Ex-resident and police say Christiania’s future threatened by violence

In an opinion piece, former resident says Christianites need to band together against the gangs that control Pusher Street
The Copenhagen Post (Denmark)
Tuesday, February 7, 2012

denmark_copenhagen_pusher_street_crackdownIn response to an opinion piece in Politiken newspaper, in which a former Christiania resident encourages residents of the commune to stand up to the gang members that control its hash market, the chief inspector of the Copenhagen Police says the enclave’s future is threatened by the criminality. “The hash trade is accompanied by violence and other serious crimes to an extent that Christiania is threatened,” chief inspector Jørn Aabye said to the newspaper.