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German Vice-Chancellor Calls for Ban on Salafist Mosques; Communities To Be Dissolved

German Vice-Chancellor Calls for Ban on Salafist Mosques; Communities To Be Dissolved

Country: 
Germany
News Date: 
08/01/2017
Sharia Watch
Summary: 

Sigmar Gabriel, the leader of Germany’s Social Democratic Party (SDP) and Vice-Chancellor to Angela Merkel, has taken a hard line on Salafist Islamism in an interview with Der Spiegel. Gabriel, speaking just a few weeks after a Tunisian migrant killed a Polish haulier and drove his lorry into a packed Christmas market in Berlin,  that the country was now locked in a kulturkampf, or “cultural war”.