Europe Debates the Burkini
By September 4, 2016 Read More →

Europe Debates the Burkini

A row over burkinis has reignited a long-running debate over Islamic dress codes in France and other secular European states.

Posted in: France, Islam in Europe
A Month of Islam in Britain: July 2016
By August 30, 2016 Read More →

A Month of Islam in Britain: July 2016

A chronological review of some of the main stories involving Islam in Britain during July 2016.

Posted in: Britain, Islam in Europe
A Month of Islam in Germany: July 2016
By August 17, 2016 Read More →

A Month of Islam in Germany: July 2016

A chronological review of some of the main stories involving Islam in Germany during July 2016.

Posted in: Germany, Islam in Europe
Germany’s Migrant Rape Crisis Spirals out of Control
By August 9, 2016 Read More →

Germany’s Migrant Rape Crisis Spirals out of Control

Germany’s migrant rape crisis has now spread to cities and towns in all 16 of Germany’s federal states.

Posted in: Germany, Islam in Europe
Turkey Sets Ultimatum for EU Migrant Deal
By August 2, 2016 Read More →

Turkey Sets Ultimatum for EU Migrant Deal

Although Turkish officials have repeatedly threatened to renege on the March 18 EU-Turkey deal, this is the first time they have set a deadline.

Posted in: Europe, Migration Crisis
Germany: “No Change to Open-Door Migration Policy”
By July 29, 2016 Read More →

Germany: “No Change to Open-Door Migration Policy”

Chancellor Angela Merkel ignored critics of her refugee policies and insisted there would be no change to her open-door migration stance.

Posted in: Germany, 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
Could Italy Bring Down the Euro?
By July 14, 2016 Read More →

Could Italy Bring Down the Euro?

The rise of the eurosceptic Five Star Movement, now the most popular political party in Italy, has potentially far-reaching implications for the European Union.

Posted in: Europe, European Union
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