Antisemitism and Islamophobia: growing hatred in Europe

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A worrying increase in antisemitism and anti-Muslim hatred has been seen in Europe in the past years.

Antisemitism and Islamophobia: growing hatred in Europe


The European Commission will designate coordinators for antisemitism and anti-Muslim hatred. This was announced at the Commission's first annual Colloquium on fundamental rights held on October 1-2, which is discussing "preventing and combating antisemitism and anti-Muslim hatred".

Both ethnic and religious discrimination are increasingly growing and becoming widespread across Europe. According to a Eurobarometer survey on discrimination, 50% of Europeans believe religious discrimination is w...


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