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.
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.
Germany's Interior Ministry says that at least 950 hate crimes were committed against Muslims or mosques in the country in 2017, a newspaper has reported. Thirty-three people were injured in attacks.
A new survey has shed light on the levels of trust Germans have in non-political institutions. Many believe in cops, professors and physicians, but are far more skeptical of insurance companies and managers.
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.
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