The idea was to hold a demonstration with several other youth associations outside the municipal hall, but with the current restrictions that no more than 50 people gather at one place they had to cancel. Instead, Green Youth has now started a name-gathering that will later be sent to all members of Kungsbacka's municipal council.

Want to see other efforts

Although the decision has already come into force, Aida Badeli, Green Youth Linguist, believes that it can be revoked if there are enough signatures. Instead of banning begging, she believes that one should work with other efforts that enable people to get out of poverty.

- It should never be a crime to ask for help, says Aida Badeli.