Europe

Britain: Islamists Create Climate of Fear to Curb Free Speech
By February 28, 2014 Read More →

Britain: Islamists Create Climate of Fear to Curb Free Speech

Muslim fundamentalists in London have threatened to behead a fellow British Muslim after he posted an innocuous image of Mohammed and Jesus on his Twitter account.

Islam in Europe: January 2014
By February 26, 2014 Read More →

Islam in Europe: January 2014

One month into 2014 and Islam-related controversies continued making headlines in newspapers across Europe. The most salient topic involved the dramatic increase in the numbers of European jihadists participating in the war in Syria.

European Court Undermining British Sovereignty
By January 17, 2014 Read More →

European Court Undermining British Sovereignty

An ever-expanding list of controversial rulings issued by the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) are fueling accusations that unelected judges at the pan-European court are usurping the judicial sovereignty of individual European nation states.

OIC Blames Free Speech for “Islamophobia” in West
By December 11, 2013 Read More →

OIC Blames Free Speech for “Islamophobia” in West

The primary objective of the OIC—headquartered in Saudi Arabia and funded by dozens of Muslim countries that systematically persecute Christians and Jews—has long been to pressure Western countries into passing laws that would ban “negative stereotyping of Islam.”

European Court Considers Legality of French Burqa Ban
By December 6, 2013 Read More →

European Court Considers Legality of French Burqa Ban

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has opened a landmark hearing to consider the legality of France’s ban on wearing Islamic veils in public spaces.

EU, Israel Reach “Compromise” on Science and Settlements
By November 27, 2013 Read More →

EU, Israel Reach “Compromise” on Science and Settlements

Israel and the European Union have reached a tentative agreement on a compromise formula that will make it possible for Israel to participate in a prestigious and financially lucrative European scientific research program.

Germany: The Greatest Double Robbery in the History of Art?
By November 8, 2013 Read More →

Germany: The Greatest Double Robbery in the History of Art?

Jewish groups in Germany and elsewhere, as well as the families of Holocaust survivors seeking to recover looted art, are asking why German authorities allowed two years to pass before disclosing the find.

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EU Regulations: “Dictatorship of the Bureaucrats”?
By November 1, 2013 Read More →

EU Regulations: “Dictatorship of the Bureaucrats”?

Critics say the seemingly endless number of bans, prohibitions, restrictions, regulations and edicts being enacted by unelected bureaucrats in Brussels—many of which are being justified by eco-related concerns—smacks of paternalism. They claim it is over-regulation, and an unacceptable intrusion into the private lives of 500 million EU citizens, who should be allowed to make their […]

EU Proposal to Monitor “Intolerant” Citizens
By October 28, 2013 Read More →

EU Proposal to Monitor “Intolerant” Citizens

The European Parliament is quietly considering an audacious proposal that calls for the direct surveillance of any EU citizen suspected of being “intolerant.”

Europe: Anti-Israel or Anti-Semitic?
By September 20, 2013 Read More →

Europe: Anti-Israel or Anti-Semitic?

A group of former European leaders have called on the European Union not to ease or delay the implementation of new rules that would prohibit the EU from funding Israeli institutions based or operating anywhere beyond the Green Line, including eastern Jerusalem.

Spain: Jihadists Threaten Catalonia over Burka Ban
By September 13, 2013 Read More →

Spain: Jihadists Threaten Catalonia over Burka Ban

A jihadist group affiliated with Al Qaeda has threatened to carry out terrorist attacks in Catalonia, an autonomous region in northeastern Spain that is home to the largest concentration of radical Islamists in Europe.

Islam Conquering European Higher Education
By August 13, 2013 Read More →

Islam Conquering European Higher Education

The Catholic University of Leuven, the oldest university in Belgium and one that has been a major contributor to the development of Roman Catholic theology for more than 500 years, will offer a degree in Islamic theology beginning in 2014.