Six Inuit Snatched by Denmark 70 Years Ago Demand Compensation

Agence France-Presse in Copenhagen

Six Inuit who were snatched from their families in Greenland and taken to Denmark 70 years ago are demanding compensation from Copenhagen for a lost childhood.

In 1951, Denmark took 22 children from its former colony away from their families, promising them a better life and the chance to return to Greenland as part of a new Danish-educated elite.

Six survivors of the 22, now in their 70s, are each demanding €33,600 (£28,200) as compensation in a letter to the Danish prime minister.