Friday, May 11, 2012
German politicians argue about response to Islamic extremism
Islam: Union drängt auf härtere Gangart gegen Salafisten - Nachrichten Newsticker - News1 (AFP - Journal) - WELT ONLINE:
The CDU is pushing for a hard line against radical Salafists. Federal Interior Minister Hans-Peter Friedrich (CSU) has threatened the violent Islamist organization with bans and expulsions, and received support from the CDU. The SPD called for a crackdown on violent criminals. However, the Greens and the Left Party warned about promoting anti-Islamic sentiment in the Nord-Rhein Westfalen (NRW) election campaign.