A new survey finds that a sizeable minority of Danes believe that the country is at war with the religion of Islam and its adherents.
The survey found that 33 percent of Danes believe that Denmark is at war with Islam, while 56 percent disagree with that view.
The survey asked respondents whether they agreed or disagreed with the statement that “Denmark, together with the rest of the Western world, is at war with the religion of Islam and not just radicalised Muslims”.
11 percent of the 1,045 respondents answered that they did not know.
The findings were published in the wake of a string of attacks on civilian targets across Europe and the United States in recent weeks, many of which the Middle Eastern terrorist organisation Isis has taken credit for.
Jørgen Bæk Simonsen, an Islam expert at Copenhagen University, told Danish broadcaster TV2 that the results of the survey were “worrying.” [The Local] Read more