Sharia Scare as Quarter of Copenhagen’s Immigrant Youths Ready to Override Law

The percentage of non-Western immigrants’ descendants who hold democracy in high esteem is falling, whereas more of their peers are prepared to override Danish law for other customs and traditions, a new Integration Barometer in Denmark’s capital Copenhagen has shown.

Among young Copenhageners aged 18-29, a waning belief in democracy is manifest. Furthermore, a quarter non-Western immigrants in the Danish capital believe religious laws should be followed even if they are contrary to Danish law, Danish Radio reported, fueling fears of growing radicalization.