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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 the United Kingdom, Thursday 30th May 2013

BBC News: Viewpoints: How should radicalisation be tackled? ‘The killing of Drummer Lee Rigby in Woolwich has reopened the debate about those who carry out acts of violence in the name of Islamist fundamentalism. Experts give their opinions on how society and the authorities should react to this incident and what could be done to combat […]

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News from the United Kingdom, Tuesday 28th May 2013

The Guardian: Help for Heroes rejects English Defence League cash. ‘Forces charity Help for Heroes has announced that it will not accept any donations raised by the leader of the English Defence League Tommy Robinson.’ Aljazeera: UK murder suspects still in hospital. ‘Three people arrested over the murder of a soldier in the London suburb of Woolwich […]

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News from the United Kingdom, Monday 27th May 2013

BBC News: Woolwich murder probe: ‘Thousands’ at risk of radicalisation, says Theresa May. ‘Thousands of people are potentially at risk of being radicalised in the UK, Home Secretary Theresa May has said. She also told BBC One’s Andrew Marr Show that those at risk were at “different points on what could be a path to violent […]

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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 the United Kingdom, Wednesday 22nd May 2013

Times Higher Education: Campus extremism tackled by new website. ‘A new website has been launched to help universities tackle violent extremism and radicalisation on campus. Run by Universities UK, the new site provides information to help staff and students address issues such as protocols for vetting external speakers, how to engage with the community and police […]

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News from the United Kingdom, Monday 13th May 2013

BBC News: Abu Qatada: Theresa May vows to ‘carry on’ with deportation. ‘The home secretary says she will continue to work to deport Abu Qatada, after his lawyer said the radical cleric would return to Jordan voluntarily if a treaty is ratified. Theresa May said her aim was still to deport Abu Qatada within the rule of […]

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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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The Boston Bombings: Was religion the motivating factor?

On 15 April 2013, two pressure cookers packed with explosives, nails and ball bearings were used to claim the lives of three people and injured hundreds more near the finishing line of the Boston Marathon. US law enforcement officers have already killed one of the suspects, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, and have charged his younger brother, Dzhokhar. […]

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News from Central and Eastern Europe, Thursday 25th April 2013

BALKANS B92: Kosovo Serbs to meet with Dačić and Vučić. ‘All participants of the meeting have been saying that they expect mutual understanding an agreement to be reached regarding the Brussels deal. Northern Kosovo Serbs have already rejected the draft agreement initialed in Brussels last week. “I expect that we will try to find a solution […]

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