Journalists Martin Kjær Jensen and Irene Thyrri from TV2 have been nominated for this year's Cavling Prize, a prestigious Danish award annually given to journalists who have shown great initiative and talent.

Jensen and Thyrri were nominated for their documentary series 'Moskeerne bag sløret' (the mosques behind the veil), which investigated how mosques in Denmark work towards or against the integration of Muslims into Danish society.

The series provoked great criticism from some Danish imams, who were captured on a hidden camera saying, among other things, that adulterous women should be stoned to death.

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