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Comment on the Reactions to the Final Declaration of the Second European Muslim Forum

The Turkish-Islamic Union (DITIB) published on 4 January 2019 the final declaration of the second meeting of European Muslims, which took place on January 4 in Cologne. More than 100 people from 17 countries have been invited to discuss the future of Muslims in Europe, and the opportunities and risks involved. The final declaration which […]

Incitement about “Extremist” Literature in Vught is clearly anti-Islam Policy

De Telegraaf went big yesterday with news about “extremist literature” being available in the Vught prison. The Muslim detainees would be “radicalizing” instead of “de-radicalizing”. The CDA and PVV jumped right on and called for the removal of these books. Jelle van Buuren, terrorism-researcher at the Leiden University, argued for the censorship of Islamic literature […]

The French People Fight Back

For the last 4 weeks, thousands of protesters in France have rallied against the government in a cause that has become known as the “yellow vest” movement, a reference to the safety vests that French drivers keep in their cars. Protests are a common occurrence in France, the country has a long history of protests […]

Q&A: What is Behind Ukraine’s Escalation and Provocation towards Russia?

Question: The President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, said to American Fox News: “Russia launched an aggressive war against his country when its border guards stopped Ukrainian warships in the Strait of Kerch, which links the Black Sea with the Sea of ​​Azov.” After highlighting that incident he added, “Mr. Putin, this is the act of aggression. Mr. Putin, this […]

Denmark Surpasses Itself in Inhumanity

The Government and the Danish People’s Party have signed an agreement on the law of state finances for 2019 with a number of initiatives related to “immigration policy”. The Ministry of Immigration and Integration proclaimed in a press release on November 30, 2018 that “temporarity must be the key word in Danish immigration policy”, while […]

UK Establishment Works to Undermine Brexit

This week British Prime Minister Theresa May finally presented her draft plans for the UK’s exit from the European Union after lengthy negotiations with the EU. These were agreed to by her cabinet on Wednesday night but led the next day to multiple ministerial resignations, while other cabinet ministers are pressing May into renegotiation with […]

This is The “See No Evil, Hear No Evil, Speak No Evil” World

During an interview with the Union of Newspaper Reporters Former Foreign Minister of Greece Nikos Kotzias revealed on Tuesday that currently 93 cases of Greek diplomats were allegedly involved in issuing illegal visas to unaccompanied children. The former minister said that some of the diplomats are already in jail because of his initiative and he alleged […]

Innocent until proven Muslim

According to a survey by ‘de Volkskrant’, conducted in 25 municipalities in The Netherlands, at least 160 Muslims are monitored through the so-called person-oriented approach “preventing radicalization and extremism” (PGA). The PGA approach has been used since 2015 by police and intelligence, as well as partners such as municipalities and health organizations, who are monitoring […]

The Danish Government is stating the Obvious: Islam is their Problem

With the opening of Parliament, less than a year before the next election, a new political hunting season has begun. The Minister of Integration declared in an op-ed in the paper B.T. on 8 October 2018 that “living according to Islam is the problem”, and that you absolutely must take on a Danish lifestyle, as […]

Freedoms are Sacred for the West

Foreign Minister, Shah Mehmood Qureshi, on Tuesday said he has raised the issue of the blasphemous cartoon caricature competition with the Dutch foreign minister and also called upon the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to summon an urgent session for adopting a unanimous position in response to the planned Dutch blasphemous event.

Society Reaps what it Sows

As Muslims living in the West, we are seeing a gradual increase in anti-Muslim sentiment across the different countries. This sentiment is clearly felt in the general atmosphere we are living in and we can’t speak any more of a few right-wing loose cannons. This seems to be stemming from a common policy, that is […]

Expressing the Stance on the Expulsion of Imams and the Closure of Mosques in Austria

On 8/6/2018, Prime Minister, Chancellor Sebastian Kurz and Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache announced in a joint government the closure of seven mosques and the expulsion of two Imams. These measures were justified by the “law on Islam” adopted in 2015, which banned foreign funding for imams and forced Muslim associations to take a positive view […]