According to a new Megafon survey on behalf of Politiken newspaper and TV2, one third of Denmark's 280,000 Muslims feel looked down upon in Danish society.

The results of the survey revealed that 37 percent of Danish Muslims agree or partially agree that they are looked down on because of their Muslim backgrounds.

"We all know that the question of Islam and Muslims take up a lot of space in the public debate in Danish society, and at times the debate can be very hard," Brian Arly Jacobsen, a religion sociologist at the University of Copenhagen, told TV2 News.

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