islamism : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • n  a fundamentalist Islamic revivalist movement generally characterized by moral conservatism and the literal interpretation of the Koran and the attempt to implement Islamic values in all aspects of life
  • n  the monotheistic religious system of Muslims founded in Arabia in the 7th century and based on the teachings of Muhammad as laid down in the Koran
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  • The Specter of Xenophobia Stalks Europe
    The specter haunting Europe isn’t communism or Islamism — it’s xenophobia. Far right nationalists are on the march from the fringes to the heart of the continent. Click here for the rest of the article...
    June 20, 2013 - The Forward

  • Ian McEwan in New York Times
    Mr. McEwan said, "As soon as a writer expresses an opinion against Islamism, immediately someone on the left leaps to his feet and claims that because the majority of Muslims are dark skinned, he who criticizes it is racist."
  • Karel De Gucht in FOXNews
    We don't have any precise information about the involvement of Islamists, but we have to note that the province of Hadramut is know for its Islamism and its extremist groups,Belgian Foreign Minister Karel De Gucht said.
  • Chris Huhne in The Guardian
    Chris Huhne, the Liberal Democrat home affairs spokesman, said: "The Prevent programme alienates and marginalises Muslim communities, and exacerbates racist bias and ignorant views." "Everyone wants to combat radical Islamism but that should...

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