Denmark is holding European elections on 26th May 2019. However, the fact which national elections are taking place on 5th June has disorder the electorate. Hence, they can’t find out who to vote for. Because files of candidates for both elections are shown side by side on the streets.

The public discussions on the EU elections are combined and the issue of minorities, refugees, and Islam has reserved irrespective.

To recognize the present situation of political affairs in Denmark city, one must go back a few years. However, since WWII, with the leadership of several political parties, Denmark has been an inspiration for human rights. And also democratic values and equality.

In both international and European circles, Denmark was observing role models for respect for the opinion of others.

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So, when in the early ’70s, migrants from outside Europe were permitting to come and work, they were welcome. However, they work hard, proven themselves and became a contributing element in Danish society.

Nobody asks them if they use the Danish language, what religion and culture they belonged to. However, they perform several tasks by hand, Danes didn’t bother them, and they did not complain.

Unfortunately, this situation changes dramatically after the official migration stop and foundation of the Progress Party in 1972.

However, the Progress Party raise 15.9% of the votes in the 1973 national election. And became signified in parliament with around 28 out of 179 parliamentarians.

In 1980, when Mogen Glistrup’s popularity fell, he starts using the existence of minorities, specifically Muslims in his speeches. This is due to get attention and regain impact. The tradition of anti-minority publicity was carrying on by the Danish People’s Party, found in 1995.

This party arrives Danish parliament with a huge number of seats on the 2001 election. Hence, it became part of the presiding government coalition.