Europe is plagued by the very real problems of anti-Semitism. And it is now plagued by dangerous laws meant to combat racial hatred.
Jacob Mchangama is director of The Freedom Rights Project, a human rights think tank based in Copenhagen. He has written and commented on human rights in Foreign Affairs, The Economist, the Wall Street Journal Europe, The Times (UK), BBC World, France24 among many other media outlets. He is the writer and presenter of the short documentary “Collision! Free speech and religion”.
Too often the Western opponents of militant jihad speak up for pluralism and free speech only so long as it’s their rights that are being protected.