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 […]
Question: The British Parliament voted on 16/1/2019 on the motion of no confidence on May’s government, but she won: (British Prime Minister Theresa May escaped defeat on Wednesday in the House of Commons following a motion of no confidence on her government tabled by the Labour opposition. She won confidence by a majority of 325 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
On the morning of the 12th of December, at least 48 Conservative MP’s had sent letters calling for a vote of no confidence in UK prime minister Theresa May. It is reported that the ballot will be this evening, and the result of the vote will be announced this night.
The Council of State, the advisory organ of the Dutch government, recently ruled that three asylum seekers from Afghanistan and Somalia whose applications have been rejected still have the right to asylum because they have adopted a “western lifestyle”. The Council of State, by their shocking statement, do not only set out new criteria for […]
One British Home Secretary Sajid Javid had the audacity at the weekend to accuse those who oppose his failed Prevent policy, as siding with extremists. He hopes, with such irresponsible remarks, to draw a black and white comparison: either you are secular or an extremist. Prevent is a wholly oppressive policy designed to prevent people […]
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 […]
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 […]
On Wednesday November 28th 2018, Ukrainian president P. Poroshenko signed law about “State of martial law in Ukraine”. State of martial law introduced in 10 regions of Ukraine for 30 days till December 26. Source: https://zn.ua/UKRAINE
بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم The Imam Bill will be Tried for the First Time in a Case Filed following a Sermon on the Issue of Palestine On Tuesday, 27/11/2018, there will be an event that would have a significant impact on the entire Muslim community in Denmark. The law of preachers, known as the Imam […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The BBC reported on 26th September that “the number of migrants attempting the journey from Libya to Europe has gone down since last year, but the proportion of those who die on the way has risen. One person died or went missing for every 18 people who crossed via the central Mediterranean route between January […]
The liberal VVD party leader Klaas Dijkhoff of the ruling party in Holland pleaded Wednesday to punish criminality twice as hard in some districts as in other neighborhoods. He wants to apply this in neighborhoods where more than half of its residents are non-Western immigrants (Muslims) where the unemployment rate is high. He also wants […]
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.
Former GroenLinks political leader, Femke Halsema, is not wasting any time. She wants to lash out on Islam and the Muslims. Quickly after she took office as the new mayor of Amsterdam she let the Amsterdam city council know that she does not want to work with “Salafist” organizations and that she, different from her […]
It is no secret that the former British foreign secretary and prime ministerial pretender Boris Johnson looks down upon Muslims and Islam. He has previously revealed his racism and hatred for Islam and, quite frankly, anyone who does not share his misty eyed misreading of Britain’s colonial past and present. So it comes as no […]
On 24 July 2018, the state prosecution announced that it had raised a historic charge against an imam under § 136 of the Penal Code, section 3, better known as the Imam-law, for the approbation of killing Jews, in a Friday preaching.
The BBC reported on 27th July that US actress Anne Hathaway has urged white people to ask “how ‘decent’ are we really?” after a black teenager was stabbed to death on a California train. Nia Wilson, 18, was killed after she and her sister were both knifed in the neck on Sunday night in Oakland […]
Who would have imagined that getting Trump into the White House would be such an effective way of making a revolutionary reversal in the direction of US policy and international relations? Trump’s opponents are so blinded by his character flaws that they use his destabilization of the old world order as a mere pretext to […]
Question: The presidents of the United States and Russia held their summit in Helsinki, the capital of Finland, on Monday 16/7/2018. Does this mean that the tension between the two countries is over? Is there a significance of holding this summit after the summit of the NATO countries on 12/7/2018 and the tension that surfaced […]
Trump’s whirlwind tour of Europe, UK and Russia has left the world wondering whether America is keen to preserve the current liberal order. Trump’s description of Merkel as a captive of Russia and open condemnation of May’s brexit plans indicates more than a polite disagreement at the heart of the transatlantic alliance. To make matters […]
On the 14th of July, Jeff Glor of CBS Evening News asked US President Trump to name his “biggest foe globally right now.” Trump’s answer surprised many: “Well, I think we have a lot of foes. I think the European Union is a foe, what they do to us in trade. Now, you wouldn’t think […]
While Danish politicians have a long summer vacation, and the void they have in the media almost makes you feel as if it is acceptable to be Muslim and live here, politicians in Sweden are preparing for election in September, and here the “dark-brown” theme is predicted to at the top of attention.
The visit of US President Donald Trump to Britain this week will be a chance for many people to express their frustration through a series of protests across the country. People are angry with so much about his presidency, from his dangerous posturing with North Korea to his disregard of the rights of American immigrants. […]
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 […]
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 […]