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News from Western Europe, Tuesday 4th June 2013

AUSTRIA Translated from German – Die Presse: FPÖ politician beaten. ‘Vienna Favorites several FPÖ functionaries have become victims of attacks in recent days. On Saturday, a district councilor was beaten when leaving the tram, even in building an information booth there was a last attack. For the incidents were “apparently politically motivated violent offenders” responsible to FP-chairman Heinz-Christian […]

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News from Western Europe, Monday 3rd June 2013

AUSTRIA Translated from German – Die Presse: Skinhead Report: Freedom Party announces parliamentary inquiry. ‘With incomprehension FPÖ General Secretary Harald Vilimsky on Friday responded that the prosecution Wiener Neustadt won the case against Ed Moschitz inciting reactivation and falsification of evidence related to the set “On the Scene” skinhead reportage.“ After this method can be set […]

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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, Thursday 28th March 2013

EUROPE Euro-Islam: Racism: Muslims are the people most affected by discrimination in Europe according to the 2012 ENAR report on discrimination in Europe. ‘Muslim citizens are most affected by episodes of discrimination in Europe. This is what emerges from the report on racism in the EU 2011-2012, published by the European Network Against Racism (ENAR). […]

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News from Western Europe, Wednesday 27th March 2013

AUSTRIA Translated from German – Die Presse: Asylum activists: Until 27 negative asylum decisions. ‘53 of the asylum seekers in the Servite are in primary care. 27 have not received a negative asylum decision. After weeks of protest in the Votive Church in Vienna in early March, of those 60 persons who moved into their new […]

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News from Western Europe, Monday 18th March 2013

EUROPE Deutsche Welle: Syrian arms embargo divides EU. ‘A proposal from France and Great Britain to supply weapons to Syrian rebels has split the European Union. If Paris and London go it alone, it could ruin the bloc’s chances of creating a unified foreign policy. This Friday (15.03.2013) marked the two-year anniversary of the uprising […]

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News from Western Europe, Thursday 14th March 2013

EUROPE Der Spiegel: What Human Rights Problems?: European Politicians Shill for Kazakh Autocrat. ‘European social democrats are allowing themselves to be used by Kazakhstan’s autocratic leader. Not only do they advocate for his regime abroad, they’re also supporting him in a family dispute with his former son-in-law. And large sums of money are reportedly changing […]

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News from Western Europe, Wednesday 13th March 2013

EUROPE Deutsche Welle: Roma migration bothers ‘borderless’ EU. ‘Approximately 200,000 Roma, or “gypsies,” call Germany home. In Bulgaria that number is 370,000, and in Romania, 550,000. Other estimates put the two countries’ combined total at 1.5 million. Germany recently blocked a move by Romania and Bulgaria to enter the Schengen zone, Europe’s passport-free travel area, […]

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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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News from Western Europe, Monday 11th March 2013

EUROPE Book Review – LSE EUROPPblog: Islamist Radicalisation in Europe and the Middle East: Reassessing the Causes of Terrorism edited by George Joffé. ‘Are today’s radicals tomorrow’s extremists? Most analyses of violence emanating from the Middle East or from Europe’s Muslim communities tend to assume that this is the case. This edited collection seeks to […]

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