These Westerners aren’t backing Mr. Putin out of pure Russophilia. Rather, they admire his embrace of a Christian and mono-ethnic identity for Russia, and his aggressive action against their enemies: diversity, open borders, and minorities such as homosexuals and Muslims.
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Mehdi Hasan asks, “How do I explain these polls, and these election results, to my British-born, England-supporting daughter?”
Today, what it means to be “European” for many Europeans is anti-Muslim and xenophobic.
Geert Wilders came fourth in European elections in the Netherlands on Thursday night, confounding predictions that he would lead a populist and far-Right backlash against the European Union across the continent.
The attitudes of the Norwegian population towards Jews and other minorities.
An anti-Islam party based on the hardline views of Dutch politician Geert Wilders plans to field candidates at the next federal election, raising fears among moderate Muslims of a rise in extremism.
Marine Le Pen, whose party is riding a wave of anti-immigration and anti-Muslim voter sentiment around Europe, says it will cut public funds to religious groups in towns where it wins municipal elections this month.
The “Counterjihad’s” antiSemitic, Islamophobic conspiracy theory.
Crowds also shouted, “You are not Europeans, you are barbarians,” at the Turkish consulate.
Venice Mayor Giorgio Orsoni wants to put his city on the map as a site of internationally weighty institutions, and a possible Islamic museum plus study center is one of them.
Gerard Batten, Ukip’s immigration spokesman, proposed ban on new European mosques and says Qur’an needs updating.
Turkey’s head of Religious Affairs, Mehmet Gormez, said ‘‘Instead of asking why these people commit such dreadful acts, we are trying to call the world to think about what we can do to tackle this problem.’’
Dansk Folkeparti wants to end Muslim immigration.