Lars Hedegaard, a well-known free speech activist and critic of Islam, narrowly escaped an assassination attempt outside his home in Copenhagen.Hedegaard has been at the vanguard of a decade-long effort to fight back against restrictions to free speech in Europe, especially speech that is critical of Islam.
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Legal battles over the use of Islamic headscarves in public and private spaces are brewing across Europe.
Muslim gangs have been filmed loitering on streets in London and demanding that passersby conform to Islamic Sharia law.
Britons view immigration as the biggest problem facing their society, according to a flurry of new surveys and research reports about the current state of affairs in Britain.
The spread of anti-Semitism in Hungary is partly being fuelled by Prime Minister Viktor Orban and his ruling Fidesz Party in an effort to blunt the growing popularity of the anti-Semitic nationalist party Jobbik, the third-largest party in the Hungarian Parliament.
The decision to include Jakob Augstein on the annual list of the worst anti-Semites was meant to draw attention to the growing problem of European journalists whose obsessive criticism of Israel frequently crosses the line into blatant anti-Semitism.
A chronological review of some of the main stories involving the rise of Islam in France during 2012.
A chronological review of some of the main stories involving the rise of Islam in Germany during 2012.
The Spanish government has announced that it will grant automatic citizenship to Jews of Sephardic descent, whose ancestors were expelled from Spain in 1492.
Islam is the fastest-growing religion in England and Wales, according to new census data that the British government says “describes the defining characteristics of the population, who we are, how we live and what we do.
The Spanish government has warned a political refugee that he faces deportation for making a documentary that is critical of Islam.
Authorities in London have rejected a controversial proposal by a radical Islamic group to build one of the largest mosques in the world near the city’s Olympic Stadium.