The influential former leader of Norway's ruling Progress Party used a visit to Copenhagen's show of unity on Monday night to call on Norwegians to "wake up to the creeping Islamization" of their country.

Carl Hagen, who led the populist anti-immigration party for nearly three decades and still represents the party on Oslo city council, posted his message on Facebook after joining a 30,000 strong crowd commemorating the two men killed in Copenhagen's twin terror attacks, and demonstrating support for Danish values of democracy and diversity.

"Great ceremony from Denmark after the Islamist murders," he wrote. "Where were you all when [Anti-Islamist leader] Max Hermansen in Oslo had to report sick because he was threatened by Muslim students…?"

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