Category Archives: Denmark

Denmark: Syrian “asylum seeker” gets jail for terror planning

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) – A Syrian asylum seeker in Sweden received Monday a 12-year prison sentence for planning to explode one or more bombs in the Danish capital of Copenhagen and stabbing random people with kitchen knives.

The Copenhagen City Court said Moyed Al Zoebi, 32, acted on behalf of the Islamic State group. The court found him guilty last month.

Throughout the trial, Al Zoebi denied any wrongdoing. He appealed Monday’s ruling.

Al Zoebi had an accomplice, Dieab Khadigah, who was sentenced in Germany in July 2017 to a prison term of six-and-a-half years.


It’s Official: Danish Quran-Burners to Make Their Debut in National Elections

The right-wing Stram Kurs (“Hard Line”) party, which has run a rapid campaign to obtain the necessary number of signatures, is ready to make their debut in national elections, Danish Radio reported.

A recent Voxmeter survey indicates a 2.4 percent support for Stram Kurs, which means that the anti-immigration party, founded in 2017 by Rasmus Paludan, may well enter parliament in its very first run, Danish Radio reported. The threshold to enter the Danish parliament is 2 percent.


Outrage as Danish Police Reportedly Instruct Hizb ut-Tahrir Islamists on Security

Hizb ut-Tahrir*, a radical Islamist organisation that seeks to establish a Sharia-based government, held a Friday prayer session near the Danish house of parliament in central Copenhagen in March.

When hard-line Islamists from Hizb ut-Tahrir held their controversial Friday prayer at Christiansborg Palace Square on 22 March, they had their own guards, who weren’t formally authorised.

According to the Danish news outlet Den Korte Avis, the guards, who wore vests labelled “security personnel”, had been instructed by the Copenhagen Police in a collaboration arranged in advance.


Free Speech in Denmark

In Denmark, in recent weeks, the issue of free speech has figured prominently in the news.

This March, an outspoken critic of Islam, Jaleh Tavakoli, Danish-Iranian blogger and author of the book, Public Secrets of Islam, was threatened by the Social Supervisory Authority (Socialtilsyn Øst) that her foster-daughter would be removed from her care after Tavakoli shared an online video of the rape and murder by Islamic State terrorists in Morocco of two Scandinavian young women. She was informed in a letter that the government agency’s approval of her husband and her as foster parents — they had been raising the 8-year-old since she was a newborn baby — had been rescinded and that the girl might be taken away from them, as the authority did not consider them to “have the necessary quality to have children in your care.”


Violence and dozens of arson attacks break out in Copenhagen after anti-Islam politician throws a copy of the Koran in the air in migrant neighbourhood

Violence broke out in Denmark with cars and rubbish bins set on fire yesterday after a far-right anti-Islam activist threw a copy of the Koran into the air.

Copenhagen police said 23 people had been arrested last night after officers fired tear gas in clashes with protesters.

Extremist politician Rasmus Paludan – who wants Islam banned from Denmark – had thrown the religion’s holy book into the air several times in Noerrebro, an immigrant-heavy district in the Danish capital.

This appears to be the incident that sparked it all.

Another clip of the same incident.


ISIS-supporting Syrian asylum seeker who planned to carry out terror attack with bomb is convicted in Denmark

A Syrian asylum seeker has been convicted of planning a terrorist attack in Denmark with a homemade bomb made of sulphur stripped from more than 17,000 matchsticks.

A Danish court has found the 32-year-old man guilty of ‘preparing for terrorism’ by planning to detonate one or more bombs in Copenhagen and then attack passersby with knives.

On November 19, 2016 – the man arrived in the Danish capital from Sweden, where he had arrived as an asylum seeker 2015


Danish Parties Agree to Strip Jihadis, ‘ISIS Children’ of Citizenship

The children of Denmark’s jihadists who left their country to join the terrorists’ cause in the Middle East will no longer be automatically granted Danish citizenship, according to a new agreement between the government and the right-wing Danish People’s Party.

Integration Minister Inger Støjberg of the ruling liberal-conservative party Venstre, said the practice of automatically granting citizenship must end.


Denmark in a State of Unreported Collapse

The media portrayal of Denmark as a country hostile and inhumane to migrants is misleading, if not completely false.

One reason for the inaccurate picture is that it is painted by journalists’ political bias. Another is that trustworthy official Danish statistics on the country’s immigration problem are both difficult to find and even harder to interpret. A further problem is a lack of reliable research, at best; and purposely distorted data, at worst.


Repatriation Instead of Integration: Denmark Passes ‘Paradigm Shift’ Asylum Bill

According to the policy, refugees should be sent home when conditions in their countries of origin are deemed safe enough for this to occur. The bill also implies a reduced integration allowance and limited opportunities for family re-unions for immigrants. Also, residence permits will become temporary as a rule, and it will become easier to withdraw them or not extend them.

As Danish Finance Minister Kristian Jensen put it, Denmark will no longer have a system where “refugees become immigrants”.


Denmark’s Immigration-Driven Population Growth ‘Not a Gift for Economy’

Despite an increase in people moving out of the country, Denmark has seen a net increase in population owing to immigration, a development experts are not too happy with, when other factors such as age demographics and the labour market are weighed in.

In 2018, the number of Danish residents who chose to back their bags and leave the country increased by 9 percent in comparison to the previous year, according to Statistics Denmark.

A total of 68,645 people (70 percent of whom were foreigners) emigrated from Denmark, with Americans leading the exodus, followed by Poles. However, The increase in emigration applies to almost all nationalities and is in line with a persistent trend. In general, the total emigration from the Scandinavian country has been increasing since the 1990s.


What the Left Gets Wrong About Denmark’s ‘Immigration Crackdown’

…However, Denmark’s relation with immigrants and refugees may be described as “abused hospitality”. As Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen put it, “there are many who abuse our hospitality, challenge our way of living and put tolerance at risk”. In 1983, there were about 60,000 non-Western immigrants in Denmark. By 2018, their number has risen to almost 500,000 in a nation of 5.6 million. Since 2013, Syrians, Afghans, and Eritreans have made up the largest share of asylum seekers in Denmark. This has left a deep mark on the social fabric of Danish society.


Denmark: “In One Generation, Our Country Has Changed”

Denmark made international headlines in late November 2018, when the Danish government announced a plan to send certain asylum seekers to the small, uninhabited island of Lindholm. The international outrage was intensified when it came to light that the island currently houses a research center for contagious animal diseases; that the ferry which the asylum seekers will be able to take to the mainland during the day (it does not operate in the evening) is named “Virus”; and that the asylum center will be accompanied by a constant police presence on the island.

The group of asylum seekers meant to live in Lindholm consists of criminals of various sorts, including those who have been sentenced to be deported from Denmark, those who are considered a security threat to Denmark, and so-called “foreign warriors”.


Denmark Strips Muslim Terror Supporter Said Mansour of Citizenship, Deports To Morocco

Rabat – Denmark has deported Said Mansour, convicted of incitement to terrorism and formerly a dual Moroccan-Danish citizen, to Morocco.

According to Danish media, Mansour arrived in Casablanca yesterday night, aboard Royal Air Maroc flight 222 from Copenhagen. Danish authorities handed him into Moroccan custody.

Look at that, Denmark stripped a Muslim terrorist of his citizenship. Justin would offer him a posting as next GG.