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Denmark

2019

18

Nov

Denmark pays 71 Syrians to leave country

71 Syrians have been paid since May 1st this year by the Danish state to leave the country and return home, figures from the Danish Refugee Council show. Each left the country with at least 140,000 kroner paid to them by the Danish state through an incentive scheme introduced under the previous government. None had […]

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Country: Denmark
Source: EN , The Local

29

Oct

The Danish anti-migration politicians Rasmus Paludan held another of his provocative meetings

Rasmus Paludan, leader of the immigration-critical Danish party Stram Kurs (“Hard Line”), was evacuated by the police after being attacked with powerful firecrackers during a campaign meeting in the imigrant-dense area of Tingbjerg. “He was evacuated after holding the demonstration for 20 minutes”, Leif Hansen of the Copenhagen Police told Danish TV2. As seen in the […]

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Country: Denmark
Source: Sputnik , Sputnik

08

Jul

Denmark’s new government to change rule for refugees

Advocated for by the Social Liberal party, refugees may no longer risk having their residency revoked by the government if they have been employed for two years or more. The ‘paradigm change’ bill passed earlier this year made it more likely that all people granted asylum will eventually be sent back to their source countries if […]

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Country: Denmark
Source: Euro News , The Local

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