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Tysk frykt for islam
Nesten trefjerdedeler av befolkningen i Tyskland frykter utbredelse av islam, viser en ny meningsmåling. En knapp majoritet i den føderale hovedstaden Berlin sier nei til å forby minareter, viser en annen ny måling.
A poll by Infratest dimap for public broadcaster ARD showed a third of those asked expressed great concern that Islam was growing too quickly in Germany. Thirty-nine percent were still worried about Islam’s impact on society, but to a lesser degree. Only 22 percent said they had no problem with the religion.A separate survey for daily Berliner Morgenpost and broadcaster RBB showed, however, that a majority in the German capital did not support banning the construction of mosques with minarets as Switzerland did following a recent referendum on the issue.Fifty-three percent of those Berliners surveyed rejected slapping such restrictions on Muslim houses of worship, whereas 40 percent supported such a move. Seven percent had no opinion on the matter.