Results tagged “Denmark”
Would you like to limit the tag results display to a specific section?
If you do, then pick any of the sections below:
Or simply go to the aggregated tag results from:
'Kaldet til Islam' (The Call to Islam), a radical Danish Muslim group, regularly follows the sermons of Omar Bakri, a Syrian extremist cleric now imprisoned in Lebanon who has praised the 9/11 attacks and said anyone who insults the Prophet Mohammed should be killed. Parliament is beefing up security due to the rising risk of a terrorist bombing.
The Israeli ambassador advised Jews in Denmark to avoid wearing Jewish faith symbols in public in order to avoid harassment. Authorities have urged Jews to be especially cautious in Copenhagen's multiethnic Nørrebro district.
Three men arrested in April on suspicion of plotting a terrorist attack were sentenced to 18 months in prison on weapons charges. One defendant said the weapons were intended for Syrian rebel fighters; another, a Jordanian, was an al Qaeda sympathizer.
About 25 pro-Palestinian protesters vandalized the Israeli Embassy, throwing fireworks and spray-painting graffiti on the embassy walls. One of the vandals was detained.