Spain

Ceuta councillor resigns after controversial speech about Muslims

Typically Spanish  10 February 2011

She claimed the local Muslim population do not get up to look for work and are used to living on benefits A view of Ceuta - WikipediaA view of Ceuta - Wikipedia enlarge photo A member of the

 

Spanish politicians call for nationwide burka ban

Euro Weekly News  8 February 2011

THE Partido Popular in Cataluna proposes to ask the central government in Madrid to impose a nationwide ban on wearing clothing, such as Burkas, that entirely cover the face and hinders

 

Massacres of Jews by Muslims before 1948

Jewish Refugees Blog 3 February 2011

"Jews lived happily together with Muslims and in harmony before Israel was established." How many times have you heard this said?

We are indebted to Torbjorn Karfunkel, who has blown the myth of peaceful coexistence sky-high with his pre-1948 'massacre map' of Jews by Muslims (click on the map to enlarge). The map should not be considered exhaustive, but it does go back to the 7th century, when Mohammed's followers massacred Jewish tribes in Arabia.

 

Video: Spain's Muslim population to rise 82% by 2030

presstv.ir 31 January 2011
By Sonia Labboun

According to Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life, the Muslim population in Spain will increase by around 82% by 2030. Currently, Muslims make up just over 1 million of the country's

 

A Spanish View of Europe's Dilemma

The New American 28 January 2011
By Sam Blumenfeld

The following short article was published in a Spanish Internet magazine, Gentiuno, on November 21, 2004. Written by Sebastian Vilar Rodriguez, it has been widely circulated

 

Can secular governments stop the spread of radical Islam?

en.rian.ru 27 January 2011
By Vitaly Naumkin

Fear of Islam in the West is strengthening the role of Islamophobic and nationalist parties in government. These parties are intent on erecting barriers to hold back Muslim communities in Europe,

 

European Muslims can do better, says leading Islamic scholar

dw-world.de 27 January 2011
By Tariq Ramadan

One of Time Magazine's 100 most influential thinkers of the 21st century, Tariq Ramadan says Islam in Europe needs to be redefined. With Islamophobia passing the dinner-table test, his message is

 

Europe's Muslim Lobby

Hudson New York 21 January 2011
By Soeren Kern

Europeans often fantasize about America's so-called Jewish lobby, which they claim has a chokehold over American finance, media and politics and is responsible for all manner of conspiratorial evil.

 

Spanish court suspends town's burka ban

Herald Sun  19 January 2011

A SPANISH court suspended a town's ban on wearing the burqa following protests from a Muslim rights association. Lerida, a Catalan town of 120,000 inhabitants, last month imposed Spain's first ban

 

Burkha ban suspended in Lleida

thinkspain 18 January 2011

CATALUNYA High Court has suspended the ban on the Burkha in public places imposed by Lleida city council in October. The verdict, passed on Tuesday, January 12, says the ban will be lifted until

 

Europe Goes Halal

Hudson New York 14 January 2011
By Soeren Kern

The European Union, bowing to pressure from Muslim lobby groups, has quietly abandoned a new measure that would have required halal [religiously approved for Muslims] meat products to carry a label

 

Iberia and the Muslims -- Down a Deadly Path

American Thinker 7 January 2011
By Eileen F. Toplansky

Spain has become a major battlefield between the forces of tyranny and the forces of freedom. In September 2010, La Meca, a popular discotheque in Aguilas (Murcia), southern Spain had to "change

 

The invention of Islamophobia

Signandsight.com 4 January 2011
By Pascal Bruckner

Islamophobia was invented to silence those Muslims who question the Koran and who demand equality of the sexes

At the end of the 1970s, Iranian fundamentalists invented the term "Islamophobia" formed in analogy to "xenophobia". The aim of this word was to declare Islam inviolate. Whoever crosses this border is deemed a racist. This term, which is worthy of totalitarian propaganda, is deliberately unspecific about whether it refers to a religion, a belief system or its faithful adherents around the world.

 

Muslims in Spain Rise to Absurd Levels

Prophezine 3 January 2011
By Fred DeRuvo

Apparently, in Spain, during a class discussion of geography, the teacher noted that areas of Spain have the perfect climate for curing Spanish ham. At that point a Muslim student in the class

 

Ham and Other Troublesome Topics in Class

Family Security Matters 3 January 2011
By David J. Rusin


For centuries, Serrano ham from Trevélez has been traditionally air-cured for sixteen months to give it a distinctive taste, texture and aroma. But don’t talk about in class! Muslims are free

 

• EN wishes everybody a Merry Christmas!

EuropeNews December 24 2010

Here at EuropeNews, we are taking time off for celebrating Christmas with friends and family. While the need to stay vigilant for freedom isn't over, it is good to take some time off and for a while let the pure joy of Christmas blow fears and worries away. Below the break is a bit of Christmas music, recommended for all.

Also, at EN we are not "Christmas cowards" - no "Season's Greetings" or "Happy Holidays" here. Rather, we wish all our readers, as well as everybody else, an exceedingly:

Merry Christmas!

From Christmas through New Year, there will be light posting at EN.

 

Muslim pupil calls police after teacher talks in the region ham in class

The Reader 22 December 2010

A SCHOOL pupil of Muslim origin has put in a complaint in the region his teacher because he was talking in the region ham. The teenager, who attends school in La Línea de la Concepción

 

Barcelona: Islamist Stronghold on the Mediterranean

Hudson New York 17 December 2010
By Soeren Kern

American and Spanish officials say the autonomous region of Catalonia in northeastern Spain is "a major Mediterranean center for radical Islamists" and the United States has proposed

 

Report finds rising discrimination against Christians in Europe

Catholic News Agency 14 December 2010
By Alan Holdren

In February, patients in the surgery unit of a public hospital in Bad Soden, Germany, watched as hospital workers moved methodically through the unit taking down 12 crucifixes that hung on the walls

 

Cable: US intel hub to counter Islamism in Spain

Ynetnews  13 December 2010

The US Embassy in Madrid proposed setting up an intelligence hub in the northeastern region of Catalonia to counter a "major centre of radical Islamist activity", according to a US cable obtained

 
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