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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...

Danish lawmakers have repealed a 334-year-old blasphemy law that forbids public insults of a religion, such as the burning of holy books. Only a handful of blasphemy trials have taken place in the past 80 years, and several high-profile cases have been dropped, including one involving a caricature of the prophet Muhammad published in the Jyllands-Posten newspaper in 2005. Denmark was the only Scandinavian country with a blasphemy law, which called for up to four months in prison upon...

Denmark took the decision last month of the European Court of Justice, the highest judicial organ of the European Union, one step further, and took steps to cut the salary of unemployed unemployed who did not withdraw their headscarf.

The European Court of Justice ruled on 14 March that employers' employees could ban "any political, philosophical or religious symbolism in a visible way" in the countries of the Union. According to this decision, citizens with headscarves were forced to...

A right-wing political party in Denmark is calling for refugees and immigrants to celebrate Christmas and other Christian festivals in order to be considered “Danish”, sparking outrage from opponents.

Martin Henriksen, the Danish People’s Party (DPP) immigration spokesperson, said going to church would put new arrivals “on the right track”.

“We believe that those who come to this country should make as much effort as possible to become Danes, and to do that you need to...

A Danish minister has sparked a furious backlash after she shared a photo celebrating increased immigration controls.

Integration minister Inger Støjberg posted the photograph of a celebration cake to social media after her 50th amendment to tighten immigration controls was ratified earlier this week.

The minister is seen holding a cake featuring the number 50 and a Danish flag.

“Today I got the 50th amendment to tighten immigration controls ratified," she wrote. "...

The bodies of a 27-year-old Syrian woman and her two young children have been found in a freezer in southern Denmark.

Officers are searching for the woman's husband who is also father to the children, aged seven and nine.

Police said they were contacted by a member of the woman's family who had not been able to reach her for several days.

The woman and the two girls were last seen on Wednesday or Thursday and on Sunday evening their bodies were found in a freezer inside...

Members of a Danish nationalist party sparked controversy when they distributed cans of spray labeled “Asylum Spray: Legal [and] Effective” in the town of Haderslev in southern Denmark on Saturday.

The Danskernes Parti (Party of the Danes) is currently trying to qualify for the next parliamentary elections and seeks to have all non-Western immigrants thrown out of the Scandinavian country.

Chairman and founder of the party, former neo-Nazi Daniel Carlsen, said the spray could...

Almost 7,000 "Islamophobic" tweets were sent, in English, every day in July worldwide, data seen by the BBC suggests.
This compared to 2,500 in April, with peaks recorded following the Nice lorry attack and the attempted military coup in Turkey.
Forty-nine words and hashtags were used as indicators of anti-Islamic tweets, by the think tank Demos.
Twitter said it was "continuing to invest heavily" in preventing abuse.
Demos analysed tweets recorded between March and...

The first Muslim boarding school, located near Fuglebjerg in southern Zealand, Denmark, was recently vandalized with anti-Islam graffiti. The walls of the school were sprayed with hate messages such as “Fuck Islam” and “Islam out of DK”, while several windows were painted with targets.
The school staff were shocked and shaken, and the Danish Islamic Community (DIT) has called on Danish politicians to distance themselves from Islamophobia. “This is the most uncomfortable thing I have...

Coup soldiers attacked civilians with tanks, F-16 jets and helicopters. They targeted innocent civilians deliberately. Turkish parliament and Presidential Complex were also bombed by coup plotters. However, despite this tragic event that no representatives or officials from EU have visited for condolence since failed coup in Turkey.