Tag: Germany

Germany: Anti-Islamization Movement Faces Uncertain Future
By February 15, 2015 Read More →

Germany: Anti-Islamization Movement Faces Uncertain Future

The future of the German grassroots anti-Islamization movement known as PEGIDA has been thrown into doubt after a leadership split resulted in key members leaving the group.

Posted in: Germany, Islam in Europe
Germany Bracing for Islamic Terror
By January 13, 2015 Read More →

Germany Bracing for Islamic Terror

Federal and state security agencies have been ordered to identify the whereabouts of up to 250 German Islamists.

Posted in: Germany, Islam in Europe
Germans Rise Up Against Islamization
By December 13, 2014 Read More →

Germans Rise Up Against Islamization

Thousands of German citizens have been taking to the streets to protest the growing “Islamization” of their country.

Posted in: Germany, Islam in Europe
Germany: Hooligans Declare War on Islamic Radicals
By November 10, 2014 Read More →

Germany: Hooligans Declare War on Islamic Radicals

Thousands of football hooligans from across Germany gathered in Cologne to protest the spread of radical Islam in the country.

Posted in: Germany, Islam in Europe
Germany: Holy War Erupts in Hamburg
By October 15, 2014 Read More →

Germany: Holy War Erupts in Hamburg

Supporters of the jihadist group Islamic State and ethnic Kurds have engaged in bloody street clashes in Hamburg.

Posted in: Germany, Islam in Europe
Germany’s “Sharia Police”
By September 8, 2014 Read More →

Germany’s “Sharia Police”

Muslim radicals have begun enforcing Islamic Sharia law on the streets of Wuppertal, a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, the state with the largest Muslim population in Germany.

Posted in: Germany, Islam in Europe
Holy War Arrives in Germany
By August 10, 2014 Read More →

Holy War Arrives in Germany

Supporters of the jihadist group “Islamic State” have clashed with Kurdish Yazidis in North Rhine-Westphalia, the state with the largest Muslim population in Germany.

Posted in: Germany, Islam in Europe
Salafism in Germany: “Something Must Be Done Immediately”
By June 5, 2014 Read More →

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
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.

Germany: Islamists Infiltrating Schools in Hamburg
By May 13, 2014 Read More →

Germany: Islamists Infiltrating Schools in Hamburg

Muslim radicals are imposing Islamic norms and values in primary and secondary public schools in Hamburg, the second-largest city in Germany, say school officials, who are asking for stepped-up monitoring of the Salafist groups thought to be behind the Islamization efforts.

German Pledges to Return Nazi-Looted Art
By April 7, 2014 Read More →

German Pledges to Return Nazi-Looted Art

Investigators searching for art looted by the Nazis have discovered a hoard of more than 200 artworks stashed away at a house in Austria belonging to Cornelius Gurlitt, the son of infamous German art dealer Hildebrand Gurlitt.

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Islam in Europe: January 2014
By February 26, 2014 Read More →

Islam in Europe: January 2014

One month into 2014 and Islam-related controversies continued making headlines in newspapers across Europe. The most salient topic involved the dramatic increase in the numbers of European jihadists participating in the war in Syria.