According to the 2011 official report by European Police "Europol"
, only 3 incidents of "Islamist Terrorism"
has happened in Europe in 2010. The only casualty was the suspected suicide bomber in one of those three. All three attacks failed.
In the same year, 179 persons were arrested in the EU for offences related to Islamist terrorism, which shows that more arrests are made for reasons other than the direct preparation of attack, including propaganda.
In the same time, separatist terrorism remains the most frequent. In total in 2010, 160 attacks
carried out by separatist, mainly in France and Spain. In France with 84 separatist, and "zero"
Islamist attacks, 94 Islamists
were arrested compare to 123 separatists. Later 14 Islamist were convicted compare to 26 separatist.
In the UK, 40 terrorist attack are reported, all carried out by "Northern Irish and Republican terrorist groups"
. UK does not categorize them as separatist.
In this edition of the show PressTV asks the following question: Why are Muslims blamed more for terrorism?