Tag Archives: Jihadists

News from Western Europe, Thursday 6th June 2013

EUROPE EU Observer: EU countries working on new laws against would-be jihadists. ‘EU counter-terrorism co-ordinator de Kerchove has said member states are creating new criminal penalties for Europeans who go to fight in holy wars. “We have to make sure that the 27 member states have … a specific offence of going abroad for jihad,” he […]

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News from Central and Eastern Europe, Monday 27th May 2013

BALKANS B92: K. Serbs want guarantees they will be Serbian citizens. ‘Ex-Ministry for Kosovo State Secretary Oliver Ivanović says Kosovo Serbs want guarantees from the government that they will be Serbian citizens.   “They request guarantees that they will have political security and economic perspective and only our government in Belgrade can guarantee that,” he stressed. […]

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News from Western Europe, Monday 22nd April 2013

EUROPE Translated from French – Le Monde: In Europe, terrorism returns to the agenda. ‘After the outcome of the attack Boston , European counterterrorism officials and political authorities will deliver the first plane various issues such as control of the Internet, the fight against radicalization of young slip apparently well integrated to radical theories or the constitution of any file […]

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News from Western Europe, Friday 19th April 2013

EUROPE Tranlsated fromm Dutch – Volkskrant: Hague PVV wants ‘lokhomo’ betting for discrimination. ‘Van der Helm thinks of ‘lokjoden’, ‘lokhomo’s’ and ‘lokvrouwen’ that can be used to encourage young people to identify and discriminate causing nuisance. In the Hague Schilderswijk Alderman Marnix Norder (Integration) sees nothing in the plan. Other parties are not in favor of using tuiglokkers. The […]

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News from Western Europe, Wednesday 17th April 2013

EUROPE Politics.hu: Rise of neo-Nazi parties on agenda as World Jewish Congress meets in Budapest next month. ‘The “alarming rise of neo-Nazi political parties” in Europe will be discussed by delegates of the World Jewish Congress (WJC), whose meeting in Budapest will be addressed by Prime Minister Viktor Orban next month. Peter Feldmajer, president of the […]

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News from Western Europe, Monday 15th April 2013

EUROPE Translated from Dutch – Volkskrant: Extremists incite young Muslims. ‘The organizations Sharia4Holland, Behind Bars and officially abolished Sharia4Belgium are networks for young, highly orthodox jihadists. So say Dutch mosques in Trouw. The officially defunct Street Dawah is called.’ AUSTRIA Tranlsated from German – Die Presse: FPO: Heinisch-Hosek visited “Hetzveranstaltung“. ‘The FPÖ is “outraged” because SPÖ Minister Gabriele Heinisch-Hosek […]

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News from Western Europe, Monday 8th April 2013

EUROPE Press TV: Amnesty International slams EU’s treatment of Roma community. ‘In a report released Sunday on the eve of the International Roma Day (April 8), Amnesty urged the 27-member bloc to impose sanctions on the member states that refuse to halt their illegal practices against the Roma. “More must be done to ensure that […]

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News from Western Europe, Thursday 4th April 2013

EUROPE Video – EurActiv: European integration must continue, says Verheugen. ‘Speaking in the margin of a EurActiv’s workshop on the ‘Future of Europe,’ Verheugen stressed the importance of fostering deeper EU integration, adding it is the only way the EU can “cope with the challenges of the future”. “We are in a changing global environment and I […]

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News from Western Europe, Tuesday 2nd April 2013

EUROPE LSE EUROPP blog: ‘Crisis, What Crisis?’ On the Virtues of Muddling Through in European Politics. ‘There can be little doubt that the EU faces a political crisis. But is this really an existential crisis for the European project, as many claim? Writing in a personal capacity, Henry Radice argues that muddling through a serious crisis, however […]

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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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