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‘Counter-Islamophobia Kit’ launched at European Parliament to tackle increasing Islamophobia in...

The end of September 2018 saw European academics and policy makers launch a “toolkit” to tackle Islamophobia in Europe at the European Parliament in Brussels. The “Counter-Islamophobia Kit” briefing paper represents the largest study of its kind.

German Interior Ministry seeks to revive controversial ‘Islam conference’

Germany’s Minister of the Interior, Horst Seehofer, has announced his intention to restart the country’s controversial German Islam Conference (Deutsche Islamkonferenz, DIK) in autumn. The...

Denmark’s burqa ban is a repeat of so many before it....

The recent burqa ban introduced in Denmark is the latest manifestation of a recurring pattern of burqa bans in Europe. These bans tend to end up backfiring, so will Denmark’s end up doing the same?

Social and economic marginalisation in European cities is a key factor...

In his recent article, the sociologist Farhad Khosrokhavar writes that a significant factor in jihadist radicalisation in Europe is the “jihadogenous urban structure”, a type of city district which produces jihadists at a much higher rate than other districts by shaping “the identity of those who are socially excluded and culturally stigmatised”.