The history of racism and xenophobia in Europe
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- ‘One In Three’ Europeans Admit To
- By Niccolo Sarno, IPS, 25 February 1998. Nearly one out of
every three European Union citizens describe themselves as
‘quite racist’ or ‘very racist’,
according to an opinion poll conducted at the end of last
year's European Year Against Racism.
- Alarmed Response to Outbreaks of
- By Tito Drago, IPS, 8 February 2000. Expressions of racism
in Europe, such as violent incidents that continued Tuesday
in Spain and the recent arrival of a neo-Nazi party to power
in Austria, have triggered alarm and a swift response from
trade unions, politicians and other sectors.
- Anti-Muslim sentiment rising in E.U.
- By Batuk Gathani, The Hindu, Saturday 25 May
2002. According to the latest report published by the
European Monitoring Centre on Racism and Xenophobia (EUMC),
physical and verbal abuse against Muslims in the European
Union has been on the rise, particularly since the attacks
of September 11.
- Foreigners are seen as a danger and their
invasion as out of control
- By Alain Morice, Le Monde diplomatique, March
2004. Refugees at Europe's borders will soon be treated
just like other migrants: asylum, in this nervous climate,
is being sacrificed to a requirement for selective control
of immigration. Growing inequality in democracy and civil
order between dominant and dominated countries feeds the
European fear of an uncontrolled influx of foreigners.