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French “gilets jaunes” and racist acts: isolated incidents or defining features...

Genesis of the movement: protestation against the rising price of fuel and the government policy: Beginning first on the internet, the “gilets jaunes” movement (a...

‘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.

Gap campaign featuring girl in hijab causes mixed reactions in France

An American advertisement featuring a Muslim girl in a hijab has prompted an outcry in France. The campaign was shot in New York but...

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?