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Starting at the age of 1, “ghetto children” must be separated from their families for at least 25 hours a week, not including nap time, for mandatory instruction in “Danish values,” including the traditions of Christmas and Easter, and Danish language.

Noncompliance could result in a stoppage of welfare payments. Other Danish citizens are free to choose whether to enroll children in preschool up to the age of six.

Denmark’s government is introducing a new set of laws to...

Denmark has joined several European countries in banning garments that cover the face, including Islamic veils such as the niqab or burqa, in a move condemned by human rights campaigners as “neither necessary nor proportionate”.

In a 75-30 vote with 74 absentees on May 29, Danish lawmakers approved the law presented by Denmark’s centre-right governing coalition. The government says it is not aimed at any religions and does not ban headscarves, turbans or the traditional Jewish skull...

A Danish government minister has asserted that Muslims should not work during Ramadan because the month-long daylight fasting period poses safety hazards in some professions and makes the practice “dangerous for us all.”

The integration minister, Inger Støjberg, an immigration hardliner in Denmark’s centre-right government, questioned in a blog post on Monday how “commanding observance to a 1,400-year-old pillar of Islam” was compatible with modern labour markets.

In her post...

The Turkish Embassy in the Danish capital Copenhagen was attacked by four people with Molotov cocktails early Monday, according to a police official.

Torben Madsen from the Copenhagen police told reporters that the police had noticed the attack while patrolling the area at around 2.55 a.m. local time (0155GMT).

Madsen said a number of police officers were sent to the area, adding that the police officer who spotted the incident was focused on extinguishing the fire rather than...

Denmark, following in the footsteps of several other European countries, seeks to target Muslim women for their religious convictions. 

In 2004, the Danish People's Party presented a motion, which discussed the prohibition of wearing cultural headscarves. The ban included: “any type of scarf or headwear that falls outside the category of Christian or Jewish culture.”

In 2009, when the Danish parliament proposed a resolution which forbade the wearing of the burka and niqab in...

Denmark don’t accept refugees for 3 years is now deporting the little refugee girl they used once for their self-promotion.

Denmark adopted a resolution not to accept refugees which they must be accept in between 2015-2018 due to United Nations refugee quota.

In a photograph, a Danish police officer was playing with a refugee girl had a widespread media coverage. Image also got credit from European media.

As Denmark wins general approval for its sensibility on refugee...

Denmark will no longer automatically accept a quota of refugees under a U.N. resettlement program after passing a law on Wednesday that enables the government to determine how many can enter each year. Since 1989, Denmark has agreed to take 500 refugees a year selected by the United Nations under a program to ease the burden on countries that neighbor war zones. But after the European migration crisis in 2015 brought almost 20,000 claims for asylum, Denmark has refused to take any U.N. quota...

An Algerian man has died two days after he was treated “roughly” by Danish police on board an aircraft while being deported to Paris, Anadolu reported on Friday. A report in the Danish tabloid Extra Bladet said that the 34-year-old was escorted by police to Copenhagen Airport on Monday for deportation. A struggle apparently took place which lasted 30 minutes. The local report explained that two policemen then stood over the body of the Algerian citizen and kept him motionless. When his...

Doctors sporting full beards should not be allowed to practice in Danish hospitals, the right-wing Danish People's Party has said, arguing voluminous facial hair is a clear manifestation of Islamic faith. The comments caused a huge social media backlash.

The idea was recently floated by Henrik Thorup, a top Danish People’s Party (DF) candidate in the upcoming Danish municipal elections. Unveiling the controversial proposal, Thorup said that enforcing the ban should “put an end to this...

On Tuesday, Danish Immigration, Integration and Housing Minister Inger Stojberg published a polemic portrayal of Islam's Prophet Muhammad on social media. The caricature portrays the religion's founder with a bomb fuse burning down on his turban and was one of the dozen published by the right-wing Danish daily Jyllands-Posten in 2005 that caused international outcry and allegations of racism. Images of Muhammad are considered blasphemous in Islam. Stojberg, who decides on conditions for...

Denmark has once again decided not to help refugees seeking shelter. They also refused refugees in need back in 2015. Denmark has decided not to allow any refugees into the country this year under a United Nations program, and they seek flexibility in determining how many may resettle in the future instead of a set quota, the Ministry of Immigration and Integration said, according to Bloomberg. The “more flexible” quota would allow Denmark, and other countries, to reject refugees whenever...

Denmark has pledged more funds for family planning in developing nations, saying this could also help "limit the migration pressure on Europe". The Minister for Development Co-operation, Ulla Tornaes, said Copenhagen would contribute 91m kroner (£11m; $14m) for the programme. She said unwanted pregnancies had "enormous" human and social costs in the world's poorest nations. But she added that limiting Africa's population growth was also important.

Speaking at a conference in London on...

Two women have been charged over claims they had sex with underage asylum seekers at a migrant shelter in Denmark. The pair, aged 36 and 52, are facing up to four years in jail each after allegedly having sex with two 17-year-olds while working at Børnecenter Tullebølle, located on the Danish island of Rudkøbing. The 36-year-old allegedly had sex with one unaccompanied teen asylum seeker at her house and in her car between May and July last year. Meanwhile the 52-year-old is accused of...

Faroe Islanders have launched their annual hunt, killing whales and dolphins by hand and turning the sea blood red in the process. The centuries-old slaughter has been slammed by activists across the world.
The process, known as Grindadráp, or Grind, involves dozens of pilot whales and dolphins being driven into shallow waters by fishermen in boats and dinghies each year. From there, a group of people in the water and on the beach pull the mammals closer to shore, where they are killed...

A Danish man who posted a video of himself burning the Quran on Facebook will not stand trial after politicians abolished a centuries-old blasphemy law. The 42-year-old, who has not been named, was seen setting a large leather-bound copy of the holy book alight in a four-minute clip called “Consider your neighbour: it stinks when it burns". He faced up to four months in prison after prosecutors were alerted to the footage, which was posted to a Facebook group called “Yes to freedom – no to...