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Denmark

2021

14

Dec

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Danish ex-minister given jail sentence for separating couples seeking asylum

Denmark’s former immigration minister has been sentenced to two months in prison after a special court found her guilty of illegally separating several couples of asylum seekers where the woman was under 18. Inger Støjberg was sentenced on Monday to 60 days in jail over accusations that she violated the European convention on human rights […]

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Country: Denmark
Source: Euronews , TheGuardian

05

Jun

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Fortress Denmark wants to send its asylum seekers outside Europe

Denmark has adopted new legislation allowing it to open asylum centers outside Europe for applicants to be sent to, in a move aimed at deterring migrants from coming to the country at all. Denmark on Thursday ratcheted up its tough anti-immigration laws by adopting new legislation enabling it to open asylum centres outside Europe where […]

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Country: Denmark
Source: , NA

15

Apr

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Denmark may share AstraZeneca vaccines after ditching shots, WHO says

Denmark is examining options for sharing AstraZeneca’s vaccines with poorer nations after it halted use of the shots over concerns over rare blood clots, the World Health Organization Europe head said on Thursday. Denmark this week became the first country to stop using AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine altogether, as European officials continue to investigate dozens of […]

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14

Apr

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Denmark to revoke Syrian refugees’ residence permits in toughest crackdown in Europe

Denmark has started to embark on its plan to reconsider permits for Syrian refugees from the Damascus area, following through on its announcement last year to begin reevaluations. The move is in response to a 2019 report Danish authorities issued, citing that the security situation in some parts of Syria had “improved significantly.” Denmark’s decision […]

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Country: Denmark
Source: , WE

10

Mar

Denmark bans donations to mosques

A broad majority of Parliament has voted in favour of banning donations that seek to undermine democracy in Denmark. The move aims to prevent potentially extremist forces from using donations to erode basic freedom and human rights. “There exists extremist forces abroad that try to turn our Muslim citizens against Denmark and drive a wedge […]

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Country: Denmark
Source: , CPH

2020

08

Oct

Sexual Harassment Scandal Forces Danish Party Leader to Quit

One of Denmark’s most powerful politicians is stepping down after trying to keep secret an episode in which he sexually harassed a younger female colleague. Morten Ostergaard, the leader of the Social Liberals, said he had “betrayed the trust” of his party members. Speaking to reporters late on Wednesday, Ostergaard said he regretted that he […]

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Country: Denmark
Source: AA , Bloomberg

23

Jun

There is racism in Denmark: lawmaker

Racism exists in Denmark, where foreigners are exposed to inequality, a lawmaker said Monday. Pernille Skipper, who is also the spokesperson for the left-wing Red-Green Alliance, spoke in parliament about racism and Islamophobia in the country. “There is something to be said at this lectern. Yes, there is racism in Denmark,” she said, adding non-white […]

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Country: Denmark
Source: AA , AA

27

Feb

A man refused to hand in Copenhagen City Hall – so he did not become a Danish citizen

More than 500 people were ready to receive their Danish citizenship at a ceremony at Copenhagen City Hall, but one person had to leave without citizenship. The man refused to lend a hand as part of the ceremonial end, and that had consequences. It tells a member of Copenhagen’s Citizen Representation for the Alternative, Badar […]

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Country: Denmark
Source: TRT Haber , Berlingske

08

Jan

‘Unacceptable for people’: Danish asylum centre slammed in anti-torture report

The committee called the centre at Ellebæk in North Zealand “unacceptable for people”. The Strasbourg-based European Committee for the Prevention of Torture (CPT) is the anti-torture committee of the Council of Europe. The report is based on visits to Ellebæk and other detention centres including Nykøbing Falster Arrest. Both facilities house migrants who are under arrest […]

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Country: Denmark
Source: The Local

2019

23

Dec

Denmark denied refugees asylum by arguing it’s safe for them to go home to Syria

A seemingly small ruling in Denmark is alarming refugee advocates that a new precedent could be set for Europe to send Syrians seeking asylum back to their war-torn home. On Tuesday, Denmark’s Refugee Appeals Board denied asylum requests by three Syrian women, arguing that they didn’t face any individual dangers in returning to their hometown of Damascus, […]

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Country: Denmark
Source: TRT Haber , WP