Empty rhetoric is not a solution

The European Muslim Union (EMU) warns that a supposedly “Europan Islam” is a mere political idea

For centuries Athens was a European Muslim town.

STRASBOURG (EMU) – In the midst of the debate around the identity and the future role of Muslims in Europe, there is a renewed increase in the demand for a suposedly “European Islam.”

Claimed by so called “reformers” as an antidote against extremism and self-ghettoisation of Muslim communities – especially in Western Europe –, this problematic term and indeed political slogan is in the eyes of EMU in need of a critical evaluation and comment.

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