Islam & Democracy


Fall in Denmark seemed darker than usual this year, even before the Scandinavian autumn fully gave up its light. In September, street riots broke out between motorcycle and immigrant gangs. On September 14, bullets struck two nonethnic Danes in the Nørrebro quarter of Copenhagen. Within minutes, a battle developed with more than fifty people summoned to the scene by text message. The next day, two moped riders fired three shots at a Hell’s Angels shop.


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About the Author

Nancy Graham Holm, who lives in Denmark, is writing a book about Islamic feminism.