Jul. 8, 2010

Widespread Support For Banning Full Islamic Veil in Western Europe

The French public overwhelmingly endorses a ban on full Islamic veils in public places, and majorities in other Western European nations surveyed would also welcome such a ban in their countries. In contrast, most Americans would oppose prohibiting Muslim women from wearing full veils in public.

Oct. 30, 2008

Xenophobia on the Continent

(from The National Interest)

Sep. 17, 2008

Unfavorable Views of Jews and Muslims on the Increase in Europe

Growing numbers of people in several major European countries say they have an unfavorable opinion of Jews, and opinions of Muslims also are more negative than they were several years ago. These findings are from a new Pew Global Attitudes Project report, based on data gathered from 24 countries from regions throughout the world, that examine worldwide religiosity and take a close look at Muslim publics’ attitudes toward terrorism, Osama bin Laden, Hamas, Hezbollah and more.

Nov. 20, 2006

Europeans Debate the Scarf and the Veil

Except in France, most Muslim women choose to cover their heads — but many among the general public disapprove

Aug. 17, 2006

The French-Muslim Connection

Is France Doing a Better Job of Integration than Its Critics?

Aug. 10, 2006

In Great Britain, Muslims Worry About Islamic Extremism

Concerns Pre-Date Airplane Plot

Jul. 6, 2006

Muslims in Europe: Economic Worries Top Concerns About Religious and Cultural Identity

Few Signs of Backlash From Western Europeans

Jun. 22, 2006

The Great Divide: How Westerners and Muslims View Each Other

After a year marked by riots over cartoon portrayals of Muhammad, a major terrorist attack in London, and continuing wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, most Muslims and Westerners see relations between them as generally bad.