All posts filed under: Europe

Terrorism and Migration are the biggest concerns of Europeans

Migration and terrorism have become main problem for Europeans. These two issues took lead over their concerns about the economic situation and unemployment. Eurobarometer held a poll that included 34000 people from 34 European countries. According to this poll, 48% consider migration as one of the two most important issues that challenge the EU. The […]

The Qur’an is Stronger than Wilders and his Party

The Party (for Freedom) PVV led by Geert Wilders has published a document including its election manifesto for the 2017-2021 term. The document announced its intention to prevent the acceptance of refugees from Islamic countries, to ban the Khimar (headscarf) in civil service, ban all Islamic symbols contrary to the public system, have preventative detention […]

Bankrupt Secular Politicians Compete for Re-Election by Igniting Islamophobic Burkini Ban and Identity Politics in France

PARIS — The debate is now so heated in France that one could be forgiven for assuming that the burkini — the full-body bathing suit worn by some Muslim women — had invaded French beaches. Five towns have banned them. Three more are in the process of doing so. Prime Minister Manuel Valls supported the […]

New Security Packages in European States Begins their Transformation into Police States

All of the European states today are talking about security packages and putting in place new plans for combatting what they have called “terrorism”. As such, these states will see new security measures including the imposition of intensified monitoring over a large number of Muslims and institutions, the expansion of the jurisdiction and powers to […]

The Death of a Moroccan Youth is Met with Maliciousness and Cynicism

A 15-year-old youth of Belgium citizenship and of Moroccan origin lost his life in a tragic manner in a bicycle accident in Morocco whilst he was spending his yearly holiday there. The news was spread across social media and the reactions were at the height of depravity and moral decline manifesting the hateful prejudice that […]

Clashes between Turks abroad after Turkey coup attempt

European countries are struggling to contain tensions within the Turkish diaspora community after the failed coup in Turkey widened the gulf between supporters of the president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, and Fethullah Gülen who he accuses of orchestrating the coup. Recent days have seen mainly peaceful demonstrations outside Turkish embassies in Europe. However, there have been […]

Political Violence is Escalating in the UK, but No Amount of Violence is Considered Terrorism Unless it’s Perpetrated by a Muslim

Jo Cox was buried on the 15th July 2016. She is a UK member of parliament who was shot and stabbed to death with a knife during the campaigning for the referendum that led to the vote for the UK to leave the European Union. The day after her funeral, the UK’s Daily Telegraph newspaper […]

Switzerland’s Niqab Ban Enforces its Xenophobic Secular Rule Against Islam and Muslim Women

On Friday 1st July 2016, Switzerland’s burqa ban was enforced in the southern Swiss canton of Ticino. Muslim women found wearing the Niqab in public places, including in shops, restaurants, hotels and public buildings would face a fine of up to £7,890. The embassy of Saudi Arabia instead of condemning such discriminating bans that will […]

Q&A: British EU Referendum Result

Question: A referendum took place in Britain on 23/06/2016 about remaining or leaving the European Union. The result was approximately 52% in favour of leaving. Following that the British Prime Minister Cameron announced his resignation on the basis that his government would remain for three months. So was the result of the referendum the opposite […]

We Strongly Condemn the Bombings in Istanbul and Mardin and Warn the Leaders Once Again!

June 7th and 8th, 16 people of whom 8 are police lost their lives and over 60 people were left wounded in the aftermath of the bombings in Istanbul Vezneciler and Mardin Midyat. As Hizb ut Tahrir Wilayah Turkey, we condemn this vile terrorist attack which saddened countless families in this month of the Mubarak […]

Brexit: An Excuse for Open Racism and Abuse against Foreigners in Britain

Racial abuse is on the rise in post-Brexit Britain, a Conservative British MP said as police confirmed they were investigating several racially motivated crimes. (CNN) There has been a 57 percent increase in hate crimes since Brexit according to CNN and Facebook page Worrying Signs reports abuses taking place throughout Britain from regular people posting […]

Freedom, Democracy and Nationalism are ingredients for a dangerous culture that breeds the worst characters

Friday 17th of June 2016, Metro Newspaper reported that British football fans were documented on social media mocking refugee children who were begging for money in the city of Lile, France. “Michael Stothard, a journalist for The Financial Times, claims he saw the young boy drinking beer (alcohol) and posted a photograph of him on Twitter. […]

UK this Week: Unaffordable Rents, Unsecure Jobs and Uncertain Pension Prospects but Genetically Engineered Cats will Finally Save the Day

The UK’s Mirror Newspaper reported on the results of a survey on the 13th June, 2016, “on average, a single working person aged between 22 and 29 years old and renting a one bedroom home would spend 48% of their post-tax income on their rent.” In London, the average was 57%. The Mirror also reported […]

Q&A: Reasons and Causes for the Dismissal of Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu

Question: The media is still circulating the issue of Erdogan’s forcing Davutoglu to resign; some say that it is because Davutoglu was not enthusiastic about the subject of the presidential system, and others say it is because he slid into negotiations with the European Union on the issue of the flow of refugees to Europe… […]

Anti-terror rhetoric is a Cheap Trick for Promoting Islamophobia Globally

On the 30th of May 2016, Middle East Eye reported on a new research report published by European Network Against Racism that shows how “Islamophobia is a form of discrimination specifically targeted at women.” The report itself can be found in the following link: “The report, which covers eight European countries, focused on discrimination in […]