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Palestine Solidarity-Denmark Danish communist youth mobilize in solidarity with Palestine and its people

The Danish Communist Youth condemned Danish universities for investing in companies that are operating in the illegal Israeli settlements in Palestinian territories

Danish Communist Party ‘We oppose welfare cuts, austerity, and a warmongering foreign policy’

Peoples Dispatch spoke to Nikolaj Møller Kofod, international spokesperson for the Danish Communist Party about the challenges facing the left in Denmark

Nurses' Strike - Denmark Danish nurses’ strike crosses two months

The nurses’ strike in Denmark demanding pay rise and an end to wage gaps entered its 62nd day on August 19, making it the longest such action by nurses in the country

How Denmark helped the US spying program

Newsclick’s Prabir Purkyastha talks about the recent news of Danish intelligence having aided the US in spying on European political leaders during 2012-14

US spied on its close allies in Europe including Germany and France with the help of Danish secret service

A detailed report on Denmark’s role in the American project to spy on its close allies was published in several European media on Sunday confirming the revelation made by whistle blower Edward Snowden’s in 2013

Syrian refugees Denmark Opposition grows to revocation of Syrian refugees’ residency permits by Denmark

Activists and human rights groups claim that the Danish government’s move to declare parts of Syria safe for the refugees and asking them to return is based on a wrong assessment of the ground realities

Workers Protest-Denmark Workers in Denmark protest restaurant chain’s disregard of collective agreement

Danish steakhouse chain Jensens Bøfhus has unilaterally cancelled its collective agreement with the workers, intending to cut at least 20 krones (USD 3.17) from the hourly pay of its unit employees

Activists in Denmark demand a consent based law against rape

Danish activists have urged the social-democratic government to enact legislation against rape that focuses on consent

Leftist groups urge Danish government to receive more refugees

Leftist groups in Denmark have demanded the social democrat-led government to raise the country’s refugee quota and receive at least 500 refugees annually, which was the case before 2016

Denmark communist Protests Danish communists protest granting government aid to companies operating from tax havens

Protests across Denmark were organized by the Communist Party between June 9-13 against the government providing financial aid to foreign companies operating from tax havens as part of the COVID-19 relief packages 

Baltic gas pipeline-Denmark Progressive youth in Denmark oppose Baltic gas pipeline project

Denmark’s Socialist Youth Front expressed opposition to the Baltic gas pipeline project over environmental concerns, and appealed to the Danish people to sign a citizens petition calling for its cancellation

Denmark minimum wage strike Danish trade unions demand hike in minimum wages

Denmark has no statutory minimum wage. The current minimum salary for a full-time worker in Copenhagen is reportedly around DKK 110 (USD 16.37) per hour

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