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News from the United Kingdom, Wednesday 1st May 2013

The Guardian: Six plead guilty to plotting attack on EDL rally. ‘Six would-be terrorists have pleaded guilty to plotting an attack on a far-right English Defence League demonstration with a home-made bomb, guns, knives and a machete. The men, all from the West Midlands, had planned to target EDL supporters who were holding a rally in Dewsbury, […]

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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 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 20th March 2013

EUROPE Comment – The Monkey Cage: Culture and European Integration. ‘Gideon Rachman argues in the Financial Times that cultural differences between Northern and Southern Europe remain at the root of the problems facing the European Union: The bigger problem remains, however, the gap in trust and political cultures between northern and southern Europe. Back before […]

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News from Western Europe, Friday 15th 2013

RESEARCH Counterpoint: Sweden: The Reluctant Nation by Göran Rosenberg ‘In this revelatory piece – part of the ‘Reluctant Radicals’ series – Göran Rosenberg explores the hitherto limited success of populist movements in Sweden. This has been partly due to the historically remarkable success of the Swedish model and the concept of folkhemmet, the People’s Home, […]

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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 28th January 2013

Europe: Deutsche Welle: Remembering the Holocaust. ‘January 27 was the date when in 1945, the largest Nazi death camp, Auschwitz-Birkenau, was liberated by Soviet troops. Now it is a day of commemoration, when people around the world remember the victims of the Holocaust.’ Book Review – LSE EUROPP Blog: Europe’s Migrant Policies: Illusions of Integration by Suzanne Mulcahy. ‘Recent […]

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Central and Eastern Europe Tracker 04.12.12

Hungary: NBC News: Far-right leader’s demand for list of Jews spurs outrage in Hungary. ‘Around 10,000 Hungarians protested on Sunday against the far-right opposition Jobbik party, after one of its lawmakers triggered outrage and memories of Nazism by calling for lists of Jews to be drawn up. The rally outside Budapest’s parliament brought together leaders […]

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Central and Eastern Europe Tracker 11.10.12

Bosnia: Calgary Herald: Bosnian police detain 5 terrorism suspects, raid 8 homes throughout Bosnia. ‘Police say they have detained five people as they sought evidence they were instigating and planning terrorist attacks. Authorities raided eight homes, including at least one in the village Gornja Maoca, known as a stronghold of the ultraconservative Wahhabi Muslim sect’. […]

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