Islam in Denmark



Tolerance in the face of tyranny is no virtue.

Danes: We are too tolerant of Muslims

October 15, 2013 – 12:28

After numerous heated debates over whether Muslims are imposing their culture upon Denmark, poll shows most think too many concessions are made for the minority

While one third of non-Muslim Danes believes that their country is too tolerant of its Muslim minority population, only 27 percent actually have a Muslim in their social network (Photo: Colourbox)

The public debates over banned Christmas treeshalal meat at schools and cashiers wearing headscarves appear to have made the Danish population more wary about giving their Muslim neighbours cultural concessions.

According to a new survey by market researcher TNS Gallup, carried out for Berlingske newspaper, every third non-Muslim Dane is under the impression that Denmark is too tolerant of its Muslim minority population.

Jens Peter Frølund Thomsen, a political science professor at Aarhus University, said that the most surprising thing about the survey was how little the Danish mentality has shifted, even though the Muslim immigrants arrived years ago.

More here. H/T: Fjordman

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