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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…
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 …
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?
Religiousness will change in parts of the world, but religion will still remain very important according to this map.
Islam and Christianity are expected to be the biggest religions of the future
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.
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.
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.
Is there many Muslims living in Europe?
The truth and facts about the extent of Islamic extremism in Germany
Integrating minorities has proven easier said than done, but religion should not be the one to blame.
Last November two famous Eurosceptics; Geert Wilders and Marine Le Pen initiated an alliance which they called “historic” between Eurosceptic parties in Europe.
Europe's secular character reflects the Enlightenment values of individual liberty, humanism, equality and rationalism.
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, …
The protests represent an ultra-conservative side of the Greek mentality that found fertile ground to spread with the economic crisis
Repression causes more reactions, than allowing the freedom of expression and the practicing of ceremonies of other religions.
There is a lot of heated debate whenever we discuss Turkey's entry in the EU. What are the real issues?