One in four Muslims in Denmark feel that Danish law must be based on Koranic law mixed with basic Danish constitution, while one in ten believe Danish law must be based only on the Koran.
53.9% of the surveyed believe in Danish laws. In other words, the remaining 46.1% of Muslims surveyed want Sharia law in Denmark. The Danes assumed Muslims would integrate and adapt Danish culture. But Muslims can never assimilate since their own religion will not permit assimilation with others.
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Danish Muslims: Sharia law superior to the national law
Oct 19, 2015
Islam is strengthening its positions in Denmark. One in ten muslims believe that laws should be based entirely on the Koran. Religion takes an increasingly important place in the individual’s life and the majority of the faithful say absolutely no to the reformation of islam.
In Denmark lives about 250 000 Muslims and completely unambiguous is that faith for them has come to play an increasingly important role. It shows in three recent studies that research firm Wilke has undertaken on behalf of the daily Jyllands-Posten. And the results have given rise to the now raised cautionary voices in the political camps.
Above all, it is the approach to legislation that raises concerns.
Of the 702 respondents Muslims claim every ten ordained that Danish laws without exception should be based on the Koran, while one in four believe that a mixture of the Constitution and the Koran should shape the legislation.
Turn on the tables, it means in and of itself that a majority – 53.9% – of the surveyed believe that it is the Danish Constitution and nothing else that is valid in the country, but it’s an outcome that doesn’t impress on Jens Peter Frølund Thomsen, an associate professor of political science at the University of Aarhus.
Although the majority of the study recommends the Constitution, does the Frølund Thomsen wondering why not virtually all respondents do it:
− “It is completely fundamental to our democracy that the basic law is the framework,” he told the newspaper, according to the Ritzau news agency.
The Social Democrats’ spokesman on immigration issues, Dan Jørgensen, refers to the finding as “problematic” and the revelation that not all the inhabitants of the country supports the Constitution he says is “unacceptable”.
− “People can have what religion they want, but laws and policies is something that sets out in a democratic way,” he said.
In the Danish people’s Party sees the study as a convincing argument for it’s Party long have argued-that the Muslim immigration to the country must be slowed down.
– “I hope that people with this can see that the number of Muslims in Denmark is a problem,” said the party’s integration political spokesman Martin Henriksen that does not save the effort when he gives his views on the matter:
− “They [Muslims] imagine they can allow themselves to behave as if they were here first [they rule the country]. It is extremely rude”.
But it turns out that Muslims in Denmark have become increasingly religious. A study carried out in 2006 revealed that 37% of the Muslim population then devoted himself to prayer five times a day. But according to a survey carried out this October – also by Wilke and for Jyllands-Posten – that has increased the number up to 50 percent, and it is a development that surprises Brian Arly Jacobsen, 1977 at the University of Copenhagen.
According to him, we should be able to have expected that the newly arrived Muslims over time would take after the rest of the Danes who on the religious side is not very active. But this survey reveals a trend that goes in completely the opposite direction; that Muslims have become increasingly religious, both in belief and practice, writes the daily BT with reference to Jyllands-Posten.
The Moslems’ attitude to the extent to which the Qur’an should be followed also shows an abrupt change: in 2006, 62 percent of the [Muslim] respondents believed that the Koran’s directive must be complied with in full. Today 77% of Muslims shared the opinion. There is also an increasing number of Muslims in Denmark who believe that Muslim girls must wear head scarves after they have reached their teens.
The idea that islam should be modernized and adapted to the Western world faces stiff opposition among the Danish Muslims. A majority, 52.4%,-more than one in two respondents-say flatly ‘no’ to something like that, a result which makes Naser Khader, politician in Folktinget and who himself has roots in Syria, disappointed. He has called for a reformation of religion and had hoped to get more support for his idea.
His starting point is the reformer Martin Luther and his deal with the Catholic Church and the priest’s exclusive monopoly on to interpretation of religion. Khader considers that the same should be done with the imam’s powers and he emphasized the need to distinguish between religion and politics.
-“Islam is in crisis and needs self-criticism,” he told the newspaper.
From Muslim quarters Khader’s thinking gets a mixed reception.
Sherin Khankan, who has challenged the commonly held gender perception of islam by setting up Denmark’s first mosque with female imams, attach his estimates to 35,7 percent, more than one out of every three [Muslims] asked, actually want modernisation and he therefore sees the future with confidence.
But Fatih Alev, imam at Danish Islamic Center, say flatly no to a reformation, a position that is fully shared by Oussama El-Saadi, spokesperson for the controversial Grimshøjmoskén in Aarhus. According to him, it is absolutely impossible to change what it says in the Koran and the Prophet Mohammed’s instructions. Those who do it, is no longer a muslim, he hits back.
According to the U.S.-based independent research institute, Pew Research Center, PEW, there were in Sweden in 2010 approximately 451 000 people with roots in Muslim countries. That said, with the great uncertainty in the estimation of the religion. However, it can be seen that the number of Muslims in Sweden have definitely not been reduced in these five years.