Up to 20,000 people candlelight vigil at the gates of the French embassy, Up to 20,000 individuals, among them Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen, accumulated for a candlelight vigil at the entryways of the French international safe haven in Copenhagen Sunday to grieve the casualties of the Paris assaults, police said.
Denmark too has endured assaults by radical Islamists.
On February 14, radicals slaughtered a Danish producer outside a social focus where a verbal confrontation on Islam and free discourse was occurring.
Up to 20,000 people candlelight vigil at the gates of the French embassy
“Police assess that nearly 15,000 to 20,000 individuals tuned in the function,” a police representative told Danish press organization Ritzau.
The weepers, some of them wearing the French blue, white and red hues, held a moment of hush.
“What is the most grounded reaction we can have? To continue living, and to decline to be scared. On the off chance that we no more set out to sit at a bistro patio, then we have lost. We demand (safeguarding) majority rule government and the delight of living,” said Rasmussen, obviously moved.
France’s minister to Copenhagen, Francois Zimeray, was likewise there.
“For us it is an in number indication of the Danish individuals’ solidarity with France. They are battling the same fight … they are battling for the same qualities,” he said.
“The Danes know … that they additionally run the same dangers,” he included.
The vigil, which was assembled by the adolescent wings of all the nation’s primary political gatherings, is the second in the same number of days in the Danish capital.
“I am here in light of the fact that I think it is critical for all of us to demonstrate that we are holding out against fear,” said Zahraa Khanjer, a showcasing advisor wearing a hijab or headscarf. “I am here both as an individual and as a Muslim.”
Many Danes on Saturday, including French-conceived Prince Consort Henrik, assembled to lay blossoms at the passageway of the French international safe haven.
Since Friday’s assaults in Paris, there has been an overflowing of solidarity over the world, with enthusiastic versions of the French national song of devotion sung in urban communities from Dublin to New York.
Danish daily paper Jyllands-Posten in 2005 distributed depiction of the Prophet Mohammed, starting dangerous dissents in the Muslim world.
There have been a few thwarted dread plots against the daily paper following.
At that point in January this year French sarcastic magazine Charlie Hebdo, which reproduced the Danish toons in 2006, went under assault by jihadists. Twelve individuals in and around the workplaces of the magazine were executed.