Confronting Growing Intolerance in Europe: A Debate
Anti-Semitism / Islamophobia / Racism

Confronting Growing Intolerance in Europe: A Debate

An interesting debate is taking place over at openDemocracy. It started with a post by Benjamin Ward, the director of the Europe and Central Asia division at Human Rights Watch. Ward documents what is discomforting for many to admit: “hatred and intolerance are moving into the mainstream in Europe.” There’s no doubt that Ward has a … Continue reading

Anti-Immigrant / Islamophobia / Sweden / Sweden Democrats

Swedish Politician Calls to Limit Birth Rate of Muslims

Annika Rydh, the municipal party secretary for the Sweden Democrats in southern Sweden, provided a link on her blog to a video that claimed Muslims are trying to conquer the world one child at a time, according to a Swedish news site. “It’s a global problem,” Rydh wrote on her blog, according to anti-fascism magazine … Continue reading