STRASBOURG – the Radical imams and other haatpredikers are on a European list, so that they are on the radar to remain if they move to another EU country. The European Parliament voted on Wednesday (474 112) with this and other recommendations from the final report of the special commission that the anti-terrorism policy in Europe has been scrutinized.
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EU countries such preachers need a systematic screening, and information about them exchanged. The parliament calls on the European Commission, by law, to regulate. Many member states ‘haatimams’ already in the holes, but lose them sometimes out of sight if they leave the country.
The parliament also supports the arguments for a stronger role of Europol and other EU agencies in the fight against terrorism. Strict controls at the border, with use of a variety of databases are a part of. Furthermore, the bewaringstermijnen for communication European have to be equalised.