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German interior minister: ‘Islam does not belong’ to Germany

Angela Merkel’s new government got off to a rocky start on Friday as the chancellor and her interior minister clashed publicly over the role of Islam in Germany society. Horst Seehofer, who became interior minister this week under a coalition deal, used his first interview since taking office to declare “Islam does not belong in Germany”.  By – Justin Huggler Mrs Merkel lost ...

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Geert Wilders: “In My Opinion, Islam Is Not a Religion”

“Not long ago Professor Koopmans found that as much as seventy percent of Muslims find Islamic rules more important than secular laws.” — Geert Wilders Research also points out that 11 percent of Dutch Muslims in the Netherlands are prepared to use violence on behalf of their religion. That is a 110,000 people, twice the size of the Dutch army!” ...

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Meet Denmark’s new anti-immigration party

A new political party that promises a stricter immigration policy than the Danish People’s Party combined with a libertarian economic outlook will be on the ballot the next time Denmark holds an election. The party Nye Borgerlige, which roughly translates to ‘The New Right’ (a spokesperson told The Local that it did not have an official English name), has surpassed ...

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Muslims face fines up to £8,000 for wearing burkas in Switzerland

A Muslim businessman and a convert have been fined £180 and £7,700 respectively after protesting the ban on Islamic clothing passed by a controversial Swiss law. The rule was voted in by referendum and outlaws face-covering headgear. It came into effect in the Italian-speaking region in southern Switzerland, Ticino on Friday. Nora Illi from Zurich and French-Algerian national, Rachid Nekkaz, ...

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