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Voting guide reveals frustration of Danish Muslims
by Felicity Capon
A Muslim voting guide surfaced this week in the run-up to Denmark's hotly anticipated elections, concluding that there are not enough candidates in Denmark who represent the interests of Muslims.
Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt conceded defeat in Thursday's general election after the anti-immigration Danish People's Party (DF), scored a record vote to become the second-largest party, lifting the opposition right-wing bloc to victory. The DF has become the largest right-wing party for the first time, taking more than 21% of the vote and 37 seats in the country's 179-seat parliament.
The DF has since demanded stricter border controls to stem the tide of migrants arriving into the country. The chief editor of the centre-left Danish newspaper Politiken described the election outcome as "a dangerous experiment".
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