In recent weeks, Chemnitz became the focus of public attention, in Germany as well as abroad. Over the course of several days, there were right-wing extremist attacks on counter-demonstrators, journalists, Muslims, and the Jewish establishment.
From a non-Muslim journalist wearing a burka to mock those who wear it, to headlines deceiving readers to believing that Islam is taking the role of the Protestant Church in schools, these August highlights are an overview of the most significant results of our monitoring of traditional and new media in Belgium, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, and the United Kingdom.
After a coalition of 100 Muslim women denounced discrimination in employment against veiled women, a Belgian citizen accuses them wear the headscarf just for its appearance and not to be true campaigners for equality. This is our Belgium's media monitoring highlight for August 2018.
A German tabloid deceives readers into believing that Islamic studies are given priority over Protestant religion in schools. But only subscribers can read the real reason. And it has nothing to do with an invasion. This is our Germany's media monitoring highlight for August 2018.
When Chantal Delsol claims that Muslim migrants cannot fully integrate into Europe, she is implying the moral superiority of European society and the need for (anti-Muslim) assimilation. This is our France's media monitoring highlight for August 2018
A Daily Mail non-Muslim columnist recounts her experience of wearing a burka for a week and uses it to dehumanise full-face veiled women.This is our UK's media monitoring highlight for August 2018
With his dehumanising remarks against women who wear the full-face veil, Boris Johnson has normalised anti-Muslim hate in Britain.
Le Vif reports on terrorism in a non-terrorism-related suicide. This is our Belgium's media monitoring highlights for July.
A video of a councillor candidate doing the Nazi salute has been circulated widely by national media, giving him the notoriety he does not deserve. This is our Belgium's media monitoring highlights for July.
Le Parisien gives voice to a far-right terrorist, normalising violence against Muslims. This is our France's media monitoring highlights for July.