Tag Archives: Integration

Arrests Made Over Migrant Boat Tragedy Near Greece

“More arrests over Greek migrant boat tragedy: coastguard,” from AFP (reposted by Daily News Egypt): Greek authorities have made more arrests over the boat tragedy that left 12 migrants dead, including four children, after an alleged attempt to smuggle them … Continue reading

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Knife Attacks Against Migrants in Greece

“Greece: Horrific knife attack targets migrants in Crete,” from Amnesty International: The Greek authorities must act immediately to curb the growing spate of xenophobic and racist attacks Amnesty International said today. It follows a brutal knife attack by a mob … Continue reading

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Muslims in France: A Town Attempting to Reduce Barriers

In the suburbs of Trappes, Paris, a Muslim woman dawning a veil was stopped by police officers for an identity check and subsequently ticketed for wearing a traditional veil—a symbolic item that has become a heated national debate about the … Continue reading

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Athen’s First Mosque Facing Construction Hurdles

“Construction firms stay away from city mosque,” from Ekathimerini.com: A fourth attempt to find a construction company to build Athens’s first mosque will be made next month after three failed tenders have led to some firms claiming they withdrew because … Continue reading

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Greece and Islam: Identity Struggles of Muslim Refugees

“Refugees in Greece face identity struggles,” by Alim Latifi for Al Jazeera English: During Sunday mass in Athens, a small but spirited segment of a 40-person congregation sing “glory unto your pure soul, o God! Glory unto you! Glory unto … Continue reading

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