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Danish welfare demonstration

Issue No. 2002

On the march in Denmark (Pic: Pamela Juhl)

On the march in Denmark (Pic: Pamela Juhl)


Some 110,000 Danish workers and students demonstrated in cities and towns on Wednesday of last week to protest against government attacks on welfare.

The right wing government of Anders Fogh Rasmussen wants to raise the retirement age, cut back on student and unemployment benefits and introduce discriminatory low wage rates for immigrants.

 

 

 

 

 


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Tue 23 May 2006, 17:51 BST
Issue No. 2002
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