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I don’t want to decide how many immigrants come to Denmark. I just want the government to follow the law
Asrin Mesbah and her team of legal aid volunteers work for free to secure the rights of refugees and immigrants with limited resources. She was shocked to find out how many cases are mismanaged and worries that it demonstrates the government's willingness to go to any length to limit immigration – even if it undermines core democratic principles
Tens of thousands of refugees and migrants have been saved from drowning in the Mediterranean by NGOs this year. While the Liberal Party argues that these missions only encourage smugglers, the opposition Social Democrats propose establishing refugee-processing centres in North Africa and the Middle East so refugees need not risk their lives at sea for a chance at asylum
Danes are the biggest smokers in the Nordics, which contributes to the nation's high cancer rates and comparatively low life expectancy. But effective policies, such as increasing the cost of tobacco, remain politically poisonous
Student grants and tuition-free university secure the future of the Danish labour market. But with many EU students travelling to Denmark for free grants and university education only to return home, should Danish taxpayers really be paying to educate Europe's youth?
The disappearing goal line: Immigrants complain of “injustice” of ever stricter permanent residency rules
Immigrants who were on track to get permanent residency have had the rug pulled from under them twice in two years, leaving some asking whether Denmark is the right country in which to invest their energy
As Denmark publishes a list of hate speakers banned from entering the country, the government has had to fend off criticism from experts who deem the list "random" and "pointless"
Danes can bring their foreign spouses to Denmark if they have a well-paid job lined up or if their profession is in demand. The rest will have to prove that their combined attachment to Denmark is greater than to any other country – an impossibility for Danes who've worked their entire careers abroad
Copenhagen's to get a 280-metre tower in Nordhavn to celebrate H.C. Andersen, 100,000 more trees by 2025, container cities to house students, while two of the city's major urban influencers are in line to win the title Copenhagener of the Year
Billions of kroner in taxes have been lost in a number of scandals affecting the tax authority SKAT. Now a commission will attempt to uncover what went wrong
Sex workers lack the same protections as other professions and struggle to find safe places to work, even though sex work is a taxable profession. Experts argue that legal ambiguities and lingering social stigmas continue to marginalise a vulnerable group
Two political parties and the Danish Institute for Human Rights are calling for a new action plan on hate crimes to ensure that police take reports more seriously