Balkans

Radical Islam's Intimidation in Kosovo

Gatestone Institute 5 March 2014
By Stephen Suleyman Schwartz

The name of Alma Lama, a feminist political leader in the Balkan republic of Kosovo, is unknown to Americans and Western Europeans. That is unfortunate, because Lama has taken a necessary, strong stand in favor of women's rights. Although Kosovo is under U.S. protection, the legacy of Yugoslav Communism and recent radical Islamist infiltration have merged to foster incidents of aggression against dissenters.

 

Serbia recall ostracised Muslim midfielder for Ireland game

Irish Times 25 February 2014

Serbia’s interim management team have recalled Roma’s Adem Ljajic for the friendly against the Republic of Ireland in Dublin on March 5th. The midfielder was kicked out

 

The Ideology of Militant Islamism in Southeastern Europe

American Center for Democracy 22 February 2014
By Dr. Gordon N. Bardos*

Since the fall of communism two and a half decades ago, militant Islamism has been planting seeds and spreading roots in various parts of southeastern Europe, particularly the

 

Vasil the Lionlike

Gates of Vienna 22 February 2014

As reported here in several earlier articles (see the bottom of this post for the links), a demonstration against a mosque broke out last Friday in the Bulgarian city of

 

Weapons routed from Balkans to Syrian rebels

Money Jihad 19 February 2014

A new report indicates that a Croatian arms smuggling kingpin is being paid by the spy agencies of Middle Eastern monarchies to supply Syria’s extremist rebels

 

Serbia, BiH disagree on extradition protocol

SETimes 19 February 2014
By Bedrana Kaletovic

Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) and Serbia are sparing over extradition protocol after the Interpol National Central Bureau for Serbia issued an arrest warrant for former

 

Bosnian Spring that might not be only Bosnian

RT 19 February 2014
By Hajrudin Somun

Civil unrest that started last week and turned to violent riots and setting fire to government buildings and police cars in the cities of Sarajevo, Tuzla and Mostar and some

 

Bosnian Muslims in World War II

Bosnian Institute News 19 February 2014
By Edina Becirevic and Marko Attila Hoare

Speeches at the London Bosnian Embassy launch of 'The Bosnian Muslims in the Second World War: a History' by Marko Attila Hoare (December 2013) Two speeches made at a launch

 

The Ideology of Militant Islamism in Southeastern Europe

American Center for Democracy 18 February 2014
By Dr. Gordon N. Bardos

Since the fall of communism two and a half decades ago, militant Islamism has been planting seeds and spreading roots in various parts of southeastern Europe, particularly the former Yugoslavia.

 

No time to waste in fixing Bosnia, warns Turkey

Reuters 14 February 2014
By Maja Zuvela

Regional power Turkey called on Wednesday for urgent political and economic reforms in Bosnia after the worst bout of social unrest in the impoverished Balkan country

 

Bosnian protests hijacked by unruly minority: Izetbegovic

Hurriyet Daily News 14 February 2014

Bosniak member of the Presidency of Bosnia-Herzegovina claims that an unruly minority exploits the protests in the country. Izetbegovic says the unemployment is one of the main

 

Bosnia: Sarajevo presidential palace evacuated

ANSA Med 11 February 2014

SARAJEVO - Protesters took to the streets in Bosnia and Herzegovina on Monday after fury at soaring unemployment, corruption and poverty spread rapidly

 

Opposition to Muslims and the Muslim headscarf in Western Europe

journalistsresource.org 10 February 2014
By Alexandra Raphel

It has been almost 10 years since France’s National Assembly and Senate approved a controversial law prohibiting students from wearing "conspicuous” religious symbols in public

 

Bosnian riots: ‘We will clean up this mess, as we will clean up politicians’

The Independent 10 February 2014
By Maja Zuvela

Bosnians were working to clean the streets of their capital on Sunday, and assessing the political ramifications of three days of unprecedented unrest over unemployment,

 

Serbia issues arrest warrant for wartime Muslim commander

B92 7 February 2014

SARAJEVO -- The Serbian Interpol office has issued "diffuse arrest warrants" for Naser Oriæ and Hakija Meholjiæ, it has been reported. The two members of Bosnian Muslim

 

Serbia issues arrest warrant for wartime Muslim commander

B92 6 February 2014

The two members of Bosnian Muslim forces in the 1992-95 war in Bosnia-Herzegovina are suspected of committing war crimes against local Serbs in the Drina region in 1992.

 

Muslim Teacher Sends Muslim Girl Out of Classroom

Greek Reporter 6 February 2014

According to XanthiNews, a 12-year-old Greek Muslim girl was sent out of class by her teacher because she had not learned the the Quran off by heart. The girl was also mocked

 

Our Muslim Kosovo: Throw Mormons from the Stairs

Right Side News 31 January 2014
By Julia Gorin

While the United States and Germany are browbeating Serbia into the last leg of surrendering Kosovo to the narco-terrorist mafia demanding it, the latter are beating up female

 

Bosnian Salafists movement on mission to recruit

Deutsche Welle 31 January 2014

Radical Salafists from Bosnia-Herzegovina are among those who fight in Syria's civil war. Recently, they have stepped up efforts to recruit young people to follow suit. Experts

 

Defendant in Bulgaria's 'Imam' Trial Stirs Outrage

Novinite.com 30 January 2014

The Thursday session in Bulgaria's notorious radical Islam and religious hatred case started out scandalously over the attitude of one of the defendants. Ahmed Mussa Ahmed

 
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