Tag: Austria

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.

Posted in: Islam in Europe
Austria: Muslims Outnumber Catholics in Vienna Schools
By March 26, 2014 Read More →

Austria: Muslims Outnumber Catholics in Vienna Schools

Muslim students, according to new statistics, now outnumber Roman Catholic students at middle and secondary schools in Vienna, the capital and largest city of Austria.

Europe: Islamic Fundamentalism is Widespread
By December 16, 2013 Read More →

Europe: Islamic Fundamentalism is Widespread

The majority of Muslims in Europe believe Islamic Sharia law should take precedence over the secular constitutions and laws of their European host countries, according to a new study, which warns that Islamic fundamentalism is widespread and rising sharply in Western Europe.

Posted in: Germany, Islam in Europe
Muslims Pressing for Blasphemy Laws in Europe
By November 30, 2012 Read More →

Muslims Pressing for Blasphemy Laws in Europe

The Dutch parliament has approved a motion to revoke a law that makes insulting God a crime. Free speech activists say the move represents a significant victory at a time when Muslim groups are stepping up pressure on European governments to criminalize the criticism of Islam and/or Mohammed.

Saudi “Propaganda Center” Opens in Vienna
By November 27, 2012 Read More →

Saudi “Propaganda Center” Opens in Vienna

Saudi Arabia has officially opened the doors of a controversial new “interreligious and intercultural dialogue center” in the Austrian capital, Vienna.

Posted in: Austria, Islam in Europe
Muslim Riots Reach Europe: Part II
By October 3, 2012 Read More →

Muslim Riots Reach Europe: Part II

Muslim protests over an American-made anti-Islamic YouTube film, Innocence of Muslims, have spread to more European cities.

Posted in: Germany, Islam in Europe
Free Speech on Trial in Austria
By January 21, 2011 Read More →

Free Speech on Trial in Austria

The trial of Austrian anti-Sharia activist Elisabeth Sabaditsch-Wolff for “denigrating” Islam has major implications for free speech in Europe.