Denmark Feels Heat Again Over Treatment of Foreigners

Denmark Feels Heat Again Over Treatment of Foreigners

Denmark Feels Heat Again Over Treatment of ForeignersThis week, the United Nations expressed "serious concern" about Danish plans to relocate rejected asylum seekers and convicted immigrants to a small island that was once used for animal testing. “We’ve seen the negative impact of such policies of isolation, and (governments) should not replicate these policies,” UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet told reporters in Geneva. The island of Lindholm, which is located in the center of a bay about 100 kilometers south of Copenhagen, was once used to study contagious diseases affecting cows and pigs.