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Far-right ‘Identitarian’ movement aiming to launch UK branch, but who are they?

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SHAFAQNA - A far-right movement which has united young nationalists from Canada, the US and across the European Union, resulting in shocking, often hostile anti-migration campaigns, is plotting to set up shop in the UK. Génération Identitaire…

Defeat of Wilders is welcome news for Arabs and all Muslims

SHAFAQNA - Dutch centre-right prime minister Mark Rutte scored a resounding victory over anti-Islam and anti-European Union candidate Geert Wilders in the parliamentary elections held last week. Writing in the London-based pan-Arab daily…
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Racist gang targets religious and ethnic minorities in Belgium

SHAFAQNA - According to media reports in Belgium, women hailing from ethnic and religious minority groups, most specifically Muslims, have been the subject of an intimidation campaign by far right groups in Brussels. Muslim women were confronted and…

Playing hatred - French mayor slams Muslims for protecting Christians

SHAFAQNA - A far-right French mayor has sparked controversy with a tweet slamming Muslims who symbolically "protected" churches from terror attacks on Christmas day as "arsonists protecting against fires". Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve…