tragedies, but a failure of society..The children are left behind...Alexandra, 8 had not reached the age of four when mom was killed in the kitchen by her boyfriend. She and her brother tried to prevent the murder. Alexandra says: "He hit mother with a hammer in the head. At first I did not think it was dangerous, I was only three years. But then I started thinking that my mother is screaming, and then it have to hurt "

Foto: Magnus Wennman

Diana, 17. The ex boyfriend hit, kicked and took stranglehold on Diana
Diana, 17. The ex boyfriend hit, kicked and took stranglehold on Diana's mother. When police arrived, he shot her and himself. The grief and loss has only become more difficult in the six years since the murder.

Foto: Magnus Wennman

Diana, 17. The ex boyfriend hit, kicked and took stranglehold on Diana's mother. When police arrived, he shot her and himself. The grief and loss has only become more difficult in the six years since the murder.

Foto: Magnus Wennman

Soheil, 20, had just celebrated his 13th birthday. He got cake and gifts. A few hours later, he saw the police helicopter circulating above their house, police cars everywhere, barrier tape. He was put in a police car that drove away. Several hours later, someone told him that his mother was dead - shot with nine shots outside their home, by hot Soheils own father. Barnen som blev kvar bilder
Soheil, 20, had just celebrated his 13th birthday. He got cake and gifts. A few hours later, he saw the police helicopter circulating above their house, police cars everywhere, barrier tape. He was put in a police car that drove away. Several hours later, someone told him that his mother was dead - shot with nine shots outside their home, by hot Soheils own father.

Foto: Magnus Wennman

Soheil, 20, had just celebrated his 13th birthday. He got cake and gifts. A few hours later, he saw the police helicopter circulating above their house, police cars everywhere, barrier tape. He was put in a police car that drove away. Several hours later, someone told him that his mother was dead - shot with nine shots outside their home, by hot Soheils own father.

Foto: Magnus Wennman

Lina, 15, does not remember much of her mother. She would soon be four years old when his father went to see them in their new city. He followed them and waited outside the kindergarten where Lina
Lina, 15, does not remember much of her mother. She would soon be four years old when his father went to see them in their new city. He followed them and waited outside the kindergarten where Lina's mother left her daughter. He murdered Linas mother outside the kindergarten. Lina remembers how it grew dark outside, all the kids went home and a lady gave her crackers. As many as she wanted. Mom will not pick you up today, she said when Lina asked.

Lina, 15, does not remember much of her mother. She would soon be four years old when his father went to see them in their new city. He followed them and waited outside the kindergarten where Lina's mother left her daughter. He murdered Linas mother outside the kindergarten. Lina remembers how it grew dark outside, all the kids went home and a lady gave her crackers. As many as she wanted. Mom will not pick you up today, she said when Lina asked.

Jonathan, now 11, was nine years old when his mother Carla was stabbed outside his apartment building. That same morning, Jonathan had pleaded with his father not to hurt mom. Today Jonathan and his sister live with their grandparents in another city. "I will never forget her. She is my heart and I am with her always”, he says. Barnen som blev kvar bilder
Jonathan, now 11, was nine years old when his mother Carla was stabbed outside his apartment building. That same morning, Jonathan had pleaded with his father not to hurt mom. Today Jonathan and his sister live with their grandparents in another city. "I will never forget her. She is my heart and I am with her always”, he says.

Foto: Magnus Wennman

Jonathan, now 11, was nine years old when his mother Carla was stabbed outside his apartment building. That same morning, Jonathan had pleaded with his father not to hurt mom. Today Jonathan and his sister live with their grandparents in another city. "I will never forget her. She is my heart and I am with her always”, he says.

Foto: Magnus Wennman

Jennifer, 15. The night before Jennifer
Jennifer, 15. The night before Jennifer's mother was murdered, she alerted police. Jennifer and her brother was home alone with his father who threatened to kill. "We lost both mother and father in a few minutes," she says.

Foto: Magnus Wennman

Jennifer, 15. The night before Jennifer's mother was murdered, she alerted police. Jennifer and her brother was home alone with his father who threatened to kill. "We lost both mother and father in a few minutes," she says.

Foto: Magnus Wennman

Barnen till mördade mammor. Barnen som blev kvar bilder
Barnen till mördade mammor.

Foto: Magnus wennman

Barnen till mördade mammor.

Foto: Magnus wennman

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Grundad 1830 av Lars Johan Hierta

Årets Dagstidning digitala medier.
Utsedd av TU och Medievärlden.

Stora Journalistpriset 2012.
Carina Bergfeldt är Årets berättare för reportaget: "Dagen vi aldrig glömmer - Massakern på Utøya".

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