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Food for Thought: Tolerance for the Intolerant Entering Europe?

Food for Thought: Tolerance for the Intolerant Entering Europe?

 The following article should serve only as a short introduction to a future, honest discussion over the issue of immigration into Europe. Optimistically (and with the help of commenters), the…

Alkiviadis Koskotas on

The strategic History of Terrorism: Analyzing the past and planning the future

The strategic History of Terrorism: Analyzing the past and planning the future

The study of terrorism as a method of achieving strategic objectives has seen a generous number of disputes over the years from different scholars, mostly on the issue of defining …

Theocharis Livanos on

first mosque in the Netherlands was opened on the 9th of Decemeber 1955 in the Hague

The construction of new mosques creates friction in the Netherlands

In Assendelft, the Netherlands, a group of Muslims wants to build a mosque. This fact generates friction between the residents and the organisation that wants to build it. Locals are alarmed by possible nuisance, inadequate funding, depreciation of their houses and a lot more. They are scared by Islamic extremism and don’t want anything to do with this house of prayer. Potential mosque in Assendelft is not the only one causing problems and disagreement in the country. In ten municipalities the construction of these buildings encounters opposition by local residents. Why are the Dutch so afraid?

Bella Felix on

Religion in the 21st century.

People with no religion in 2050

Religiousness will change in parts of the world, but religion will still remain very important according to this map.


Christianity and Islam in 2050

Main Religions in the World in 2050

Islam and Christianity are expected to be the biggest religions of the future


Islam is part of Europe

Is Islam part of Europe?

Pegida gets attention from all over the world, provoking debates on the preservation of European culture amid globalisation and on the threat of radical Islamism, especially after the Charlie Hebdo shooting. Integration and Islam have become topics that everyone feels concerned with: clearly, today Islam is part of Europe.

Lucie Wuester on

Dresden, 20 October 2014, Pegida rally

Pegida in Europe – Islam belongs to Europe

In 2010 German president Wulff said “Islam belongs to Germany” which was at that time widely debated and it might still be the case. But the spread of Pegida rallies and large counter-demonstrations around Europe shows: Islam is part of Europe.

Lucie Wuester on

Mosque in Vienna

Austria's New Islam Law, Ignoring Reality?

2015 has, thus far, already been a very trying year for Europe and for all of its citizens. The attacks in Paris, Brussels and Copenhagen have left scars that will take time to heal, and have unfortunately made life more difficult for our Muslim citizens.

Jorge Jesus on

Muslims in Europe

Infographic: Muslims in Europe

Is there many Muslims living in Europe?


Islamic Extremism in Germany?

Islamic Extremism in Germany?

The truth and facts about the extent of Islamic extremism in Germany

Ingo von Wirth on

Integration is one of the key topics of our age, but how can we successfully achieve it?

Integration in Europe: Why the problem is not a matter of religion

Integrating minorities has proven easier said than done, but religion should not be the one to blame.

Volina Serban on

Geert Wilders

Geert Wilders - a contradictory figure in the European politics

Last November two famous Eurosceptics; Geert Wilders and Marine Le Pen initiated an alliance which they called “historic” between Eurosceptic parties in Europe.

Natalia Ghincul on

Religion vs Secularism?

Religion vs Secularism?

Europe's secular character reflects the Enlightenment values of individual liberty, humanism, equality and rationalism.


Why so much islamophobia in Europe?

Why so much islamophobia in Europe?

During the last 20 years, the muslim population has increased a lot in Europe. At this time more than 5% of the population is muslim in Germany and the Netherlands, …


Athens new Mosque amid protests!

Athens new Mosque amid protests!

The protests represent an ultra-conservative side of the Greek mentality that found fertile ground to spread with the economic crisis

Christos Mouzeviris on

The Muslim Population in Each European Country

Greeks and Religious Tolerance

Repression causes more reactions, than allowing the freedom of expression and the practicing of ceremonies of other religions.

George Chatzelenis on

Turkey in EU?

Turkey in EU?

There is a lot of heated debate whenever we discuss Turkey's entry in the EU. What are the real issues?

The Eblana European Democratic Movement. Christos Mouzeviris on