World #1 – Denmark to banish foreign criminals to remote island

Daily News Article - December 4, 2018


1. For DENMARK, give the following information:

  1. capital
  2. location/the countries that share its borders
  3. the religious breakdown of the population
  4. the type of government
  5. the chief of state (and head of government if different) If monarch or dictator, since what date has he/she ruled? – include name of heir apparent for monarch
  6. the population

Find the answers at the CIA World FactBook website. For each country, answers can be found under the “Geography” “People” and “Government” headings.

NOTE: Before answering the following questions watch the video under "Resources" below.

a) list the who, what, where and when of the news item
b) Who will be moved to the facility at Lindholm?
c) The people sent to Lindholm will not be imprisoned at the facility. When must they stay there?
d) What is the main reason for housing the convicted criminals on an island?
e) Progressive/liberal Danes oppose this plan and say it is inhumane. Consider how/why the foreign nationals are housed at Lindholm. What do you think? Is this an inhumane plan? Explain your answer.