A chronological review of some of the main stories about the rise of Islam in France in 2015.
Tag: counter radicalization
British Home Secretary Theresa May has unveiled a series of new proposals aimed at combating Islamic extremism “in all its forms.”
A raft of new anti-terrorism measures are aimed at preventing French citizens or residents from joining jihadist groups abroad, and at slowing the spread of radical Islam at home.
A chronological review of some of the main stories about the rise of Islam in Britain during 2014.
A chronological review of some of the main stories about the rise of Islam in France during 2014.
Britain has banned three Muslim extremist groups that want to turn the UK into an Islamic state.
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.
The French government has unveiled a new plan aimed at preventing French citizens or residents from waging jihad in Syria and other conflict zones in the Muslim world.
European security officials say that in recent weeks they have noticed an “alarming acceleration” in the number of European jihadists traveling to Syria to obtain combat experience with Islamist groups linked to al-Qaeda. They say their primary concern is about the potential threats these battle-hardened “enemies from within” will pose when they return to Europe.
Belgian police have carried out dozens of raids and arrested six Islamists — including the pugnacious ringleader of a Belgian Salafist group called Sharia4Belgium — suspected of recruiting foreign fighters for the war in Syria.
Germany has banned three ultra-conservative Salafist Muslim groups which the Interior Ministry says want to overturn democracy and install a system based on Islamic Sharia law.