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10 December 2005
An effective new initiative to harass foreigners in Denmark: Only people who speak "good Danish" will be able to pass the government's new citizenship test - even if they are former torture victims. Soren Krarup from the Danish People's Party says he is "tired" of getting applications for dispensation from people who say they suffer from post-traumatic stress syndrome. Nice.

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