Territory Archives: Denmark

News from Western Europe, Thursday 30th May 2013

DEMNARK The Copenhagen Post: DF wants spin doctors banned. ‘Right wing party Dansk Folkeparti (DF) thinks that political spin doctors should be banned and that any political, tactical or press-related advice should be given via public officials in the ministries. The DF argument comes despite a recently-published report from a Finance Ministry panel that concluded that […]

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News from Western Europe, Wednesday 29th May 2013

EUROPE Audio – NPR: Violence In Europe Leaves People Fearful. ‘The brutal murder of a soldier in London, and riots in Sweden’s capital, Stockholm, have people feeling uneasy in surrounding European communities. To find out more, host Michel Martin talks with NPR’s Europe correspondent Phil Reeves, and Mehdi Hasan, political director of The Huffington Post United […]

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Mainstream parties in the Nordic countries have tried to deal with the rise of the far-right through a mix of isolation, tolerance and even collaboration

Recent years have seen a rise in support for right-wing populist parties in Norway, Finland, Sweden and Denmark. Anders Ravik Jupskås writes that mainstream parties in these countries, faced with this growth, have chosen between four different strategies: ignoring far-right parties, isolating them, adopting some of their policies, or collaborating with them in order to […]

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News from Western Europe, Thursday 23rd May 2013

EUROPE The Moscow Times: Norway Suggests Raising Magnitsky at UN. ‘Norwegian Foreign Minister Espen Barth Eider has recommended that his country’s lawmakers bring the issue of Magnitsky sanctions against Russia before the UN Security Council. Eider said discussion in front of the council would be much more effective than Norway acting alone because any decisions taken by the council are binding on all […]

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News from Western Europe, Friday 3rd May 2013

EUROPE Podcast – ICSR: ICSR seminar: Dr Frank Foley presents new book on counter terrorism in Britain and France AUSTRIA Translated from German – Die Presse: “Austria hub of terrorism”. ‘Austria has become systematically by the failure of the red-black government in asylum policy to a “hub of radical Islamist terror.” This criticism practiced on Thursday FPÖ federal […]

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News from Western Europe, Thursday 11th April 2013

EUROPE UPI: Femen’s Islam-bashing disregards Muslim feminism. ‘”International Topless Jihad Day”–organized in several European capitals on April 4 by the feminist group Femen–was a setback for women in the Muslim world. All it did was give religious extremists a good reason to denounce feminism as an importation of the West that insults cultures and religions.’ New […]

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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, Wednesday 3rd April 2013

AUSTRIA Translated from German – Die Presse: The Jihad of a Viennese Salafists. ‘His pass the Austro-Islamist Mohamed Mahmoud has indeed burned video needs – but when it comes to the Vienna public prosecutor, he will set him for traveling to Austria does not need anyway. She has, it was announced on Tuesday, on Friday an extradition […]

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News from Western Europe, Friday 29th March 2013

AUSTRIA Translated from German – Die Presse: Muslims want public holidays in Austria. ‘The discussion on statutory holidays for Muslims in Austria takes up speed again. The chairman of the Muslim Central Council in Germany, Aiman ​​Mazyek had, over the WAZ Media Group demanded that the German states should introduce statutory holidays.That would be “an important political signal […]

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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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