A unanimous city council decision in Haderslev has elected to treat the building of a mosque like any other construction project.

The council has thereby reversed a decision taken by its own planning and environmental committee, which had rejected the building of a mosque. Now the only restriction is that the minaret cannot be 19 metres tall as planned, but only 12 metres.

It was the left-wing party Enhedslisten who brought up the case with the city council, as it believed Muslims had been exposed to differential treatment.

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