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Denmark

2019

03

Jun

Danish far-right members burn Quran in capital

Activists of a far-right group burned a copy of the Quran and unfurled a banner saying “Europe is ours” in the Danish capital to protest against the iftar (fast-breaking) gathering of Muslims on Saturday. Members of Stram Kurs — anti-immigrant and anti-Islamic party — tried to provoke people by burning a copy of Quran during […]

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Country: Denmark
Source: AA , AA

30

May

Rasmus Paludan: Muslims should not be integrated – they must be sent home

No democracy has ever managed to integrate large quantities of Muslims, and the reason is that it is impossible. We must send Muslims out of the country again so that the Danes can feel safe again, writes Rasmus Paludan in his chronicle in the party leader series, where Information places the chronicle for the 13 authorized […]

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Country: Denmark
Source: Information

07

May

New far-right party seen entering Danish parliament

A new Danish far-right party that wants Islam banned and hundreds of thousands of Muslims deported could win seats in Denmark’s parliament in an upcoming election, an opinion poll showed on Monday. The party ‘Stram Kurs’, which means Hard Line, was founded in 2017 by lawyer Rasmus Paludan who first came to public attention by […]

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Country: Denmark
Source: TRT Haber , Euro News

06

May

Danish far-right party calling for Muslim deportation to stand in election

A far-right political party demanding the deportation of all Muslims and the preservation of the country for its “ethnic community” will be on the ballot paper in Denmark for the first time, in a general election due to be called within days. The Stram Kurs, or Hard Line party, led by Rasmus Paludan – a […]

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Country: Denmark
Source: TRT Haber , The Guardian

15

Apr

Copenhagen wakes up to carnage after anti-Islam protest turns into riot

Copenhagen Police confirmed the arrests on Monday morning. Unrest in the area on Sunday followed a demonstration by Rasmus Paludan, an extremist right-wing agitator whose demonstrations feature burning the Quran in areas with sizeable minority ethnic communities. Paludan has previously received a conditional prison sentence for making derogatory or degrading remarks about black South Africans […]

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Country: Denmark
Source: TRT Haber , The Local

20

Mar

Danish MP told baby ‘not welcome’ in parliament chamber

A Danish MP has spoken out after being told to remove her baby from the parliament’s chamber. Mette Abildgaard said it was the first time she had brought her five-month-old daughter to work, as her father could not step in to take care of her. Pia Kjaersgaard, parliament speaker and ex-leader of the right-wing Danish […]

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Country: Denmark
Source: NTV , BBC

18

Jan

Want to be Danish? You’d better shake hands

Afghan-born Sakandar Khan, 30, was among the first nine new Danish citizens who shook hands with Denmark’s immigration minister under a new law that makes a handshake the final step in the naturalization process. “This is a huge thing for me. I am thrilled,” the former practicing Muslim dressed in shirt and tie said with […]

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Country: Denmark
Source: Euro News , Reuters

2018

21

Dec

Denmark, with an eye on Muslims, requires new citizens to shake hands

Denmark will require anyone who takes Danish citizenship to shake hands at the naturalization ceremony, under a law passed on Thursday, which lawmakers say is aimed at Muslims who refuse on religious grounds to touch members of the opposite sex. The law has prompted strong reactions from some of the mayors who must conduct such […]

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Country: Denmark
Source: TRT Haber , NewYork Times

20

Dec

Denmark to hold foreign criminals on tiny island

The Danish parliament on Thursday passed the 2019 budget, including a proposal to hold foreign criminals on a tiny island. The plan has been criticized by the United Nations human rights chief and is viewed by many as a symbol of Denmark’s increasingly tough stance on immigration. “People think this is not the solution to […]

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Country: Denmark
Source: TRT Haber , Reuters

03

Dec

Denmark to banish immigrants to remote island

Foreigners sentenced to deportation are to be banished to a remote island off the coast of Denmark, the country’s government has announced. Finance minister Kristian Jensen said the criminals will be detained at a facility on Lindholm, an uninhabited seven-hectare island in the province of Vordingborg. The tough scheme was set up as part of […]

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Country: Denmark
Source: CNN Türk