Intolerance and xenophobia on the rise in Europe


 

Managing migration while respecting human rights stay a major challenge in European States!

Xenophobic populism and hate speech continue to be on the rise, with high levels of migration and challenges of integration, religious extremism, terrorist attacks and the austerity-driven socio-economic climate observed all over Europe.

The populist rhetoric has blended into a hatred of non-nationals or minorities; migration and multiculturalism have continued to be presented as a threat to social cohesion and security.

Anti-Muslim rhetoric has persisted in many states in 2017. The negative stereotyping of Islam has led to an increase in violence and hate speech. The situation of Jewish people in Europe has not substantially improved, and antisemitic hatred was still widespread.

With regard to homo- and transphobia, the 2017 report describes a varied picture, with progress in some countries offering greater protection for LGBT persons and problems in others where they still experience unacceptably high levels of stigma, intolerance, hatred and discrimination

Montée implacable du populisme xénophobe, du ressentiment et du discours de haine en Europe

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KUTSAL KENT İZNİK


 

AB’ye Uyum Yolu «Hıristiyanları Anlamak»tan Geçiyor!

İnsan insan dedikleri
İnsan nedir şimdi bildim
Can can deyü söylerlerdi
Ben can nedir şimdi bildim 

Kendisinde buldu bulan
Bulmadı taşrada kalan
Müminin kalbinde olan
İman nedir şimdi bildim 

Bir kılı kırk yardıkları
Birin köprü kurdukları
Erenler gösterdikleri
Erkan nedir şimdi bildim 

Sıfat ile zat olmuşum
Kadr ile berat olmuşum
Hak ile vuslat olmuşum
Mihman nedir şimdi bildim 

Muhiddin eder Hak kadir
Görünür her şeyde hazır
Ayan nedir pinhan nedir
Nişan nedir şimdi bildim

İznik Türküsü – Muhiddin Abdal

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Integration of immigrants in the European Union


 

Pour ou Contre?!

Many Europeans feel ill-informed about immigration and integration related matters; less than four in ten say that they are well-informed.

There is also a significant lack of awareness of the real extent of immigration from non-EU countries into the EU, with many Europeans overestimating how many immigrants are present in their country.

The overall picture is therefore an ambiguous one: seeing immigration as a problem may not mean hostility against migrants, but rather reflect a perception that governments are not managing the issue of immigrant integration in an adequate way.

A majority of Europeans agree that the integration of immigrants is a necessary investment in the long run for their country. There is also a clear majority who see the EU’s role as important and have a positive view of the actions that could be undertaken by the EU to support the integration of immigrants.

On the one hand, a large majority of Europeans think that if limited efforts to integrate are made by immigrants, it represents a major obstacle. They also recognise that if immigrants face significant difficulties in finding jobs and also experience discrimination and redtape, it makes integration more difficult.

The younger generation, and those with higher levels of education, are more likely to welcome immigrants, see their impact as positive, and more willing to consider integrating them into their lives as friends, colleagues and peers.

Intégration des immigrés dans l’Union européenne

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“TÜM SOYKIRIMLARI ARAŞTIRMA VE YENİLERİNİ ÖNLEME VAKFI” ÖNERİSİ


 

Tarih Katliam Kulesi Gibidir!
Hegel

Savaşta büyük zulme uğradınız. Zalimleri affedip affetmemekte serbestsiniz. Ne yaparsanız yapın, ama soykırımını unutmayın. Çünkü unutulan ve unutturulan soykırımı tekrarlanır.

Hiç kimse intikam peşinde koşmamalı, sadece adaleti aramalıdır. Çünkü intikam sonu olmayan kötülüklerin de kapısını açar. Biz de zalimlerden olursak zulme karşı savaşmamızın bir anlamı kalmaz. Nefrete nefretle cevap vermeyin. Nefret çıkmaz sokaktır. Nefret sadece bizim ruhlarımızı zedelemiyor, İnsanlığın özünü de zedeliyor. Geçmişi unutmayın ama onunla da yaşamayın.

İktidara gelirseniz, hal ve hareketlerinize dikkat edin. Kibirli olmayın, kendini beğenmişlik etmeyin. Size ait olmayan şeyleri almayın, güçsüzlere yardım edin ve ahlak kurallarına uyun. Unutmayın ki sonsuz iktidar yoktur. Her iktidar geçicidir ve herkes, er veya geç, önce milletin ve nihayet Allah’ın önünde hesap verecektir. İnsan şahsiyetini alçaltan, onu eşyayla bir tutan her şey gayri insanidir.

Aliya İzzetbegoviç

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Guess who’s coming to Breakfast!


 

Netanyahu «invited» by the EU in Brussels.

In the margins of the Foreign Affairs Council, EU foreign ministers will meet with Prime Minister Netanyahu. They will discuss the Middle East peace process, bilateral relations and regional developments.

It can be expected that ministers will discuss consequences of the US President’s announcement on 6 December regarding the status of Jerusalem, and its implications for the Middle East peace process and regional stability. In her reaction, the High Representative expressed the EU’s serious concern about the announcement and the repercussions this may have on the prospect of peace. She confirmed that the EU position remains unchanged: The aspirations of both parties must be fulfilled and a way must be found through negotiations to resolve the status of Jerusalem as the future capital of both states. She has also called on all actors on the ground and in the wider region to show calm and restraint in order to prevent any escalation.

Ministers will also discuss how the EU can further contribute to preserving and fostering stability in the region.

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ABD’nin «Kudüs Kararı»ndan Sonra…


Mutluluk ayrılıkta mı, boşanmada mı?

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Le petit gars de Turquie…


 

Quel chemin a traversé en 43 ans!

sıla derdine düşünce anlarsın
yunanlıyla kardeş olduğunu
bir rum şarkısı duyunca gör
gurbet elde istanbul çocuğunu

bir soyun kanı olmasın varsın
damarlarımızda akan kan
içimizde şu deli rüzgâr
bir havadan

aramızda bir mavi büyü
bir sıcak deniz
kıyılarında birbirinden güzel
iki milletiz

önce bir kahkaha çalınır kulağına
sonra rum şiveli türkçeler
o Boğaz’dan söz eder
sen rakıyı hatırlarsın

Yunanlıyla kardeş olduğunu
sıla derdine düşünce anlarsın

Bülent Ecevit
[Şiirin Tamamı]

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