German police in major crackdown on Salafist Muslims
German police have launched nationwide raids targeting ultra-conservative Islamic Salafists, suspected of posing a threat to public order.
Some 1,000 police officers were involved in searches that took place early on Thursday at Salafists' homes and meeting places in seven states.
A Salafist group called Millatu Ibrahim, based in the western city of Solingen, has been banned.
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