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News from Central and Eastern Europe, Wednesday 22nd May 2013

BALKANS B92: Two war crimes suspects arrested. ‘This was announced on Tuesday in Belgrade by the Serbian War Crimes Prosecution. The war crimes allegations concern the conflict in Kosovo. The two suspects – identified as K.V. and P.L. – have been placed under arrest on the order of the prosecution. They, along with three others, are […]

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News from Western Europe, Monday 20th May 2013

EUROPE Video – RT: Too Far-Right: Neo-Nazism nourished by crisis in Europe. ‘Europe’s financial troubles are said to be fueling far-right movements across the bloc, including within its largest economy. Neo-Nazi activists are preparing to march in Germany later today, amid accusations the country’s authorities have underestimated the extremist threat.’ Video – BBC News: EU survey sparks […]

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News from the United Kingdom, Friday 10th May 2013

BBC News: Abu Qatada case: Judges to hear bail application. ‘Immigration judges are to decide whether radical cleric Abu Qatada should be released from custody at a hearing this week. His bail application is due to be heard on Friday, the Judicial Office said.’ Ilford Recorder: Redbridge teens among first in UK to be trained to prevent […]

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News from Western Europe, Thursday 2nd May 2013

FRANCE BBC News: French Islamist captured ‘after fighting’ in Mali. ‘A French Islamic convert who threatened his home country has been captured in northern Mali, allegedly after fighting on the militants’ side. French troops captured Gilles Le Guen, who now goes by the name Abdel Jelil, on Sunday night north of Timbuktu, the army said. Mr […]

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News from Western Europe, Wednesday 24th April 2013

AUSTRIA Translated from German – Die Presse: Islam Study: Young Muslims are well integrated. ‘In a study of 1000 Muslims in Austria are large differences in traditionalism and religiosity emerging from generation to generation. 16 percent of men think that their wife should definitely wear a headscarf. Young Muslims living in Austria well integrated, but can […]

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News from the United Kingdom, Wednesday 24th April 2013

The Guardian: Abu Qatada: court rejects government’s appeal bid. ‘Theresa May’s legal battle to deport the radical Islamist preacher Abu Qatada has suffered a further setback with the court of appeal turning down her attempt to take the case to the supreme court. The home secretary is now expected to try the last remaining legal avenue open to […]

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News from Western Europe, Friday 5th April 2013

EUROPE Research – IRR: Can European security services and law enforcement agencies be entrusted with policing the far Right? ‘Far-right and neo-Nazi violence – on the increase across Europe – is the subject of ongoing research by the Institute of Race Relations which releases today an interim report on the security services’ approach to the far Right […]

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News from North America, Tuesday 2nd April 2013

BBC News: “Prosecutors have said they will seek the death penalty for the man accused of killing 12 people last July at a cinema in the US state of Colorado. On Friday, prosecutors rejected an offer from James Holmes to plead guilty in order to avoid execution.” Think Progress: “Investigations into Saturday’s murder of a […]

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News from Western Europe, Monday 1st April 2013

EUROPE JN1: Islamist websites outnumber moderates 100-1. ‘There are more than 10,000 extremist websites on the Internet compared to fewer than 100 countering them. They support murder, the overthrow of governments, and wars of extermination. Experts on the problem think the world needs to do something about it. Rohan Gunaratna, who heads the International Centre […]

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News from Western Europe, Tuesday 12th March 2013

EUROPE Deutsche Welle: Roma: more integration through education. ‘Despite democratic transformations in Eastern Europe, more than 10 million Roma face discrimination, especially in education. Change has been slow, although education is a key factor in overcoming poverty. It was during his first few days at school that Nedjo Osman found out he was different than […]

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