In the last hours of the Parliamentary afslutningsdebat started Sikandar Siddique, from the unofficial batch Free Green Votes in a heated debate. After his speech, he urged the Parliament members to hold a minute's silence in honour of those who have lost their lives in the light of racism in the UNITED states.
It absolutely fell not on good ground with among others the Danish people's party members.
'the Danish people's Party has also tried to be a minority in Denmark, when we started. We know very well how it is to be a minority,' it sounded quickly from Mette Hjermind Dencker, when Sikandar Siddique, who have pakistani background, said that the members should try to live a day in his shoes.
Ekstra Bladet has spoken with Mette Hjermind Dencker about her experiences with oppression on the basis of her political work in the Danish people's Party.
In an interview with Ekstra Bladet on Tuesday after afslutningsdebatten keeps Mette Hjermind Dencker stuck in that Sikandar Siddiques entry in the debate was 'pathetic' and 'cross-border', and she calls for, that one does not get 'hysterical' on the pulpit.
- But Mette Hjermind Dencker, you acknowledge that there are any, who experience to be treated differently on the basis of their skin color?
- There are some who experience it because of their gender, sexuality, appearance, disability and all sorts of things - because of their political affiliation - to be treated differently.
- If all experience oppression on the basis of various things like gender, sexuality and disability, draws they also saw offerkortet, when they articulate it?
- I think it would be to pull the offerkortet, if I said that because I'm a woman, so I don't have the same opportunities on the labour market.
- it will also Apply to people with disabilities?
- of course, There is a boundary between to make a real problem, and when it becomes pathetic.
- Where goes the limit?
- It is hard to put on a formula.
- Must completely refrain from addressing it?
- Some times it is just too much and too hysterical. There is not someone who judge people on the basis of skin colour, but their deeds.
- there Is racism in Denmark?
- Yes, it so we when to the Black Lives Matter-rally, where the white might not come out in front.
According to Mette Dencker, there is no reason to Sikandar Siddique manufactures the suppression of on the basis of ethnic origin as something unique for people of other ethnic background. She believes namely, that all have experienced oppression in their upbringing.
'I think, in fact, to all people in one way or another have experienced feeling different. I know, because I 22 years ago enrolled me in the Danish people's Party and was a part of a minority, as no one wanted to play with. The people treated us quite miserable,' she says to Ekstra Bladet.
'If you are tall, short, thick or thin, then you have experienced to be suppressed.'
Ekstra Bladet has asked Mette Hjermind Dencker a few questions to her experiences with oppression as a part of the minority Danish people's Party.
the Answers you will find in the video at the top of the article.