Islam in Europe

Dutch Multiculturalism: Half of Young Moroccans are Criminals
By November 28, 2011 Read More →

Dutch Multiculturalism: Half of Young Moroccans are Criminals

Forty percent of Moroccan immigrants in the Netherlands between the ages of 12 and 24 have been arrested, fined, charged or otherwise accused of committing a crime during the past five years, according to a new report commissioned by the Dutch Ministry of Interior.

“100 Lashes if You Don’t Die Laughing”
By November 3, 2011 Read More →

“100 Lashes if You Don’t Die Laughing”

The Paris offices of the satirical French magazine Charlie Hebdo were destroyed in an arson attack after it “invited” the Islamic Prophet Mohammed to be its “guest editor.”

Posted in: France, Islam in Europe
Immigrants Want Cross Removed from Swiss Flag
By September 26, 2011 Read More →

Immigrants Want Cross Removed from Swiss Flag

An immigrant group based in Bern has called for the emblematic white cross to be removed from the Swiss national flag because as a Christian symbol it “no longer corresponds to today’s multicultural Switzerland.”

France Bans Muslim Street Prayers
By September 20, 2011 Read More →

France Bans Muslim Street Prayers

The French government has enacted a new law prohibiting Muslims from praying in the streets. But on the first day of the ban hundreds of Muslims defied the law by taking over streets and sidewalks in Paris and other French cities to pray.

Posted in: France, Islam in Europe
Islamic Sharia Law Court Opens in Belgium
By September 15, 2011 Read More →

Islamic Sharia Law Court Opens in Belgium

An Islamic Sharia law court has been established in Antwerp, the second-largest city in Belgium.

Posted in: Belgium, Islam in Europe
Greece to Build First Official Mosque in Athens
By September 12, 2011 Read More →

Greece to Build First Official Mosque in Athens

The Greek Parliament has approved a controversial plan to build a taxpayer-funded mega-mosque in Athens.

Posted in: Greece
European ‘No-Go’ Zones for Non-Muslims Proliferating
By August 22, 2011 Read More →

European ‘No-Go’ Zones for Non-Muslims Proliferating

Islamic extremists are stepping up the creation of “no-go” areas in European cities that are off-limits to non-Muslims.

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 to Abandon Multiculturalism
By June 23, 2011 Read More →

The Netherlands to Abandon Multiculturalism

The Dutch government says it will abandon the long-standing model of multiculturalism that has encouraged Muslim immigrants to create a parallel society within the Netherlands.

Britain Creating Parallel Islamic Financial System
By June 16, 2011 Read More →

Britain Creating Parallel Islamic Financial System

A British firm has launched a Sharia-compliant pension fund that will enable Muslims to save for retirement in compliance with Islamic principles, and the British government will begin offering Muslim workers Sharia-compliant pensions as of 2012.

Muslim Immigration Transforms Finnish Politics
By April 28, 2011 Read More →

Muslim Immigration Transforms Finnish Politics

Finland’s political map has been redrawn in the aftermath of parliamentary elections on April 17, when the nationalist True Finns Party won more votes than the governing party and now stands on the cusp of political power.

Posted in: Finland
France: Burqa Ban Goes Into Effect
By April 14, 2011 Read More →

France: Burqa Ban Goes Into Effect

France’s much-debated “burqa ban” entered into force on April 11. The new law, which prohibits the wearing of Islamic body-covering burqas and face-covering niqabs in all public spaces in France, comes amid rising frustration that the country’s estimated 6.5 million Muslims are not integrating into French society.

Posted in: France, Islam in Europe