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Belgium’s controversial Islam Party sparks controversy ahead of elections

Sharia law, Islamist democracy, separation of men and women in public transport--all of these are the policies promulgated by Belgium's Islam Party. The party...

German TV debate between Merkel and Schulz focuses on migration and...

German voters will choose a new chancellor on September 24 in an electoral contest pitting incumbent Christian Democrat Angela Merkel against Social Democrat Martin...

Macron and Le Pen debate burkini

The burkini controversy that began in summer 2016 reappeared in the televised presidential debate. As the candidates were discussing laïcité (secularism), Marine Le Pen attacked Macron,...

Amidst political controversy, German DITIB association vows greater emancipation from Turkish...

  DITIB: a pawn of the Turkish government? Recent weeks and months have witnessed growing pressure on Germany’s largest Islamic association, DITIB. As a subsidiary of...