‘Anti-ghetto’ law in Denmark: Ruling Social Democrats take hard line on immigration
04 November 2022 | 10:20 am
Danes head to the polls on Tuesday for a general election, with Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen of the Social Democrats seeking re-election. A plan to dismantle so-called "ghettos", begun by a previous right-wing government and continued throughout her term, is among the most radical in Europe.
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Germany has two million jobs to fill. Now it is reforming its immigration laws to help close the gap, and may bring in, and keep, foreign talent.
People fleeing Russia's war in Ukraine have brought migration to Germany to a higher level than ever before.
Senegal’s President Macky Sall has been receiving commendations for not pursuing a third term in office. His announcement came at a time when chaos had broken out in the country at the possibility of him running for a third term, something Sall fought against before he became president. Should he be commended for not going ahead with his plans to bend the law?
The European Commission will withhold funds from Poland and Hungary as punishment for breaches cited in its annual rule of law report this week.
As part of a new immigration bill, the French government is hoping to fill labour shortages with undocumented migrants by offering them a one-year residency permit. But despite President Emmanuel Macron having promised progress in the first fortnight of July, plans for the bill have been overshadowed by the recent riots, while right-wing politicians still disagree over several aspects of the legislation.
Thousands of people, including Western diplomats, participated in the Pride march in Hungary. It comes as the authorities implement a controversial law restricting the "display or promotion" of homosexuality.
Iran has resumed patrols by the so-called "morality police" to enforce its hijab law, which requires women to cover their hair and wear loose clothing in public.
The Israeli parliament has voted in favor of a contentious judicial overhaul as thousands protested outside. Hours earlier, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu left hospital after an emergency heart procedure.
The Danish foreign minister said the desecration of the Quran could have "significant negative consequences." Protesters in Denmark and Sweden have burned the Quran in recent weeks, angering a slew of Muslim countries.
In May, Uganda enacted a new law against homosexuality. The new legislation now affects international funding to the country. InfoMigrants examines whether the law might cause more people to flee the country.
The Netherlands will supply F-16s to Ukraine, but it's unclear how many would be available and when. Meanwhile, Russia reported drone attacks in three regions.
British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak said on Monday his government was looking to change the law following reports British nurse Lucy Letby was refusing to leave her cell for sentencing. Letby was convicted on Friday (August 18) of murdering seven babies and trying to kill another six at the hospital where she worked in northwest England, making her one of the country's worst serial child killers.
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