Is Islam part of Germany?

The German right wing’s idea to ban mosques would mean forbidding Islam – which is against freedom of religion and has to be fought against by democratic forces, says Farid Hafez, Professor of Islamic Studies, the University of Salzburg.
A branch of the anti-immigrant Alternative for Germany party in Lower Bavaria is proposing to close down mosques across the country. Despite the leader of AfD’s Bavaria-wide federation distancing himself from the plan, many are concerned about the rise of Islamophobia in Germany and throughout Europe.

Hugh Bronson, of the Berlin AFD party branch said he wouldn’t pay too much attention to the idea since it was put forward by a very small group of his party, “a local branch of a local branch.” … read more.