Immigration in Europe

Why 'Islamophobia' Is Less Thinly Veiled In Europe

September 5, 2010

Author: Robert Marquand

Source: The Christian Science Monitor

http://www.csmonitor.com/World/Europe/2010/0905/Why-Islamophobia-is-less-thinly-veiled-in-Europe

Rooful Ali is an accountant who commutes, "suited and booted," to his corporate office in London from Northamptonshire, England, where he grew up in a Bangladeshi family. His avocation is photography. But he also finds time to direct the first...

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In Germany, Xenophobia Diverted By Open Doors

March 23, 2010

Author: Nicholas Kulish

Source: The New York Times

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/24/world/europe/24germany.html?emc=tnt&tntemail0=y

Everything seemed to be in place for a protracted xenophobic row and attendant media frenzy in this depressed industrial town near the French border.

A Muslim congregation applied in November to build a minaret and three golden cupolas on the roof of the old movie theater...

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Muslim Woman's Veil Case Represents Clash Of Values In Spain

February 13, 2010

Author: Edward Cody

Source: The Washington Post

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/02/12/AR2010021205010_pf.html

This sunny little resort on the Mediterranean shore has long been a favorite for weekenders seeking to escape the congestion of nearby Barcelona for a dose of sandy beaches and sea breezes.

But Cunit has gained a new distinction: It is famous in Spain as the town where a...

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Baking Swiss Treats Amid Acid Debate

January 26, 2010

Author: John Tagliabue

Source: The New York Times

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/27/world/europe/27swiss.html?emc=tnt&tntemail0=y

Bertram Decker’s second-floor office in Nestlé’s big food plant here looks out over the town’s only minaret, a wooden turret topped with a gilt star and crescent.

The minaret, atop a Turkish cultural association, is one of only four in all of Switzerland,...

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