Policemen raid the Millatu Ibrahim Mosque in Solingen, western Germany, on June 14.(Henning Kaiser/AFP/Getty Images)
Policemen raid the Millatu Ibrahim Mosque in Solingen, western Germany, on June 14.
(Henning Kaiser/AFP/Getty Images)

Germany Bans Islamist Group Amid Nationwide Raids

June 18, 2012  •  From theTrumpet.com
Radical Islam is pushing against Germany, and Berlin is beginning to react.
 

German officials launched searches on extreme Islamist groups last Thursday, raiding homes and mosques across the country. The raids resulted in a ban on one Islamist organization, and prompted authorities to open investigations on two others.

Authorities say these groups threaten Germany’s security with their adherence to Islamic sharia law and advocation of violence. “Such an understanding of Islam has no place in Germany,” said German Interior Minister Hans-Peter Friedrich.

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