Sherin Khankan, the founder of Scandinavia's first female-led mosque, has accused Conservative MP Naser Khader of threatening to release "deeply personal and private" photos that she had sent to him while they were in a romantic relationship.

Khankan told Berlingske on Friday that Khader has tried to intimidate her into silence by hinting that he would release the intimate photos.


Khader and Khankan have been in a conflict over the MP's attempts to remove state funding from Exitcirclen, which he alleges supports stoning and whipping as a punishment for extramarital affairs. Khankan has rejected the allegations and her lawyer is preparing a case against Khader and two other right-of-centre politicians for what she contends are false claims.

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