Europe

German Journalist Among Top Ten Anti-Semites of 2012
By January 10, 2013 Read More →

German Journalist Among Top Ten Anti-Semites of 2012

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.

Muslims Pressing for Blasphemy Laws in Europe
By November 30, 2012 Read More →

Muslims Pressing for Blasphemy Laws in Europe

The Dutch parliament has approved a motion to revoke a law that makes insulting God a crime. Free speech activists say the move represents a significant victory at a time when Muslim groups are stepping up pressure on European governments to criminalize the criticism of Islam and/or Mohammed.

EU “Upgrades” Relations with Israel, Strangling Strings Attached
By August 3, 2012 Read More →

EU “Upgrades” Relations with Israel, Strangling Strings Attached

The European Union has upgraded trade and diplomatic relations with Israel in more than 60 activities and fields, including agriculture, energy and immigration.

Germany: “Don’t Buy from Jews”
By June 7, 2012 Read More →

Germany: “Don’t Buy from Jews”

A prominent Roman Catholic NGO in Germany has called for a wide-ranging boycott of Israeli products.

US, EU Spearhead Islamic Bid To Criminalize Free Speech
By January 6, 2012 Read More →

US, EU Spearhead Islamic Bid To Criminalize Free Speech

The European Union has offered to host the next meeting of the so-called Istanbul Process, an aggressive effort by Muslim countries to make it an international crime to criticize Islam.

United States of Europe One Step Closer to Reality?
By December 12, 2011 Read More →

United States of Europe One Step Closer to Reality?

The leaders of the 27-member European Union met in Brussels on December 8 and 9 under pressure to deliver a decisive solution to Europe’s two-year-old sovereign debt crisis.

Runaway Anti-Semitism in Italy
By October 27, 2011 Read More →

Runaway Anti-Semitism in Italy

Forty-four percent of Italians are prejudiced or hostile towards Jews, according to a new research study released by the Italian Parliament on October 17.

Why Corruption Reigns in Spain
By July 13, 2011 Read More →

Why Corruption Reigns in Spain

Hardly a week goes by without news of another high-profile corruption scandal in Spain. Several theories seek to explain the phenomenon.

Europeans Are Major Force Behind Second Gaza Flotilla
By July 2, 2011 Read More →

Europeans Are Major Force Behind Second Gaza Flotilla

The Gaza Strip has become an obsession in Europe, where Socialists have joined arms with Islamists in a ‘Red-Green Alliance’ aimed at isolating and delegitimizing Israel.

The Netherlands Cuts Funding from Anti-Israel NGOs
By June 30, 2011 Read More →

The Netherlands Cuts Funding from Anti-Israel NGOs

The Dutch Foreign Ministry says it will implement “sweeping reforms” to prevent the transfer of millions of taxpayer euros from going to Dutch humanitarian aid organizations that fund anti-Israel boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) activities and non-government organizations (NGOs) that deny Israel’s right to exist.

Anti-Semitism on the Rise in Germany
By June 9, 2011 Read More →

Anti-Semitism on the Rise in Germany

A highly-anticipated new report that examines the increasing anti-Israel activism of politicians belonging to the German Left Party has sparked a debate over the rise of anti-Semitism disguised as anti-Zionism in post-modern Germany.

A Socialist Debacle in Spain, But Uncertainty Reigns
By May 24, 2011 Read More →

A Socialist Debacle in Spain, But Uncertainty Reigns

Spain’s governing Socialist party suffered heavier-than-expected losses in local and regional elections on May 22. The party now faces pressure to call early general elections amid fears that increased political uncertainty in Spain will exacerbate Europe’s debt crisis.