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RISE OF RADICAL ISLAM IN GERMANY

BY: MARTIN ZINK SOURCE: HTTP://SHEIKYERMAMI.COM/2012/05/21/THE-TRANSFORMATION-OF-AN-ORDINARY-MAN-INTO-A-JIHADIST-CANTAKE-PLACE-SO-RAPIDLY-THAT-IT-IS-HARD-TO-IMAGINE/


Muslim Population in Germany •  Anywhere between 4 and 4.5 Million •  Almost 2,000 different Muslim communities •  72% Sunni, 7% Shia, 14% Alevite •  Close to 4,000 adhere to Salafism •  130 believed to be a threat to national security •  Additional 59 are German followers (Gohel)

Gohel, Sajjan M. United States. Combating Terrorism Center at West Point USMA. Germany Increasingly a Center for Terrorism in Europe. 2011. Web. <http://www.ctc.usma.edu/posts/germany-increasingly-a-center-for-terrorism-in-europe>.


Muslim Population by state Schleswig-Holstein Hamburg

Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

Bremen

Brandenburg

Niedersachsen

Berlin Sachsen-Anhalt Nordrhein-Westfalen Sachsen

Thüringen Hessen

Muslim Population Rheinland-Pfalz

Total 4,300- 34,400

Saarland

34,400.01 - 90,300

Bayern

90,300.01 - 172,000

Baden-Württemberg

172,000.01 - 442,900 442,900.01 - 713,800 0

62.5

125

713,800.01 - 1,423,300 250 375

±

500 Kilometers


Location of Mosques within Germany Schleswig-Holstein Hamburg

Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

Bremen

Brandenburg

Niedersachsen

Berlin Sachsen-Anhalt Nordrhein-Westfalen Sachsen

Thüringen Hessen

Mosques in Germany Muslim Population

Rheinland-Pfalz

Total 4,300- 34,400

Saarland

34,400.01 - 90,300

Bayern

90,300.01 - 172,000

Baden-Württemberg

172,000.01 - 442,900 442,900.01 - 713,800 0

62.5

125

713,800.01 - 1,423,300 250 375

±

500 Kilometers


Kernel Density of Mosques within Germany

±

Schleswig-Holstein Hamburg

Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

Mosques_in_Germany

Bremen

Mosque Density

Brandenburg

Niedersachsen

High Density

Berlin Sachsen-Anhalt Nordrhein-Westfalen

Medium Density Sachsen

Thüringen Hessen

Low Density Muslim Population

Rheinland-Pfalz

Total

Saarland

4,300- 34,400 Bayern

34,400.01 - 90,300

Baden-Württemberg

90,300.01 - 172,000 172,000.01 - 442,900 442,900.01 - 713,800 713,800.01 - 1,423,300 0

60

120

240

360

480 Kilometers


Raids of June 2012 Schleswig-Holstein Hamburg

Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

Bremen

Brandenburg

Niedersachsen

Berlin

> ! Berlin Sachsen-Anhalt Nordrhein-Westfalen > !

Solingen

> ! Köln ! Bonn > > !

Kassel

> !

Leipzig

Sachsen

Thüringen Hessen > !

> !

Frankfurt am Main

Raids against Mosques

Muslim Population

Rheinland-Pfalz

Total 4,300- 34,400

Saarland

34,400.01 - 90,300

Bayern

90,300.01 - 172,000

Baden-Württemberg

172,000.01 - 442,900 442,900.01 - 713,800 0

62.5

125

713,800.01 - 1,423,300 250 375

±

500 Kilometers


•  These following groups were affected by the raids: •  •  •  • 

Millatu Ibrahim e.V. – Banned Einladung zum Paradies – Dissolved/Under Investigation Die Wahre Religion – Under investigation DawaFFM – Under investigation

•  Pierre Vogel •  Ibrahim Abou Nagie •  Abu Talha


SOURCES

Sources Used Mosque GPS Data: http://www.moscheesuche.de/moschee/ poi/downloadPOI?execution=e1s2 Total Numbers of Muslims in Country: http://de.statista.com/ statistik/daten/studie/72321/umfrage/entwicklung-der-anzahlder-muslime-in-deutschland-seit-1945/ Muslims by State: http://www.bmi.bund.de/cae/servlet/ contentblob/566008/publicationFile/31710/ vollversion_studie_muslim_leben_deutschland_.pdf


Islam in Germany