Denmark Presents Bill Lambasted by UNHCR for Inciting Xenophobia

Migrants, many of them from Syria, walk to police vans after police found them while checking the identity papers of passengers on a train arriving from Germany on Jan. 6, in Padborg, Denmark.

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It’s not often you hear of a Scandinavian government being accused of violating human rights, inciting xenophobia and placing the lives of children at risk. But that’s exactly what’s happening in Denmark.

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