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Germans increasingly prejudiced against foreigners, Muslims

Xenophobia is on the rise in Germany, in particular in its eastern states, according to a new study. What’s more, an increased affinity for authoritarianism in the country could pose a threat to democracy. More than one out of three

Germans increasingly prejudiced against foreigners, Muslims

Xenophobia is on the rise in Germany, in particular in its eastern states, according to a new study. What’s more, an increased affinity for authoritarianism in the country could pose a threat to democracy. More than one out of three

A third of Britons would stop their children visiting mosque

About two-fifths of the population would be concerned if a mosque was built in their neighbourhood or if a family member married a Muslim. One in five would be concerned if a Muslim family moved next door and 3 in

A third of Britons would stop their children visiting mosque

About two-fifths of the population would be concerned if a mosque was built in their neighbourhood or if a family member married a Muslim. One in five would be concerned if a Muslim family moved next door and 3 in

Divided Britain: study finds huge chasm in attitudes

Britain is hugely divided across cultural, age and education lines, a major study of national attitudes has concluded, warning of a potential rise in far-right and anti-Islam sentiments unless politicians tackle long-standing disaffections behind the Brexit vote. There is a

Divided Britain: study finds huge chasm in attitudes

Britain is hugely divided across cultural, age and education lines, a major study of national attitudes has concluded, warning of a potential rise in far-right and anti-Islam sentiments unless politicians tackle long-standing disaffections behind the Brexit vote. There is a

‘Disturbing’ number of Britons open about Muslim prejudice

An official inquiry into prejudice and discrimination in Britain has revealed a backlash against equal opportunities for immigrants and Muslims. The report for the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC), a statutory body, found that 37 per cent of adults

‘Disturbing’ number of Britons open about Muslim prejudice

An official inquiry into prejudice and discrimination in Britain has revealed a backlash against equal opportunities for immigrants and Muslims. The report for the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC), a statutory body, found that 37 per cent of adults

Swiss region overwhelmingly votes for ‘burqa ban’

A second Swiss canton will introduce a regional “burqa ban”, after voters in St. Gallen on Sunday emphatically backed prohibiting all face-covering garments in public spaces. At the same time, voters across Switzerland resoundingly rejected initiatives aimed at boosting local

Swiss region overwhelmingly votes for ‘burqa ban’

A second Swiss canton will introduce a regional “burqa ban”, after voters in St. Gallen on Sunday emphatically backed prohibiting all face-covering garments in public spaces. At the same time, voters across Switzerland resoundingly rejected initiatives aimed at boosting local

Macron is quick to take on nationalism. What about Islamism?

…. Two years ago the same liberal think-tank published “A French Islam is Possible”, in which El Karoui said that despite the Islamification of many young French Muslims (half of under 25s surveyed said they would prefer Sharia Law to

Macron is quick to take on nationalism. What about Islamism?

…. Two years ago the same liberal think-tank published “A French Islam is Possible”, in which El Karoui said that despite the Islamification of many young French Muslims (half of under 25s surveyed said they would prefer Sharia Law to

Poll reveals opposition to citizenship for devout Muslims

…. As well as not wanting devout Muslims to obtain citizenship, 45 percent would also like to see it revoked in cases when a person has transgressed the criminal code. The same trend can be seen with regards to expulsion,

Poll reveals opposition to citizenship for devout Muslims

…. As well as not wanting devout Muslims to obtain citizenship, 45 percent would also like to see it revoked in cases when a person has transgressed the criminal code. The same trend can be seen with regards to expulsion,