Due to the current crisis over the drawings of the prophet Mohammed in Muslim countries, the minister of integration, Rikke Hvilshj, has decided to suspend expulsion orders for a two week period on families waiting repatriation to Muslim countries that are considered unsafe by Denmarks foreign office. The minister will review the situation at the end of February. Until normal conditions are re-established, it would be irresponsible to send families back to countries which the Danish government had advised its own citizens to avoid, the minister said. The eyes of the world are on Denmark and several grassroots organizations have decided to improve the Danish image via cyberspace. Sites like anotherdenmark.org and forsoningnu.dk offer space for communication with the Muslim world, with petitions to be signed and messages of reconciliation can be sent.
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