Some intruiguing information in this piece from Islamonline, with thanks to Nicolei:
BERLIN – Building places of worship is no longer an easy job for Germany’s Muslim minority, already facing a vicious campaign spearheaded by the country’s Christian opposition.
The building of the Grand Mosque in Berlin has been suspended since January after a local court ruled that the mosque officials should give guarantees to the neighbors that construction works would not cause damages to properties, the Berliner Morgenpost newspaper reported on Saturday, April 16….
How about guarantees that violent jihad or the imposition of Sharia will never be preached there?
Under the German constitution, acknowledged Islamic bodies have the right to receive government assistance to establish Islamic centers.
The Berliner Morgenpost’s report came only one day after the Christian opposition pressed for more restrictions on the Muslim
During a parliamentary session on Friday, April 15, the Christian Democratic Union criticized the government for failure in tackling threats to national security posed by “Islamic extremists”.
The opposition party proposed, inter alia, banning their political activities and scrapping their residency permits.
“It is unacceptable to allow foreigners to move between Islamic extremists’ training camps in and outside Germany,” it claimed on its Web site….
Germany’s mass-circulation Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung reported in July that Germans reverting to Islam have risen dramatically in the past few years and are keen on leaving their indelible marks on society.
You bet they are.