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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, Thursday 7th March 2013

EUROPE Research – Terrorism and Political Violence: Coming to Believe “Truths” About Islamist Radicalization in Europe by Daniela Pisoiu. ‘This article addresses four assumptions behind many of the current theoretical and policy approaches to individual processes of Islamist radicalization in Europe: the association with terrorism and extremism; determinism; the extraordinary nature of radicals; and the […]

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News from Western Europe, Monday 4th March 2013

EUROPE Huffington Post: Holocaust Researchers Catalog 42,500 Nazi Ghettos, Camps; Numbers Are ‘Unbelievable’. ‘Researchers from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum have concluded that over 40,000 Nazi camps and ghettos existed during Hitler’s reign of terror between 1933 to 1945. The total is far higher than most historians had previously estimated, according to The New […]

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United Kingdom Tracker 29.11.12

Research: Exeter University: Attitudes towards security threats uncovered. ‘New research has revealed a significant gap between what the government claims are the biggest security threats facing the UK and the fears of the population. Terrorism is not perceived as the most important threat to everyday life despite claims by policy makers. Politics researchers at the Universities of Exeter […]

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Central and Eastern Europe Tracker 05.11.12

Austria: Austrian Independent: Far Right video shows regional boss as Bond-style tough guy. ‘Austria’s Far Right Freedom Party leader in Carinthia, Kurt Scheuch, has landed in hot water after creating a short You Tube video in which he portrays himself as a James Bond style character, loosely claiming that the video is to protect animal […]

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Europe Tracker 10.09.12

The Guardian: The Dutch Socialist Party (SP) are on target to double their seats in the September 12 election. They have campaigned against Europe and national austerity measures. On these issues, the Socialists have taken a similar stance as that taken by the far right Freedom Party (PVV). Together, they are set to take a […]

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Europe Tracker 05.09.12

Institute for Jewish Policy Research: The EU wants to understand anti-Semitism, an issue that Jewish communities feel is becoming more pressing. This will be done by the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA), who will carry out the study relating to current perceptions and experiences of antisemitism. It is hoped that the findings, which are […]

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Europe Tracker 03.09.12

The Guardian and The Independent: The decline in popularity of Geert Wilders and his Party for Freedon (PVV) in the Netherlands can be traced back to two months ago when a 63 year old Turkish man was attacked, and later died from his injuries. The couple who inflicted the injuries were named Henk and Ingrid, […]

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Right-wing extremism in Spain: An approaching breakthrough?

Spain is one of the few European countries which in recent decades hasn’t experienced the emergence of a successful “new extreme right” party into its political system. However, Spanish society and its party system are experiencing a series of rapid changes that could be opening a political space for these kinds of parties. In the […]

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European Tracker 22.08.2012

Speigel Online: There are concerns within Germany that authorities have not done enough to combat right-wing extremism which has been growing within Eastern rural areas. Neo Nazis – such as the National Socialist Underground (NSU) – had remained largely undetected due to police denial and lack of action and intelligence gathering by the intelligence agencies […]

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