Islam in Europe

Switzerland: A Multicultural Paradise?
By May 21, 2013 Read More →

Switzerland: A Multicultural Paradise?

A controversial new report by the Swiss government claims that Muslim immigrants are so well integrated into Swiss society that no further federal policies or programs are needed to promote Muslim integration or to counter Islamic extremism.

Muslims to Germany: “Make Islam Equal to Christianity”
By May 15, 2013 Read More →

Muslims to Germany: “Make Islam Equal to Christianity”

A major conference on German-Muslim relations has ended in failure after Muslims attending the event refused to acknowledge the government’s concerns about the threats to security posed by radical Islam.

Posted in: Germany, Islam in Europe
UK: Crisis of Female Genital Mutilation
By May 9, 2013 Read More →

UK: Crisis of Female Genital Mutilation

British authorities are redoubling their fight against the spiraling problem of female genital mutilation (FGM) after a weekly primetime television show broadcast by the BBC forced the previously “taboo” subject into mainstream debate.

Posted in: Britain, Islam in Europe
“Different and Threatening”: Most Germans See Islam as a Threat
By May 3, 2013 Read More →

“Different and Threatening”: Most Germans See Islam as a Threat

More than half of all Germans view Islam as a threat to their country and believe it does not belong in the Western world, according to a major new study on religious attitudes in Germany.

Posted in: Germany, Islam in Europe
Belgium Erasing Christianity for Islam
By April 30, 2013 Read More →

Belgium Erasing Christianity for Islam

The move to “de-Christianize” the Christian holidays has been roundly criticized by those opposed to the relentless spread of multiculturalism in Belgium.

Posted in: Belgium, Islam in Europe
By April 23, 2013 Read More →

A new documentary secretly filmed inside several of the 85 Islamic Sharia Law courts operating in Britain has exposed the systematic discrimination that many women are suffering at the hands of Muslim jurists.

Belgium vs. Islamic Jihadists
By April 19, 2013 Read More →

Belgium vs. Islamic Jihadists

Belgian police have carried out dozens of raids and arrested six Islamists — including the pugnacious ringleader of a Belgian Salafist group called Sharia4Belgium — suspected of recruiting foreign fighters for the war in Syria.

Germany Cracks Down on Critics of Mega-Mosque
By April 16, 2013 Read More →

Germany Cracks Down on Critics of Mega-Mosque

The Bavarian branch of Germany’s domestic intelligence agency has placed under state surveillance German activists accused of fomenting hate against Muslims due to their opposition to the construction of a mega-mosque in Munich.

Germany: Islam Becomes Campaign Issue
By April 11, 2013 Read More →

Germany: Islam Becomes Campaign Issue

Germany’s opposition Social Democrats are courting disgruntled Muslim voters in a desperate bid to unseat German Chancellor Angela Merkel in federal elections set for September 22.

Posted in: Germany, Islam in Europe
Europe: Mosque Building Shifts into High Gear
By April 5, 2013 Read More →

Europe: Mosque Building Shifts into High Gear

From Belgium to Greece and Spain to Germany, 2013 is shaping up to be another banner year for the construction of mosques in Europe.

Ireland to Build One of Europe’s Largest Mosques
By April 2, 2013 Read More →

Ireland to Build One of Europe’s Largest Mosques

City planners in the Irish capital, Dublin, have given the go-ahead for the construction of a sprawling mega-mosque complex that will cater to Ireland’s burgeoning Muslim population.

Posted in: Ireland, Islam in Europe
Europe’s Latest Export: Jihadists
By March 21, 2013 Read More →

Europe’s Latest Export: Jihadists

More than 1,000 Muslims from across Europe are currently active as Islamic jihadists, or holy warriors, in Syria, which has replaced Afghanistan, Pakistan and Somalia as the main destination for militant Islamists seeking to obtain immediate combat experience with little or no official scrutiny.