Category Archives: Islam In Europe

Hijab compulsory in around 150 UK schools, government too ‘politically correct’ to step in

Around 150 schools have made it compulsory for children to wear the hijab and the government is too politically correct to step in and do anything about it, according to the former head of Ofsted.


France: Mohammedans Tell Macron To Cool It On Islam

A leading representative of French Muslims urged Emmanuel Macron not to meddle in the organization of France’s second-largest religion, days after the president said he would try to redefine relations between Islam and the state.


Vilifying the Counterjihadists

“That’s a really good one,” the clerk told me.

Simen Ekern’s Folket, Det Er Meg (I Am the People)

I was the only customer in the bookstore, and when he’d seen me paging through a slim new volume about the current wave of “populism” in Europe, he’d left his cash register, walked over to me, and begun waxing enthusiastic about it. He explained that he was just about finished reading it, and he repeated, not once but twice, that it was just plain terrific.

It was last Friday, and I was at the Oslo Airport, and he turned out not to have in stock the book I was looking for, so I bought the one he recommended: Simen Ekern’s Folket, Det Er Meg (I Am the People). I was struck by buyer’s remorse even before I’d actually paid for it – first, because, even with today’s strong dollar, it cost the equivalent of $42 (welcome to the land of state-mandated book prices), and second, because on the way to the sales counter I’d recognized Ekern’s name. Within a week after July 22, 2011 – the day Anders Behring Breivik massacred seventy-seven people in and near Oslo, proclaiming that he was motivated by hostility to Europe’s Islamization – Ekern, then a staffer at the newspaper Dagbladet, argued passionately that critics of Islam shared blame for the murders. My name led his list. He questioned our right to freedom of speech, because “our society is not improved by cultivating ever more ‘honest’ and ‘brave’ warlike Crusader rhetoric directed against Islam.”


Mass Muslim Migration Makes Europe More Secure

Third world migrants have ‘greatly helped’ economies in Europe, and can help prevent violent extremism, according to World Economic Forum (WEF) Global Agenda Council on Migration chairman Dr. Khalid Koser MBE.

Speaking with Refugees Deeply, the executive director of the Global Community Engagement and Resilience Fund (GCERF) said extremism and terrorism are “absolutely… a homegrown issue” that has nothing to do with immigration.


Germany, Austria: Imams Warn Muslims Not to Integrate

In the debate on migrants in Germany and Austria, no other term is used more often than “integration.” But the institution that is most important for many Muslim migrants does not generally contribute much to this effort — and often actively fights it: the mosque. That is the finding of an official Austrian study as well as private research conducted by a German journalist.


UK Warm Fuzzies: 18-Year-Old Muslim Girl Elected To Town Council

An 18-year-old Asian girl with a Muslim background has just become the youngest politician in the United Kingdom. Sharifah Rahman was elected to be Darlington’s newest town councilor and represent the Red Hall and Lingfield ward after running against independent candidate Kevin Brack, Conservative Jonathan Dulston, Liberal Democrat Harry Longmoor and the Green Party’s Mike McTimoney.


Macron Blames France For The Rise Of Islamic Terrorism

French President Emmanuel Macron has blamed France for the rise of Islamism and said the Republic was not good enough for “youths”, as he outlined a series of social programmes for the country’s migrant-dominated, low-income neighbourhoods.