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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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Western Europe Tracker 19.10.12

Europe Commentary GMF Blog: Combating Radicalism in the European Union. ‘Nationalists, regionalists, radicals, separatists, and extremists, of sometimes indeterminate left- and right-wing alliances, rely on populism to appeal to wider audiences. Having exerted considerable efforts in countering an openly racist or hard-edged image, such groups now promote a defiant agenda based on historical symbolism, cultural […]

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Western Europe Tracker 21.09.12

France: Video: Al Jazeera: The cartoon published in the French magazine Charlie Hebdo which depicted the Prophet Muhammad has now sparked protests in Iran. It has ‘raised fears of more protests highlighting tension between Western principles of free speech and Islamic beliefs that do not tolerate insults directed at the Prophet Mohammad.’ France24: The protests […]

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