UK: Uphill Battle in Fight Against FGM
By July 1, 2014 Read More →

UK: Uphill Battle in Fight Against FGM

More than 20,000 girls under the age of 15 are believed to be at high risk of FGM in England and Wales this year alone, according to government estimates.

Posted in: Britain, Islam in Europe
British Jihadists and the UK Surveillance State
By June 27, 2014 Read More →

British Jihadists and the UK Surveillance State

Britain is engaged in a debate over how much government surveillance is necessary to keep the United Kingdom safe from British jihadists.

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London Mega-Mosque Edges Closer to Reality
By June 19, 2014 Read More →

London Mega-Mosque Edges Closer to Reality

Local citizens—including many Muslims—are concerned the mosque project is actually a smokescreen for an ambitious plan to establish a hardline Islamic enclave in East London.

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Britain Outlaws Forced Marriage
By June 19, 2014 Read More →

Britain Outlaws Forced Marriage

The new law makes forced marriage a self-standing criminal offense in England and Wales and is punishable by up to seven years in prison.

Posted in: Britain, Islam in Europe
Salafi-Jihadists: “A Persistent Threat” to Europe and America
By June 13, 2014 Read More →

Salafi-Jihadists: “A Persistent Threat” to Europe and America

The threat to Europe and the United States from Islamic terrorism is serious and growing, and new attacks with unexpected targets and timings are increasingly likely, according to two new reports.

UK: “Culture of Fear” in Birmingham Schools
By June 11, 2014 Read More →

UK: “Culture of Fear” in Birmingham Schools

British regulators have placed five Muslim-dominated public schools in the city of Birmingham under “special measures” after inspectors found that pupils there were being systematically exposed to radical Islamic propaganda.

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Spain to Deport Pakistani Refugee for Criticizing Islam
By June 6, 2014 Read More →

Spain to Deport Pakistani Refugee for Criticizing Islam

The Spanish Supreme Court has ruled that a political refugee should be deported because his criticism of Islam is a threat to national security.

Salafism in Germany: “Something Must Be Done Immediately”
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Salafism in Germany: “Something Must Be Done Immediately”

German authorities are concerned that most of those attracted to Salafi ideology are impressionable young Muslims who are susceptible to perpetrating terrorist acts in the name of Islam.

Posted in: Germany, Islam in Europe
French Jihadist Arrested For Brussels Jewish Museum Attack
By June 2, 2014 Read More →

French Jihadist Arrested For Brussels Jewish Museum Attack

The arrest of a French jihadist for the fatal shooting of three people at the Jewish Museum in Brussels confirms the worst fears about the security threat posed by battle-hardened European jihadists returning from the fighting in Syria.

European Elections: “No to Europe, Yes to Europe”
By May 30, 2014 Read More →

European Elections: “No to Europe, Yes to Europe”

Euro-skeptics face a daunting set of long-term challenges to stop the seemingly relentless march toward European federalism. In the near term, however, the impact of their electoral victories will be felt the most at the local and national levels.

A Month of Islam in Europe: April 2014
By May 22, 2014 Read More →

A Month of Islam in Europe: April 2014

A review of some of the main stories involving the rise of Islam in Europe during April 2014.

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A Month of Islam in Britain: April 2014
By May 20, 2014 Read More →

A Month of Islam in Britain: April 2014

A review of some of the main stories involving the rise of Islam in Britain in April 2014.