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German MPs Approve Partial Burqa Ban, Security Measures

German lawmakers on Thursday approved a partial ban on the full-face burqa Islamic veil and a package of security measures aimed at preventing extremist attacks. Via: afp.com The new laws follow several jihadist attacks, including a truck rampage through a Berlin Christmas market that claimed 12 lives, and come ahead of September elections. The new law on facial coverings falls short ...

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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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Swedish police commissioner admits increase in violent crimes

SWEDEN’S police commission has admitted violent crimes, including sex offences, increased in 2016 in a government report. Via: express.co.uk  Dan Eliasson said he was pleased with the police force’s efforts, despite saying it had been a tough year as officials are struggling to maintain rule of law in more than 50 vulnerable areas.In the report, which was given to Sweden’s government ...

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Norway MP: ‘We won’t end up like no-go zone Sweden’

A GOVERNMENT politician has said the lawless conditions pushing Sweden to breaking point must never be allowed to flourish in Norway. Via: express.co.uk Progress Party leader Siv Jensen gave a fiery speech on Tuesday evening, kicking off the battle for the electorate’s vote ahead of general election in September this year.The Finance Minister, who’s party is in a coalition government with ...

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Watch video: Dutch school children taught Islamic prayer

Angry parents have demanded a primary school in Holland changes its curriculum after a video showing children learning how to pray in a mosque emerged. Local media said the mosque in question is believed to be the Ghulzar e Madina in the city of Zwolle, which has previously been visited by radical preachers from Pakistan. Among them was M Anas ...

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Danish People’s Party MP: ‘Shoot at migrants’

Kenneth Kristensen Berth, an MP for the anti-immigration Danish People’s Party, was in hot water on Thursday morning for comments he made at a debate in Copenhagen. Berth, who is his party’s EU spokesman, squared off with the Danish European Movement chairwoman Stine Bosse in a debate on Europe’s external borders for Europa Magasinet. In one exchange, Berth said that ...

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Facebook bans Danish MP over nude photos

Danish MP Uffe Elbæk was temporarily banned from Facebook for violating the social media giant’s nudity policy. Elbæk, the leader of The Alternative, said on Monday that he was banned for posting two photos that contained nudity. One was from Copenhagen’s Culture Night while the other was a famous photo from 1969 that shows Danish artist Lene Adler Petersen walking ...

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Egypt MP Says Women Must Accept FGM Due to Country’s ‘Sexually Weak’ Men

Egyptian member of parliament Elhamy Agina has encouraged women to undergo female genital mutilation (FGM) to “reduce their sexual desires” to match that of Egypt’s “sexually weak” men, Parlmany reported. “We are a population whose men suffer from sexual weakness, which is evident because Egypt is among the biggest consumers of sexual stimulants that only the weak will consume,” Agina ...

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Danish MP: Ban Muslim immigration to Denmark

A high-ranking Danish People’s Party MP came under fire on Thursday for his proposal to ban all immigration from ‘Muslim countries’ for a period of 4-6 years. In an opinion piece in Berlingske on Thursday, MP Søren Espersen of the Danish People’s Party (DF) proposed that a ban on immigration from Muslim countries was needed until “we have gotten a ...

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