Islam in Europe

Germany: Christian Names for Muslim Migrants?
By July 26, 2016 Read More →

Germany: Christian Names for Muslim Migrants?

Muslim migrants in Germany who feel discriminated against should be given the right to change their legal names to Christian-sounding ones, according to a senior German politician.

Posted in: Germany, Islam in Europe
Germans Debate Use of Force Against Jihadists
By July 24, 2016 Read More →

Germans Debate Use of Force Against Jihadists

The Bavarian Criminal Police Office has launched an internal investigation to determine if police were justified in shooting a jihadist.

Posted in: Germany, Islam in Europe
Germany’s New “No Means No” Rape Law
By July 8, 2016 Read More →

Germany’s New “No Means No” Rape Law

The German parliament has approved changes to the criminal code that expand the definition of rape and make it easier to deport migrants who commit sex crimes.

Posted in: Germany, Islam in Europe
Does Islam Belong to Germany?
By July 5, 2016 Read More →

Does Islam Belong to Germany?

Nearly two-thirds of Germans believe that Islam does not belong to Germany, according to a recent opinion poll.

Posted in: Germany, Islam in Europe
Turkey’s Growing Influence over Islam in Austria
By June 30, 2016 Read More →

Turkey’s Growing Influence over Islam in Austria

Muslim groups are opposed to Turkey’s growing influence over the practice of Islam in Austria.

Posted in: Austria, Islam in Europe
Germany’s Turkish-Muslim Integration Problem
By June 24, 2016 Read More →

Germany’s Turkish-Muslim Integration Problem

Nearly half of the three million ethnic Turks living in Germany believe it is more important to follow Islamic Sharia law than German law.

Posted in: Germany, Islam in Europe
A Month of Islam in Germany: May 2016
By June 18, 2016 Read More →

A Month of Islam in Germany: May 2016

A chronological review of the main stories involving the rise of Islam in Germany in May 2016.

Posted in: Germany, Islam in Europe
A Month of Islam in Britain: May 2016
By June 13, 2016 Read More →

A Month of Islam in Britain: May 2016

A chronological review of the main stories involving the rise of Islam in Britain in May 2016.

Posted in: Britain, Islam in Europe
Paris Becomes Massive Camp for Illegal Migrants
By June 6, 2016 Read More →

Paris Becomes Massive Camp for Illegal Migrants

Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo has announced plans to build a “humanitarian camp” next to one of the busiest train stations in the city so that thousands of illegal migrants bound for Britain can “live with dignity.”

Posted in: France, Islam in Europe
Europe Braces for More Jihadist Attacks
By June 2, 2016 Read More →

Europe Braces for More Jihadist Attacks

European security officials are bracing for potential jihadist attacks at public venues across Europe this summer.

Posted in: Islam in Europe
Germany’s New “Integration Law”
By May 30, 2016 Read More →

Germany’s New “Integration Law”

Germany’s coalition government has agreed on a new “Integration Law” aimed at regulating the rights and responsibilities of asylum seekers in Germany.

Posted in: Germany
Austrian Freedom Party: Victory in Defeat
By May 24, 2016 Read More →

Austrian Freedom Party: Victory in Defeat

Norbert Hofer of the anti-immigration Austrian Freedom Party (FPÖ) has been narrowly defeated in his bid to become Austria’s next president.

Posted in: Austria, Islam in Europe