Why is Denmark taking a hard line on migrants and refugees? | Migration


From: Inside Story

Authorities insurance policies on housing and immigration accused of being ‘racist’.

Denmark’s authorities is being criticised for its plans to eradicate deprived neighbourhoods.

A set of legal guidelines, controversially referred to as the “ghetto bundle”, was launched in 2018. It goals to remodel areas with excessive charges of crime and unemployment.

However rights teams say immigrant communities are being unfairly singled out.

Denmark has been tightening its guidelines for immigrants and asylum seekers, together with revoking the resident permits of lots of of Syrian refugees.

However are accusations of racism and discrimination justified?

Presenter: Mohammed Jamjoom

Visitors:

Muhammad Aslam – chairman of Mjolnerparken Residents’ Affiliation

Fatma Tounsi – co-founder of Almen Modstand, an organisation campaigning in opposition to “anti-ghetto legal guidelines”

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