We are now members of the Task force “Fighting against identity populism”

We are glad to have become members of the Task force “Fighting against identity populism”, where we will share and exchange with our European colleagues the best practices regarding facing extremism and populism. Other members include: • Ceci n’est pas une crise – This is not a crisis, Belgium • IHECS, Belgium • Counterpoint, UK • Nigdy Wiecej […]

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The Islamic State is a threat to the cities of Europe

For some time now, the Western media has been full of alarming reports of European citizens leaving their home countries to fight in the Syrian civil war, which already spilled into neighboring Iraq and could well spread further. For Europe’s politicians and security experts alike, these ‘foreign fighters’constitute one of the greatest threats to the […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Facing Political Extremism in Visegrad Countries

The international project, coordinated by the European Values Think-Tank, a Prague-based non-partisan institute, in cooperation with the League of Human Rights, a Czech advocacy NGO based in Brno, “Defining Responses to Rise of Extremism in Europe” responds to the rise of populism and political extremism in Europe directed against minorities. It addresses reactions of mainstream […]

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Practical recommendations for political parties’ communication on integration of minorities

Read our general recommendations on why and how mainstream political parties should communicate integration of minorities. Available in five languages here: In English | In German | In Czech | In Polish | In Hungarian   Integration of Minorities: Why Talk about It Radko Hokovský, Jiří Kopal Practical recommendations for political parties’ communication: In our study on the political discourse about integration of immigrants and minorities […]

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Alleged Islamisation of schools in Britain

School inspectors in the United Kingdom investigated alleged reports of secret Islamisation programmes of several British schools. The final report states that the schools did not condone Islamic fundamentalism, although they failed to sufficiently inform pupils about the dangers of religious extremism. Throughout spring, the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills [Ofsted] […]

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Defining Responses to the Rise of Extremism in Europe

We have recently published an edited monograph POLITICS AND POLICIES OF INTEGRATION IN AUSTRIA, HUNGARY, CZECHIA, DENMARK AND AT THE EU LEVEL. The study shows that one of the reasons of growing popularity of protest populist parties in Europe is the fact that the mainstream parties fail to communicate the problematic of integration of minorities and […]

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