EU Court decision on workplace ban on headscarf legitimises discrimination of Muslim women

Brussels, 14 March 2017 – A decision by the EU Court of Justice backing private sector workplace bans on headscarves seriously undermines the right to equality and non-discrimination of women, a group of anti-racism organisations said today.

EU must address widespread ethnic profiling by police

The European Network against Racism (ENAR), Open Society Justice Initiative and the European Parliament Anti-Racism and Diversity Intergroup (ARDI) are calling on the European Union to address the urgent challenge of ethnic profiling by police forces across Europe—which leads to individuals being singled out for identity checks or searches purely because of their race, ethnicity or perceived religion.

Thoughts on the election of Donald Trump

In an uncertain time, we must emphasize how imperative it is to stand together, united.

The situation for Muslims in Europe is getting worse: Time to act

Brussels, 21 September 2016 – On European Day Against Islamophobia, a coalition of organisations fighting Islamophobia [1] call on EU leaders and decision makers to tackle rising anti-Muslim hatred as a matter of urgency.

Muslim women‪ are the first to pay the price for Islamophobia in Europe

The most significant finding of the report is that Islamophobia is a form of discrimination specifically targeted at women

Malia Bouattia Elected as President of the National Union of Students of the UK

FEMYSO would like to once again congratulate Malia and all elected Vice-Presidents (Shakira Martin, Shelly Asquith, Sorana Vieru, Richard Brooks, and Rob Young) on their successful election campaigns and wish all the success in their roles in bringing real positive change to students across the UK.

Launch of the ADVISE Project

On the occasion of the European Action Week Against Racism, a consortium of NGOs from around Europe is pleased to announce the launch of the ADVISE project: Advocates Against Islamophobia in Education.

Politicians responsibility to combat racism and hate speech

There are constant reports and statistics showing that hate crimes and speech are on the rise, resulting in individuals from minority groups living in fear of harassment and violence.

Call for Participation for the FEMYSO delegation at the EYE 2016

Hey you!

Feel concerned about what's going on in Europe? Want to speak up and let your bright ideas shine through? Then prepare yourself: the EYE2016 is coming in Strasbourg and you'll surely like it!

FEMYSO joins Muslims around the world in mourning Paris attacks

BRUSSELS, Belgium-November 14, 2015 -The Forum of European Muslim Youth and Student Organisations mourns the horrific loss of life in today's attacks in Paris. Media reports confirm that over 128 have been killed and 250 injured in seven separate attacks on the French capital. FEMYSO condemns this heinous act of cowardice and joins calls for a full and swift investigation to take place in order to bring the perpetrators of this crime to justice.