Danish People's Party
The Danish People's Party is a political party in Denmark
Denmark is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe. The countries of Denmark and Greenland, as well as the Faroe Islands, constitute the Kingdom of Denmark . It is the southernmost of the Nordic countries, southwest of Sweden and south of Norway, and bordered to the south by Germany. Denmark...

 which is frequently described as right-wing populist
Right-wing populism
Right-wing populism is a political ideology that rejects existing political consensus and combines laissez-faire liberalism and anti-elitism. It is considered "right-wing" because of its rejection of social equality and government programs to achieve it, its opposition to social integration, and...

 by political scientists and commentators. The party is led by Pia Kjærsgaard
Pia Kjærsgaard
Pia Merete Kjærsgaard is a Danish politician. She is a co-founder and current leader of the Danish People's Party, a nativist, national conservative political party in Denmark...

. Since the Parliamentary election in 2001
Danish parliamentary election, 2001
Parliamentary elections were held in Denmark on 20 November 2001. For the first time since the 1924 the Social Democrats did not win the most seats. Anders Fogh Rasmussen of the centre-right Venstre became Prime Minister in coalition with the Conservative People's Party, as the head of the first...

 the party has supported a government consisting of the Liberal
Venstre (Denmark)
VenstreThe party name is officially not translated into any other language, but is in English often referred to as the Liberal Party. Similar rules apply for the name of the party's youth wing Venstres Ungdom. , full name Venstre, Danmarks Liberale Parti , is the largest political party in Denmark...

 and Conservative
Conservative People's Party (Denmark)
The Conservative People's Party , also known as Conservatives is a Danish political party.-History:The party was founded 1915 based mostly on its predecessor, Højre , but also on the Free Conservatives and a moderate faction of Venstre , the liberals.The party has participated in several coalition...

 parties, and these were in power until the election in 2011 (where a coalition of center-left parties won). While not being a part of the cabinet, the Danish People's Party maintained a close cooperation with the 2001–2011 government parties on most issues.

"Judaism, because of its Jesus-negating teachings, is an apostasy and blasphemy." (MP Jesper Langballe, Kristeligt Dagblad, (November 3, 1999))

"Islam is a plague upon Europe." (MP Jesper Langballe, Speech from the podium of Danish Parliament (May 31, 2002))

"Let me say it clearly: Muslims should live in Muslim-Country, and this is not here." (MEP Mogens Camre, Danish People's Party's annual meeting (September 19, 2004))

"We should withdraw from UN Refugee Convention and we should block EU's Charter for Fundamental Rights which is directed against the Europeans. We must change the Alien's Law, and if need be we must change both the Danish Constitution and Penal Law so that it becomes possible to defend democracy and to send political-religious rebels, criminals and parasites out of the country. This is the final call." (MEP Mogens Camre, Horsens Folkeblad (May 18, 2004))

"Islam has been a terrorist organisation from its very beginning." (MP Martin Henriksen, Politiken (December 2, 2005))

"Where Christianity rules, matters are related to the love of the tings that one holds dear. On the other hand, where Islam rules, matters are related to a higher selfrightousness which logically culminates in an all consuming hatred and a scary urge to exterminate other people." (MP Søren Krarup, Berlingske Tidende (February 2, 2005))