Tingbjerg

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Tingbjerg public housing.

Tingbjerg is a large housing project designed and built from 1950 to 1972 by Steen Eiler Rasmussen as principal architect. It is located in Copenhagen County, 6 km northwest of the center of Copenhagen in Denmark. The area is idyllic in its own green pocket surrounded by Vestvolden and Utterslev Mose. There is plenty of light and air, beautiful nature and rich wildlife. The inhabitants are mixed with Danes and immigrants. Of 6,566 inhabitants, 42% are native Danes, 37% are immigrants and 21% are Danes with immigrant parents.

Violence, Islamization and Discrimination[edit]

There have been several instances of harassment and criminality in Tingbjerg.[1] The local priest (an open homosexual) was harassed by young Muslim males from the neighborhood, and forced to leave his occupation.[2]

There have been violence against Muslims in Tingbjerg. On August 14, 2008, Osman Nuri Dogan, a 19-year-old Turk, was shot and killed by an AK81 member in Tingbjerg.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Tingbjerg: one neighborhood’s nightmare
  2. ^ (In Danish: Tingbjerg-præst mobbes)
  3. ^ "Gang war combatants on speaking terms" (in Danish). Politiken.dk. Retrieved August 13, 2010. 

Coordinates: 55°43′12″N 12°29′09″E / 55.72000°N 12.48583°E / 55.72000; 12.48583