east Jutland Police shot yesterday, a knivbevæbnet 52-year-old man at a Rasmus Paludan-demonstration in Gellerup, Aarhus. It happened a short time after, he penetrated through the police blockade to armed with a knife.
112 - 5. jun. 2020 - pm. 15:36 Man shot in the leg to the Paludan-demonstration
The two men are in custody for, respectively, attempted murder and complicity to attempted murder.
the 112 - 6. jun. 2020 - pm. 20:50 Prison for the attempted murder of ralph waldo emerson
Ekstra Bladet has asked Rasmus Paludan, how he has the day then.
- I have for years been aware that there were people who would kill me, but when I stand in front of a man, who is ready to murder me with a knife, so it is anyway something else. So I am very sad and upset. Especially when I then later learns that there probably was a medgerningsmand and that the assassination was carefully planned and not just a man's work.
- I was a tad grådlabil in the hours after. The second would also be strange. It is certainly not nice to experience.
- As you wept?
- Yes, absolutely. I'm fair cold for verbal tilsvininger and lies, and also quite cold towards people, for my demonstrations creates to be removed by the police. But I have fortunately not experienced before, that a person comes near me with a knife. So, yes - subsequently, while I stood and talked with the PET, I started several times to cry. It is really an honest case and just a sign that I'm, of course, only a man as other.
the 112 - 6. jun. 2020 - pm. 17:12 Knivmand on crutches in court
- Gets the episode you to consider to stop the demonstrations?
- No, such never will be. We are fully convinced, that if we don't do something, then comes all the danes to be grådlabile very soon, so we need to continue, even if someone will me hurt.
- But is the project worth risking his life for?
- I have fought for years for the ideals that form the basis of the Danish constitution and the Danish people's happiness. The ideals I would like to see flourish in Denmark, and I hope to be able to live until I'm 100 years old. But if it is necessary, I am willing to die to fight for the ideals. It is in fact not new, that someone will harm me. The intelligence services have known this for years. The same I have. Yesterday it was just more visible.
And what would you say to those who think the rallies should be banned to save society millions for police protection?
- Well if that was not the police protection, I was being stabbed with a knife. So if they think that my speech is so provocative, that I do not need to be protected against violence, then cease all, so could someone also believe that their speech against me is so provocative, they also do not have to be protected against violence.
- Your comments on those who say that you must be forced to stop your speech?
- Which I have fortunately the support from many elected officials, which maintain that we have freedom of speech in Denmark. Even politicians who do not like me personally – for example, Pia Kjærsgaard – stands firm on freedom of expression.
the 112 - 6. jun. 2020 - pm. 11:34 Charged with attempted murder: - A serious matter
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