Former Danish Immigration Minister Inger Stojberg was jailed for separating asylum seeking young couples. Photo: AFP
Former Danish Immigration Minister Inger Stojberg was jailed for separating asylum seeking young couples. Photo: AFP

Danish ex-minister sentenced in underage asylum separations case

  • Inger Stojberg denied breaking the law saying her aim was to stamp out child marriages and protect underage girls
  • The right-wing politician was behind Denmark’s tough immigration policies, allowing authorities to confiscate asylum seekers’ jewellery

Topic |   Denmark Country Report
Former Danish Immigration Minister Inger Stojberg was jailed for separating asylum seeking young couples. Photo: AFP
Former Danish Immigration Minister Inger Stojberg was jailed for separating asylum seeking young couples. Photo: AFP
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