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German Interior Minister revives the debate on a ‘guiding culture’ to...

  Periodically, the German discourse on immigration is marked by the resurgence of a distinctly German notion – the idea of a ‘guiding culture’ (Leitkultur),...

Debating potential Burka ban in Austria

July 10, 2014 Austrian foreign minister Sebastian Kurz is against a Burka ban in Austria. Kurz stresses that a ban of the Burka will not solve...

The Austrian Green parties debate on the burka

July 3, 2014 There are not many women in Austria who wear the burka. However, the Bundesrat of the Green party, Efgani Dönmez, advocated punishing women...

European Human Rights Court Upholds France’s Burqa Ban

July 1, 2014 On Tuesday, July 1 the European Court of Human Rights voted, by a large majority, to uphold France’s ban of the full...