The right-wing AfD broke off talks with Germany's Central Council of Muslims on Monday. DW's Jaafar Abdul Karim explains why the incident could negatively impact German Muslims.
German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere has said having a Muslim holiday in the country is conceivable. The idea sounds revolutionary, but actually already exists in some parts of the country.
In its election campaign, the far-right Alternative for Germany plays on fears of Islam and Muslim criminality. Will that lead to a backlash at the polls? DW looks at the tricky political situation of German Muslims.
An alliance of German Islamic organizations has surveyed the country's main political parties on a range of issues they say concern Muslims, from refugee policy to circumcision. All the parties answered – except one.
Alexander Gauland, the top candidate for the right-wing populist Alternative for Germany, has told DW there should be a clear path for repatriating migrants. Accepting refugees is not in Germany's interest, he said.
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