Opponents to the building of Cologne’s great mosque are not ready to give up. On Thursday, August 9th, they invited themselves to a meeting of the city council aimed at discussing the project that makes so much ado in the capital of the Rhine region, that one of Germany’s largest Turkish communities call home. Let’s show the city’s authorities what we think of their prestigious multicultural project! Let’s put an end to this madness! claims Pro-K_ln (_For Cologne’), an extreme-right party that counts five municipal councilors. The party received the support of Austria’s extreme-right party FP_ for its campaign. Cologne is not alone: in Berlin and Munich as well, projects for the construction of mosques are a magnet for fears, and even hatred, of a large part of local citizens.

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