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DF: Foreigners should not be allowed to run in Danish local elections

Denmark’s nationalist Danish People’s Party (Dansk Folkeparti, DF) wants to change rules to prevent foreign citizens from running in municipal and regional elections. Via: Michael Barrett  Parliament will on Thursday open discussion of a proposal by the party to introduce rules requiring non-Danish citizens to pass an extended Danish language test before being approved to run in the elections, TV2 reported on Wednesday. ...

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Denmark government announces support for burqa ban

Government coalition parties the Liberal (Venstre) and Liberal Alliance parties have both announced their support for a public ban on garments that mask the face.  Via: thelocal.dk The announcements pave the way for the burqa and niqab to be outlawed in the Scandinavian country. The stance by Liberal Alliance represents a shift in the party’s official line on the issue, while ...

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Danish People’s Party wants barbed wire fence on Germany border

The nationalist Danish People’s Party wants to put up a barbed wire fence with motion sensors on Denmark’s border with Germany. Via: thelocal.dk The party recently visited the border between Hungary and Serbia in order to study border security methods, reports newspaper Politiken. In addition to the fence along its border, Hungary’s model includes detainment of immigrant in camps for unlimited time ...

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MPs reject Turkish election campaigns in Denmark

MPs from two Danish parties have said that they oppose election campaigning in Denmark by the Turkish government. Via: thelocal.dk Neither the Liberal (Venstre) party, the largest party in the country’s governing coalition, nor the nationalist Danish People’s Party (DF), which supports the government in parliament, wants Turkish prime minister Binali Yildirim to hold campaign meetings in the Scandinavian country. Prime ...

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