Opposition against Islam in Europe

Posted May 4, 2011
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  1. Ayaan Hirsi Ali

    Ayaan Hirsi Ali


    Ayaan Hirsi Ali (born Ayaan Hirsi Magan, on 13 November 1969) is a Somali-born Dutch-American dual citizen activist, author, and politician. She is critical of female genital mutilation and Islam, and supportive of women's rights and atheism.

  2. Oriana Fallaci

    Oriana Fallaci


    Oriana Fallaci (29 June 1929 – 15 September 2006) was an Italian journalist, author, and political interviewer. A partisan during World War II, she had a long and successful journalistic career. Fallaci became famous worldwide for her coverage of war and revolution, and her interviews with many world leaders during the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s.

  3. Jean-Marie Le Pen

    Jean-Marie Le Pen


    Jean-Marie Le Pen (born 20 June 1928) is a French politician who led the National Front party from its foundation in 1972 until 2011.

  4. Geert Wilders

    Geert Wilders


    Geert Wilders (born 6 September 1963) is a Dutch politician and the founder and leader of the Party for Freedom (Partij voor de Vrijheid – PVV), which is a political party in the Dutch parliament. Wilders is the Parliamentary group leader of his party in the Dutch House of Representatives. In the formation in 2010 of the Rutte cabinet, a minority cabinet of VVD and CDA, he actively participated in the negotiations, resulting in a "support agreement" (gedoogakkoord) between the PVV and these parties, but withdrew his support in April 2012, citing disagreements with the cabinet on proposed budget cuts. Wilders is best known for his criticism of Islam. Wilders' views regarding Islam have made him a controversial figure in the Netherlands and abroad, and since 2004 he receives permanent personal protection by armed bodyguards.

  5. Afshin Ellian

    Afshin Ellian


    Afshin Ellian (born 27 February 1966 in Tehran, Iran) is an Iranian-Dutch professor of law, philosopher, poet, and critic of political Islam. He is an expert in international public law and philosophy of law.

  6. Jörg Haider

    Jörg Haider


     Jörg Haider  (26 January 1950 – 11 October 2008) was an Austrian politician. He was Governor of Carinthia on two occasions, the long-time leader of the Austrian Freedom Party (FPÖ) and later Chairman of the Alliance for the Future of Austria (Bündnis Zukunft Österreich, BZÖ), a breakaway party from the FPÖ.

  7. Oskar Freysinger

    Oskar Freysinger


    Oskar Freysinger (born 12 June 1960 in Sierre) is a Swiss politician of the Swiss People's Party.

  8. Natalie Rickli

    Natalie Rickli


    Natalie Simone Rickli (born 19 November 1976 in Winterthur) is a Swiss politician of the Swiss People's Party.

  9. Filip Dewinter

    Filip Dewinter


    Philip Michel Frans "Filip" Dewinter (born 11 September 1962) is a Flemish politician in Belgium. He is one of the leading members of Vlaams Belang, a right-wing Flemish nationalist and secessionist political party. This party is the ideological and juridical successor of the Vlaams Blok, which, lacking legal personality, was indirectly condemned and fined for racism in 2004 in a trial against three moral persons that constituted the Blok's financial hardware. Together with Hugo Coveliers of the VLOTT party, Dewinter formed a list cartel for the city elections of Antwerp on 8 October 2006.

  10. Lars Vilks

    Lars Vilks


    Lars Endel Roger Vilks Lanat (born 20 June 1946) is a Swedish artist, Doctor of Philosophy, and activist who garnered fame and notoriety for his drawings of Muhammad, which resulted in at least two failed attempts by Islamic extremists to murder him. He is also known for his sculptures, Nimis and Arx, made entirely of drift wood, and the small area where the sculptures are located which was proclaimed by Vilks as an independent country, "Ladonia".

  11. Melanie Phillips

    Melanie Phillips


    Melanie Phillips is a British journalist, author and public commentator. She started on the left of the political spectrum, writing for The Guardian and New Statesman. During the 1990s she moved to the right, and currently writes for The Times, Jerusalem Post and Jewish Chronicle, covering political and social issues from a social conservative perspective. Phillips defines herself as a liberal who has "been mugged by reality."

  12. Alan Craig

    Alan Craig


    Alan Craig is the leader of the Christian Peoples Alliance party and a former councillor in the London Borough of Newham for Canning Town South.

  13. Karen Gerbrands

    Karen Gerbrands


    Karen Gerbrands (born August 29, 1967 in The Hague) is a Dutch politician and nurse. As a member of the Party for Freedom (Partij voor de Vrijheid) she was an MP from June 17, 2010 to September 19, 2012. She focused on matters of health care policy and food safety. From March till June 2010 she was a member of the municipal council of The Hague, and once again from March 27, 2014.

  14. Sylvia Flückiger-Bäni

    Sylvia Flückiger-Bäni


    Sylvia Flückiger-Bäni (born 1 June 1952) is a Swiss politician, a member of the Swiss People's Party.

  15. Ulrich Schlüer

    Ulrich Schlüer


    Ulrich Schlüer (born 1944) is a right wing Swiss politician, member of the Swiss People's Party of the canton of Zürich. Schlüer studied History and German language at the University of Zürich, receiving a PhD in 1978. He married in 1970 and is the father of four children.

  16. Christian Waber

    Christian Waber


    Christian Waber (born 7 May 1948) is a Swiss politician, member of the Federal Democratic Union of Switzerland. He was born in Waldkirch.

  17. Jasmin Hutter

    Jasmin Hutter


    Jasmin Hutter (b. 11 June 1978 in Altstätten) is a Swiss politician of the Swiss People's Party, of which she is vice-president.

  18. Walter Wobmann

    Walter Wobmann


    Walter Wobmann (b. 21 November 1957 in Entlebuch) is a Swiss politician of the Swiss People's Party.

  19. Lukas Reimann (Swiss politician)

    Lukas Reimann (Swiss politician)


    Lukas Reimann (born 18 September 1982) is a conservative Swiss politician. Reimann is member of the Swiss People's Party (SVP) and a National Council. He resides in Wil in the Canton St. Gallen. In 2004, at the age of 21 years, he was elected to the Council of States (Kantonsrat) for the Canton of St. Gallen. At the 2007 federal elections, he was elected to the Swiss Parliament (National Council of Switzerland). At the age of 25, he was at the time the youngest MP in the federal parliament. A fluent speaker of English, Reimann stood out early for fighting for a citizen's initiative with the aim to prohibit minarets in Switzerland. Reimann himself rates his own positions as radical-libertarian.

  20. Roeland Raes

    Roeland Raes


    Roeland Raes (born 4 September 1934) is a Belgian politician, a former senator for and vice president of the political party Vlaams Blok. Raes took a dr. iur. (J.D.) at Ghent University.

  21. Eric Bonjour

    Eric Bonjour


    Éric Bonjour (born 1973 in Switzerland) is a Swiss politician of the Swiss People's Party.

  22. Magdi Allam

    Magdi Allam

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    Magdi Cristiano Allam (Arabic: مجدي علام‎ Maǧdī ʿAllām; born April 22, 1952), is an Egyptian-born Italian journalist and politician, noted for his criticism of Islamic extremism and his articles on the relations between Western culture and the Islamic world. Allam converted from Islam to Christianity during the Vatican's 2008 Easter vigil service presided over by Pope Benedict XVI.

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