Islam in Europe

Spain: Ban Remains on Muslim Prayer in Cathedral
By February 14, 2013 Read More →

Spain: Ban Remains on Muslim Prayer in Cathedral

A court in southern Spain has acquitted eight Muslims who were accused of resorting to violence to break a ban on Muslim prayers in a cathedral in the city of Córdoba. The church was once the world’s second-biggest mosque and remains the single most powerful symbol of Islam in Spain.

Posted in: Islam in Europe, Spain, Spain
German Church Becomes Mosque
By February 12, 2013 Read More →

German Church Becomes Mosque

Muslim plans to convert a former Lutheran church in the city of Hamburg into a mosque is generating controversy across Germany.

Posted in: Germany, Islam in Europe
Another Attempt to Murder Free Speech in Denmark
By February 6, 2013 Read More →

Another Attempt to Murder Free Speech in Denmark

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.

Posted in: Denmark, Islam in Europe
New Hijab Controversies Brewing in Europe
By February 1, 2013 Read More →

New Hijab Controversies Brewing in Europe

Legal battles over the use of Islamic headscarves in public and private spaces are brewing across Europe.

Muslim Ganges Enforce Sharia Law in London
By January 25, 2013 Read More →

Muslim Ganges Enforce Sharia Law in London

Muslim gangs have been filmed loitering on streets in London and demanding that passersby conform to Islamic Sharia law.

Britain: Immigration Seen as Top Problem
By January 23, 2013 Read More →

Britain: Immigration Seen as Top Problem

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.

Posted in: Britain, Islam in Europe
The Islamization of France in 2012
By January 2, 2013 Read More →

The Islamization of France in 2012

A chronological review of some of the main stories involving the rise of Islam in France during 2012.

Posted in: France, Islam in Europe
The Islamization of Germany in 2012
By December 24, 2012 Read More →

The Islamization of Germany in 2012

A chronological review of some of the main stories involving the rise of Islam in Germany during 2012.

Posted in: Germany, Islam in Europe
Muslims Demand Reciprocity from Spain Over Citizenship for Jews
By December 21, 2012 Read More →

Muslims Demand Reciprocity from Spain Over Citizenship for Jews

The Spanish government has announced that it will grant automatic citizenship to Jews of Sephardic descent, whose ancestors were expelled from Spain in 1492.

Posted in: Islam in Europe, Spain
Islam: Fastest-Growing Religion in Britain
By December 18, 2012 Read More →

Islam: Fastest-Growing Religion in Britain

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.

Posted in: Britain, Islam in Europe
Spain Threatens to Deport Filmmaker for Anti-Islam Documentary
By December 17, 2012 Read More →

Spain Threatens to Deport Filmmaker for Anti-Islam Documentary

The Spanish government has warned a political refugee that he faces deportation for making a documentary that is critical of Islam.

Posted in: Islam in Europe, Spain, Spain
London Rejects Plan for Mega-Mosque
By December 11, 2012 Read More →

London Rejects Plan for Mega-Mosque

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.

Posted in: Britain, Islam in Europe