Denmark

Stumbling stones installed in Copenhagen

The first Stolpersteine (stumbling stones) honouring Danish Jews deported to concentration camps during the Holocaust has been laid in Copenhagen.

Denmark won’t fund groups that promote BDS or question Israel’s legitimacy

Denmark won’t fund organisations that have ties to terrorists, engage in attempts to boycott Israel or question its right to exist, the government said in what activists called a significant step.

Marking the 75th anniversary of the rescue of Danish Jews

October 1 marked the 75th anniversary the rescue of over 7,000 Danish Jews from Nazi persecution.

Danish Parliament to consider bill to ban circumcision

Danish MPs will vote on a possible circumcision ban for children – very possibly in November, after it was confirmed that a citizens’ motion gathered the necessary 50,000 signatures.

Danish imam charged over call to kill Jews

Danish prosecutors charged an imam with calling for the killing of Jews in the first case of its kind in the Nordic nation.

Danish anti-circumcision group gathers requisite signatures for parliamentary debate

A Danish group says a petition seeking to ban non-medical male circumcision of minors in the country has gathered the requisite 50,000 signatures to trigger a parliamentary debate.

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