After having received the Nordic Council's literature Prize, 2019 Tuesday evening entered the Danish author Jonas Eika on the stage in the concert hall in Stockholm in order to keep his acceptance speech. But the speech is testified not only about gratitude.
the Speech utilized the 28-year-old author to express his dissatisfaction with the Danish government and the prime minister Mette Frederiksen (S) policy.
- I am talking to the Danish prime minister.
Mette Frederiksen, who stands at the head of a social democratic party, which has come to power by take over the previous government's racist language and policies.
Mette Frederiksen, who call themselves the children of a minister, but maintain an immigration policy that drives families apart, makes them poor and exposing both children and adults for a slow, destructive violence in the country's so-called udrejsecentre, said among other in Jonas Eikas talk.
the Prime minister was - like several other representatives of Denmark, even to the present among the audience in the concert hall and watched the Danish prisvinders acceptance speech.
According to TV2 she sat on the first row along with the prime minister of Sweden, Stefan Löfven. Both 'sat like petrified, and clapped not'.
Jonas Eikas criticism was not only directed against the Danish government, but also in the other nordic countries ministers.
- Also in your countries placed the refugees and migrants in closed prisons or in remote camps. And they are being degraded and ill, some trying to take their own life, said the author.
TV2 talked with the minister for food, fisheries and gender equality, Mogens Jensen (S), who took the Jonas Eikas criticism of Democratic politics quite quiet.
- He has a position, should he be allowed to have, and I respect that. I disagree with his criticism, but first and foremost I would like to wish him congratulations with the price. It is great for him, said Mogens Jensen, to the TV 2.
Jonas Eika received the Nordic Council's literature Prize for her short story collection "After the sun". The short story collection is his second book.