Press Releases

Press Release – Aggression Against Palestinians In Gaza Must Stop

Press Release Aggression Against Palestinians In Gaza Must Stop Strasbourg, 21/07/2014  EMISCO - The European Muslim Initiative for Social Cohesion - joins the voice of the international community in strongly condemning the continued and intensified operations by the State of Israel against the innocent Palestinians in Gaza. EMISCO is especially apprehensive of the launching of land operations that are taking place in addition to the air and sea

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Press Release on Gaza situation

Strasbourg, 14/07/2014  EMISCO urges Intergovernmental Organisations and International Community to stop this madness now Normally, EMISCO - European Muslim Initiative for Social Cohesion does not take sides in territorial conflicts, condemn or support any given country nor do we issue statements of intent in political disputes outside Europe. We work for the socio-economic, cultural and religions rights of the Muslim communities as well as the

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EMISCO’s Press Statement

European Parliament Elections 2014 have resulted in big gains for extreme far right and anti-EU parties. Many anti-minorities and anti-Islam MEPs are voted in through a democratic process, that clearly shows how racism has infiltrated so deeply in so many minds. One MEP has a leader with a swastika tattoo, one wants to rid his entire country of Muslims, another has a founder who suggested releasing the Ebola virus on migrants. This is the kind of

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FRA surveys on hate crimes against Jewish, Muslim and LGBT groups in EU

European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights surveys on hate crimes against Jewish, Muslim and LGBT groups in EU On 1st and 2nd October 2013, FRA – European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights held a very beneficial stakeholders meeting in Vienna with various NGOs working with hate crimes. FRA presented its three surveys covering hate crimes against the three above-mentioned groups. Participants then shared their experiences and exchanged ideas.

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Situation regarding children under protection in Netherlands

Press Release – Situation regarding children under protection in Netherlands Strasbourg, 17 March 2013 Deputy Prime Minister of Netherlands, Mr Asscher has stated that it should be normal to give children of ethnic and religious minorities to gay and Lesbian protector families. He went further and openly suggested that Holland have to build a statue to honor the courage of that gay family, which took the Turkish children under its protection. EMISCO

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Movie on prophet Mohammed

Press Release: Movie on prophet Mohammed After the release of a short incendiary movie; Innocence of Muslims, which stupidly and wrongly depicts the Prophet Mohammad as a sex-crazed sadist prone to acts of unspeakable violence, a womanizer, pedophile, and homosexual, and Islam as violent, dangerous and a cancer. The movie has caused wide spread demonstrations in many Muslim countries, resulting in violence against western embassies and tragic loss

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Forum for Future of European Democracies and Muslim Communities

Press Release - Forum for Future of European Democracies and Muslim Communities “European Muslims gather in Turkey to discuss their future” Strasbourg, 11 May 2012 The Forum for Future of European Democracies and Muslim Communities, addressing in specific European Muslims and their future, co-organized by EMISCO and COJEP International, was held in Istanbul on 10-11 May 2012 with the kind hospitality of Istanbul Commerce University’s EU Center.

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Europe’s reality today

Press Release Europe's reality today                                                                                                            Strasbourg, 23 May 2011 Far-right party members attack Muslims in Bulgaria and rightwing Danish Minister proposes to sort out immigrants after ethnicity and culture. Many people in the western world get

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