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On January 13, at 1pm, in front of the National Museum in Copenhagen, more than 200 people gathered to protest against the new tightenings of the asylum laws. The demonstration was organised by the Trampoline House and Welcome to Denmark

Demonstration Against The New Tightenings Of The Asylum Laws

24024980429_0ec74e26ff_zOn January 13, at 1pm, in front of the National Museum in Copenhagen,  more than 200 people gathered to protest against the new tightenings of the asylum laws. The demonstration was organised by the Trampoline House and Welcome to Denmark

By: Marion Chen

January 13th the Danish Parliament voted for the rest of the 34 new tightenings of the asylum laws introduced in November 2015. 13 of them have already been passed. 

Ida Routhe, the main curator of the demonstration said that it was necessary to show some public resistance against the laws. Morten Goll, the director of the Trampoline House, and Line Søgaard, the spokesperson for Welcome to Denmark made the speeches at the demonstration. The Danish musician Lior Foighel presented and shared his songs to warm up the hearts of all the people participated.

 

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