Modern Barbarian Acts

Austria’s Leader Seeks Crackdown on Islamist Terrorism After Attack – New York Times

Chancellor Sebastian Kurz announced a set of legislative proposals that would make it easier to keep terrorists behind bars, close mosques and clamp down on funding for terrorists. BERLIN — Austria would allow courts to extend the sentences of convicted terrorists and it would establish a new criminal offense for people who “create the breeding …

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Grey Wolves Pan-Turkic Extremists Demonstrate in Sweden in Support of Azerbaijan – Sputnik International

Earlier in November, the Grey Wolves were banned in France, as Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin said the organisation was responsible for inciting hatred and committing acts of violence. The organisation maintains a pan-Turkic stance, but has been banned in several Turkic countries, including Azerbaijan.

Members of the Grey Wolves, a Turkish Islamist group, have demonstrated in the Swedish city of Malmö. Last week, the group was banned in France amid the nation’s crackdown against Islamist extremism, the newspaper Expressen reported.

Attack on French Consulate Ceremony in Saudi Arabia Wounds at Least 2 – New York Times

PARIS — An explosion wounded at least two people in an attack on a non-Muslim cemetery in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, on Wednesday during a ceremony organized by the French Consulate for Remembrance Day, French officials said. Nathalie Goulet, a French senator and a member of a parliamentary friendship group between France and Gulf countries, said …

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EU chief Michel calls for creation of European body to train imams – France 24

Vienna (AFP) European Council president Charles Michel said Monday he supported creating a European institute to train imams, as he visited Austria to pay tribute to the victims of last week’s jihadist attack in Vienna. “It is very important to be firm on this. I think, for example, that we should have a debate at …

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French Muslims Could Learn from the African American Muslim Experience – Foreign Policy

An indigenous form of Islam developed within the West—rather than influenced by leaders from abroad—is the path to integration and peaceful coexistence. The despicable beheading of a school teacher in France by an extremist Muslim on Oct. 16—and an attack at a church in Nice later in October—point to a troubling cultural dynamic in Europe. …

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Europe’s cowardly response to terror – The Spectator

Europe’s intelligentsia must bear the brunt of the blame for the fact that the continent has been in the grip of a guerrilla campaign for nearly two decades. The judiciary is particularly culpable. The Vienna Islamist reportedly duped Austrian authorities into believing he had been successfully deradicalised, just as one of the killers of the Normandy priest in 2016 had made a mockery of a French court months before his attack. The mastermind of the Barcelona attack in 2017 that killed 13 people, reportedly used the Human Rights Act to avoid deportation.

Turkey, Grey Wolves and their tentacles around Europe – Ahval

It came as a surprise to many when France decided to ban the Grey Wolves, the youth organisation of Turkey’s far-right Nationalist Movement Party this week, as radical islamist terror reared its head again in Europe. The group is called “Loups Gris” in French, as its original name in Turkish would sound a little odd …

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Hypocritical Outrage at Cartoons That Offend Muslims | Frontpagemag

Uighurs and other Muslims in China have been subjected to prolonged detention, surveillance, political indoctrination, systematic torture, and forced labor. French President Macron is one of several Western leaders who have raised concerns about the Chinese regime’s abuses against China’s Muslim Uighur minority. Macron did so during a meeting he held last summer with China’s State Councillor and Foreign Minister. But the Muslim world has been largely silent regarding such real abuses against people of their own faith. Instead, they have gone after Macron for hurting their feelings. Turkey’s Islamist President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who fancies himself as a major leader of the Muslim world, said Macron was being intolerant and needs “mental checks.”

Vienna gunman: IS supporter who ‘fooled’ the system – Digital Journal

The gunman responsible for an attack in Vienna which left four people dead on Monday night was a convicted supporter of the Islamic State (IS) group who the government says “fooled” official de-radicalisation efforts. The 20-year-old, named as Kujtim Fejzulai, was shot dead by police and was armed with a shortened Kalashnikov, a handgun, a …

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Who are the Turkish ‘Grey Wolves’ that France vows to ban? – Turkish Minute

Who are the Turkish ‘Grey Wolves’ that France vows to ban? Turkish nationalist protesters flash the nationalist organization’s “grey wolf” sign and hold placards during a protest against Germany on June 2, 2016 in front of the Germany consulate in Istanbul after German parliament labelled the World War I massacre of Armenians by Ottoman forces …

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Turkish Grey Wolves: the violent legacy of group France plans to ban – The National

  French plans to ban the Turkish ultranationalist Grey Wolves have highlighted the group’s close ties to some of Turkey’s darkest and most violent episodes. Founded in the late 1960s, the Grey Wolves are typically identified as the militant youth wing of the Nationalist Action Party, or MHP, which has been allied to President Recep …

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Turkish parliament speaker rejects draft bill to declare 1955 Istanbul pogrom a day of mourning – Duvar

Turkish parliament speaker rejects draft bill to declare 1955 Istanbul pogrom a day of mourning Turkish Parliament Speaker’s Office has rejected to hear a draft bill seeking to have the Istanbul pogrom, anti-Greek riots of Sept. 6 and 7 in 1955, recognized as a national day of mourning. Parliament Speaker Mustafa Şentop said that he …

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