Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull called for calm on Friday as police prepared for clashes between protesters at a planned rally outside a Sydney mosque that was attended by a teenager who killed a police officer a week ago. Farhad Khalil Mohammad Jabar, 15, was shot and killed by police[…]
A series of small anti-Islam rallies have been held across Australia, with police reportedly forced to intervene to separate protesters from rival, anti-racism demonstrators in the city of Melbourne. Between 500-800 people gathered in the pouring rain in Martin Square in Sydney’s central business district on Saturday for one of[…]
What happened to Germany’s anti-Islam movement PEGIDA? After bursting into the limelight last year with weekly rallies that drew first hundreds, then tens of thousands, the group appears to have lost momentum. A month ago, 25,000 marched through the eastern city of Dresden, brandishing signs that read “stop multiculturalism” and[…]
A Swedish offshoot of the German Islamophobic movement Pegida on Monday evening held its first protest in the Scandinavian country, but was vastly outnumbered by counter demonstrators. The rally in the southern city of Malmo attracted about 100 supporters, while police estimated that the counter demonstrators numbered around 4,000. Reporters at[…]
Firebombs and pig heads thrown into mosques. Veiled women subjected to crude insults in the street. The Internet awash with threats against Muslims. Europe’s Muslims are feeling the heat of a fierce backlash following last week’s terror attack against French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo. A climate of fear is taking[…]
Anti-Islam and anti-refugee protesters are expected to take to the streets across Germany on Monday, hoping to boost their ranks after last week’s attacks in Paris. The weekly demonstrations organized by Pegida, or Patriotic Europeans Against the Islamization of the West, have been steadily swelling since they were launched about[…]
An anti-Islam demonstration modelled on recent protests in Germany is planned for Monday in the Norwegian capital Oslo, organizers said, but few protesters were expected to turn out. The protest is aimed at “Muslim immigration and the influence of Islam,” the movement known as Pegida, which was formed in Germany[…]
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday warned the country’s citizens not to participate in weekly anti-Islam rallies that have attracted growing numbers of supporters in the eastern German city of Dresden. Merkel condemned the organizers of the protests and said they were driven by prejudices and hatred against foreigners. The[…]
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