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A Month of Islam in Europe: June 2014
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A Month of Islam in Europe: June 2014

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

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A Month of Islam in Britain: June 2014
By July 15, 2014 Read More →

A Month of Islam in Britain: June 2014

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

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UK Bans Pro-Jihad Islamist Groups
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UK Bans Pro-Jihad Islamist Groups

Britain has banned three Muslim extremist groups that want to turn the UK into an Islamic state.

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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.

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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.

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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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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 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.

UK: Sharia-Compliant Student Loans?
By April 28, 2014 Read More →

UK: Sharia-Compliant Student Loans?

The British government has launched a public consultation on whether or not to introduce student loans that are compliant with Islamic Sharia law, which forbids loans that involve the payment of interest.

UK: Probe of Islamic Takeover Plot Widens
By April 17, 2014 Read More →

UK: Probe of Islamic Takeover Plot Widens

British authorities say they have widened their investigation into an alleged plot by Muslim fundamentalists to Islamize public schools in England and Wales.

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