British suspected Islamic terrorist arrested in Germany
A major German security operation targeted “dangerous” Islamist extremists in dawn raids by 850 police officers on 70 mosques, schools and homes across Germany. …
…Hans-Peter Friedrich, Germany’s interior minister, banned one Salafist network, Millatu Ibrahim, for “working against our constitutional order and against understanding between peoples“.
He also announced an investigation into two other networks, Dawa FFM and “The True Religion”, with a view to a seeking additional bans.
“We are ready to defend freedom and fundamental rights in this country and I hope this is understood by those who are of a different opinion,” he said.
The Daily Telegraph understands that the raids followed a discussion of the risk posed by a pan-European network of Salafist Islamists at an EU meeting of interior ministers, including Theresa May, the Home Secretary, last week.