June 21, 2024
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Why is a Danish citizen still unjustly imprisoned after 12 years in torture hell?

By Maryam Al-Khawaja, daughter of Abdul-Hadi Al-Khawaja, Tim Whyte, Secretary General of ActionAid Denmark, and Vibe Klarup, Secretary General of Amnesty International Denmark. On a cold December day in New York in 1997, the UN General Assembly proclaimed that it had decided to observe the 26th of June as the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture. […]

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COP28 climate talks: Denmark supports UAE leadership

Following criticism from activists over the oil-producing country’s role, Denmark said it is hopeful that the United Arab Emirates, which is hosting this year’s UN climate talks, will push for ambitious action to combat climate change at the conference. Sultan al-Jaber, president of the UAE’s oil company ADNOC and its climate envoy, was appointed by […]

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European Court condemns Denmark for surrogacy

Denmark has come under fire from the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) for not recognising parenthood for couples who had children through surrogacy. The ECHR recently declared that two European States had breached the rights of many children born through surrogacy in two judicial cases. A Danish couple paid a surrogate mother from Ukraine […]

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The Danish Institute for Human Rights: Danish companies violate human rights

The Danish Institute for Human Rights (DIHR) said that Danish businesses must communicate more effectively about their activities in support of human rights if they are to meet the requirements of UN principles and upcoming EU law.  The DIHR said it reached this conclusion after scrutinizing over 30 Danish companies. The study included Arla, Maersk, […]

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Denmark Uncensored Addresses FIFA World Cup on the Danish Racist Law and Violations

Denmark Uncensored have sent an open letter to the president of FIFA, Gianni Infantino, demanding that FIFA stand in support of the marginalized and vulnerable people affected by the Danish government’s racist laws. Denmark Uncensored was established in 2020 by a group of Danish and expatriate human rights defenders and activists who are fed up […]

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Systemic Racism In Denmark Eroding Its Hard-Earned Reputation

Denmark has a strong record of refusing to discuss discrimination and ignoring that institutional racism has been a significant barrier for ethnic minority groups. The strings of systemic racism in Denmark started to visible after George Floyd Murder George Floyd Murder and Systemic Racism In Denmark The killing of George Floyd, 46, in Minneapolis on […]

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Denmark Continues Arms Supply to UAE Despite Export Ban

Denmark has officially banned the transportation of any military equipment to the United Arab Emirates. The Danish government imposed a ban in 2018 over a concern that these products could potentially be used in the ongoing war in Yemen. The War in Yemen has already caused a lot of deaths, as 85,000 children have reportedly […]

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Systematic Efforts To Bypass Danish Rules On Export To UAE

DanWatch and TV2 asked experts about their opinion who all believe that the Systematics exports to the Emirates appear to be an international move to circumvent the Danish export ban. Tom Kirchmaier, Professor of Economic Crime at Copenhagen Business School said “ Certainly, it seems that they are applying for export licences in the UK […]

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Denmark’s Digital Landscape Becoming Unsafe for Children

Many youngsters and teenagers have had negative experiences with internet life. Every third kid and any other youngster has been subjected to digital crimes over the last year, and those that are alone or have a poor sense of well-being are particularly susceptible. It depicts recent research performed by Rambll the Save the Children on […]

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