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Islam, Not Social Factors, Driving Radicalisation in France

Sociologist Olivier Galland has slammed many of his fellow academics for having a myopic view of radicalisation in France, saying that the effect of Islam is more important than social factors like poverty. After the Bataclan attacks in 2015, Galland

Islam, Not Social Factors, Driving Radicalisation in France

Sociologist Olivier Galland has slammed many of his fellow academics for having a myopic view of radicalisation in France, saying that the effect of Islam is more important than social factors like poverty. After the Bataclan attacks in 2015, Galland

Some Scots believe Islam shown ‘too much respect’ and Christianity not enough, says Easter poll

A third of Scots believe Islam receives too much respect, while a quarter think too little is shown to Christianity, according to an Easter Sunday poll for The Sunday Times. The survey also suggests the number of Roman Catholics in

Some Scots believe Islam shown ‘too much respect’ and Christianity not enough, says Easter poll

A third of Scots believe Islam receives too much respect, while a quarter think too little is shown to Christianity, according to an Easter Sunday poll for The Sunday Times. The survey also suggests the number of Roman Catholics in

Most French want Macron crackdown on radical Islamists: polls

Most French people want Muslims suspected of harboring extremist views detained if they appear on spy agency watchlists and would back a ban on ultra-conservative Salafist Islam, two polls showed after the latest deadly attack in France. …. An Odoxa

Most French want Macron crackdown on radical Islamists: polls

Most French people want Muslims suspected of harboring extremist views detained if they appear on spy agency watchlists and would back a ban on ultra-conservative Salafist Islam, two polls showed after the latest deadly attack in France. …. An Odoxa

Muslims place greater importance on national identity, finds UK study

More than half see being British as important, compared with 44% of general population. They also place greater emphasis on education, and identify more strongly with their religious identity than their non-Muslim peers. The 75-page report from Ipsos Mori analysed

Muslims place greater importance on national identity, finds UK study

More than half see being British as important, compared with 44% of general population. They also place greater emphasis on education, and identify more strongly with their religious identity than their non-Muslim peers. The 75-page report from Ipsos Mori analysed

Three in Four of Swedes Favour Banning Religious Schools

A poll has revealed that 73 per cent of Swedish citizens are in favour of banning independent religious schools after the ruling Social Democrats promised to ban them to aid integration. Earlier this week, the Social Democrats said that they

Three in Four of Swedes Favour Banning Religious Schools

A poll has revealed that 73 per cent of Swedish citizens are in favour of banning independent religious schools after the ruling Social Democrats promised to ban them to aid integration. Earlier this week, the Social Democrats said that they

Poll: Should non-stun slaughter be banned in the UK?

Slaughter without pre-stunning can cause severe suffering to farm animals according to opponents of the practice, but Jewish and Muslim groups forbid stunning animals before their throats are cut. Under UK animal welfare legislation, all animals must be stunned before

Poll: Should non-stun slaughter be banned in the UK?

Slaughter without pre-stunning can cause severe suffering to farm animals according to opponents of the practice, but Jewish and Muslim groups forbid stunning animals before their throats are cut. Under UK animal welfare legislation, all animals must be stunned before

More and more French believe Islam is compatible with society

While the role of Islam in French society has long been a divisive and inflammatory topic a new study suggests people in France are now more accepting of the religion. The new survey showed that 56 percent of French people

More and more French believe Islam is compatible with society

While the role of Islam in French society has long been a divisive and inflammatory topic a new study suggests people in France are now more accepting of the religion. The new survey showed that 56 percent of French people