EFI Survey on incidents against places of worship

The ongoing conflict in the Middle East is significantly affecting the security and stability of European communities. Recent incidents, including the arson attack on a synagogue in Berlin and an attempted arson at a mosque in Bochum, Germany, underscore the growing security apprehensions in Europe. Amid this conflict, religious communities in Europe, especially the Jewish [...]

By |2023-11-07T10:57:52+00:00November 7th, 2023|News|

Faith Community Sports Development Consultation Held In Brussels

On Tuesday 19th September 2023, EFI organised a closed-room consultation with key community leaders involved in Sports in Belgium and Germany in Brussels. The 1-day consultation meeting discussed potential strategies for developing sports in Belgium, Germany and wider Europe in 2024. This discussion focused around the United Nations #Sport2030 agenda. This agenda is focused how [...]

By |2023-10-02T13:52:20+00:00October 2nd, 2023|News|

Turkish mosque in Denmark defaced with anti-Muslim slurs

Turkish mosque in Denmark near the German border has been defaced with anti-Muslim slurs, an official at the place of worship said Saturday. Hurşit Tokay, the president of the mosque association, told Anadolu Agency (AA) that he left Aabenraa Mosque on Friday at 6 p.m. When he arrived at around 11 a.m. Saturday, he noticed [...]

By |2021-12-06T10:04:06+00:00January 28th, 2021|News|

Germany: Muslims concerned about rise of Islamophobic Attacks

By Mesut Zeyrek COLOGNE (AA): Germany’s Turkish-Muslim community is alarmed by the increase in Islamophobic hate crimes, senior figures told Anadolu Agency Monday. Kemal Ergun, president of the Turkish-Muslim association IGMG, said more and more mosques have become the targets of threats, vandalism or arson in recent months. “At least 122 mosques were targeted in [...]

By |2021-12-06T10:02:58+00:00January 8th, 2021|News|