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News from Western Europe, Tuesday 28th May 2013

EUROPE Video – BBC News: EU ends arms embargo on Syria rebel. ‘European Union foreign ministers have said they will not renew an arms embargo on the Syrian opposition, due to expire on Saturday. But there was no immediate decision to send arms to Syrian rebels and all other sanctions remained in force, the EU foreign […]

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News from Western Europe, Friday 24th May 2013

EUROPE BBC News: Europe’s stance on Hezbollah hardens. ‘The attitude towards Hezbollah in Europe is changing markedly. In part, this is a response to the growing body of evidence from investigations in Bulgaria and Cyprus that indicate Hezbollah’s role in carrying out or planning attacks. But equally it reflects a growing frustration with the Lebanese Shia […]

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News from Western Europe, Monday 6th May 2013

EUROPE Hope Not Hate: Populist movements ride wave of resentment against EU. ‘By seizing a quarter of the vote in local elections this week, the UK Independence party has stamped its image on British politics in a manner comparable to populist, anti-establishment movements across continental Europe. There is a rising possibility that Ukip and like-minded parties […]

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News from Western Europe, Monday 29th April 2013

EUROPE Video – RT: Clampdown on Islam in Europe drives young Muslims to Syrian war. ‘Backslash on multiculturalism in Europe and easy access to global jihad info on the web prompts young Muslims from France and other EU states to join the Syrian rebels, Jean-Yves Camus, a specialist on extremism, told RT. The EU’s anti-terror chief, […]

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News from Western Europe, Tuesday 23rd April 2013

BELGIUM Flanders News: Prison sentence for racist cop. ‘A Chief Inspector from the Brussels South Local Police Service has been given an 8 month prison sentence and fined 1,100 for racist behaviour while he was on duty. The man had assaulted and racially abused a suspect and a colleague. As sentence was passed, the disgraced police […]

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News from Western Europe, Monday 25th March 2013

EUROPE Event – ICSR: What Is the New Far Right? ICSR Conference and Report Launch. ‘At this major conference, experts, analysts and policymakers from across Europe discussed the evolving threat from a new breed of far right extremists, the so-called “Counter-Jihad” movement. The event also launched ICSR’s latest policy report, “A Neo-Nationalist Network: The English […]

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News from Western Europe, Wednesday 6th March 2013

EUROPE The Huffington Post: UAF Conference: Europe’s Anti-Fascists Warn Of Neo-Nazi Rise. ‘Britain must be part of a co-ordinated effort to help defeat far-right and neo-Nazi parties across Europe, like Greece’s Golden Dawn and Hungary’s Jobbik, European campaigners have said. Anti-racism activists from France and Greece addressed the Unite Against Fascism conference this weekend, warning […]

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News from Western Europe, Tuesday 29th January 2013

Europe Radio clip – BBC: Beyond Belief. ‘Ernie Rea and guests discuss the reasons behind rising anti-semitism in Europe. A survey published last year revealed that 24% of the French population holds anti semitic views. The figure for Hungary is 63%. In Spain 72% of the people are willing to admit that they are anti Jew. […]

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Western Europe Tracker 10.12.12

Belgium De Standaard: The Flemish nationalism remains a product of collaboration Corisca Pakistan Daily Times: Man killed, bombs hit holiday homes on French island of Corsica. ‘A man was killed and bombs caused damage to around 20 holiday homes in a spate of overnight violence in Corsica ahead of the French Mediterranean island’s national identity day on […]

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Western Europe Tracker 19.09.12

Germany: Der Spiegel: Germany is contemplating preventing the far-right party Pro Deutschland from ‘publicly screening the anti-Islam film “Innocence of Muslims” in Berlin in November.’ The majority of ‘German media commentators said that even though the 14-minute film is disgusting rubbish, its screening should not be prohibited because it would breach the right to freedom of […]

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