German Muslim council warns of rise in anti-Islam attacks

A German Muslim leader says that Muslims and mosques are increasingly becoming targets of violence in Germany. He puts part of the blame on the ‘anti-Islamization’ group PEGIDA.

Islamophobia body observes sharp rise in anti-Muslim incidents in FranceViolence and hostile incidents targeting Muslims and mosques are taking place in Germany on a daily basis, according to the chairman of Germany’s Central Council of Muslims, Aiman Mazyek.

“Insults against Muslims, often women with a headscarf, vandalism against mosques and violence against imams have become a daily occurrence,” Mayzek told the online magazine Online Focus in a report published on Saturday.
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