Many German Muslims ‘Refuse to Integrate’

The Local, March 1, 2012

Nearly every fourth non-German Muslim rejects integration, questions western values and tends to accept violence, according to a study commissioned by the German Interior Ministry and released late Thursday morning.

Interior Minister Hans-Peter Friedrich said the study’s results were worrying, according to in an interview published on Thursday.

“Germany respects the background and cultural identity of its immigrants. But we don’t accept the importation of authoritarian, anti-democratic and religiously fanatical points of view,” Friedrich told the Bild newspaper.

Whoever fights against freedom and democracy will not have a future here, said the minister—a member of the ruling Christian Democratic Union’s sister party, the Christian Social Union.

The survey showed that of Muslims living in Germany who were not German citizens, 52 percent favored integration, while 48 percent “strongly leaned toward separation” and clearly rejected German majority culture.

But when taking into account both Muslims who were German citizens and those who were not, the figure rose to 78 percent in favor of integration, versus 22 percent who favoured a more separatist approach.

The interior ministry’s study, “The Daily Life of Young Muslims in Germany” surveyed Muslims between 14 and 32 who had not become German citizens. It also interviewed several generations of Muslims living in Germany and evaluated television programmes.

There are currently around four million Muslims living in Germany, of which nearly half are German citizens.

The survey also showed that among the 14 to 32-year-olds there exists a “subgroup” of religious extremists who hold anti-western views and are reportedly prepared to use violence.

This group amounts to about 15 percent of Muslims with German citizenship and about 24 percent for Muslims who are not German.

Hans-Peter Uhl, the domestic affairs spokesman of the CDU/CSU faction in the German parliament, the Bundestag, told the Neue Osnabrücker Zeitung that the high number of Muslims who don’t want to integrate is “alarming.”

“Rejecting integration can, but it doesn’t have to, provide fertile ground for religious fanaticism and terrorism,” Uhl said in an article published Thursday. Uhl is calling for non-German Muslims to show proof of their integration.

The study was criticized by the Free Democratic Party, the government’s junior coalition partner.

“I have to wonder that the BMI (Interior Ministry) used taxpayers’ money to finance a study that produces headlines but no findings,” said Serkan Tören, the FDP’s parliamentary faction speaker for domestic politics.

Tören said religious commitment among young Muslims is often an “empty shell” that has nothing to do with actual religious practice but with “provocation and cultural segregation.”

The German-Turkish politician said there is no automatic connection between religion and violence. “Other studies and my personal experience show that.”

Wolfgang Frindte, a psychologist and a key investigator for the study, said its results did not surprise him.

He told news magazine Spiegel Online that the number of Muslims living in Germany who hold radical views is decreasing, as more Muslims distance themselves significantly from Islamic terrorism.

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  • This report is retarded.

    How can a muslim believe in integration if they’re muslim in a Christian Country?  islam’s goal is take-over and it doesn’t matter how it’s done.  Over breeding, infiltrating Politics and Authority (police, etc.), violence, they don’t care because it doesn’t matter, just as long as it’s done.

  • crystal evans

    I hate to say it but those Muslims who refuse  to integrate should be deported back to their countries of origin. I would think that they would be happier in a predominately Muslim country as opposed to a non Muslim one.

    • anonymous_amren

      I think Muslims should be deported to Muslim countries even if they want to “integrate”.

      I don’t think they would be happier in Muslim countries, but they need to fix the problems their religion created instead of coming here.

  • 25 percent of over 5 million people believe this. Think about that. Germany imported, at a minimum, more than 1 million people who reject Germany, reject the Enlightment and its advances and wish to use violence to make Germany an Islamic hellhole.

    Germany really did away with themselves!

    • It was the jews pushing 3rdworld invasions that did germany in

      • The_Bobster

        And now they’re the victims of bias attacks.

  • Hirschibold

    Here is a catchy song that was popular while I was stationed in Germany. “Taliban” by the Turkish rapper Bushido.

    Have a friend translate it for you, if you wish. But you should be able to get the gist. He is basically bragging about his sympathy with the Taliban. He sells millions of records in Europe, and is mainstay of MTV Euro; and just like in America, millions of silly ethno-masochistic whites lap up his message and pay him for his sedition.

  • The only way a Muslim can integrate is by becoming a Christian or atheist. Or some new cult like Wicca etc.

  • “Many German Muslims are refusing to integrate?”  What else is new?

    The bigger scandal is that there are some people who think that integrating non-white Muslims is at all desirable.

  • Frosty_The_White_Man

    Integration would be worse. Open Muslims are easier to identify as the Other.

    • Xanthippe2

      Non-Whites should not be encouraged to intergrate with Whites regardless of religion.

  • Cyb

     and at the center of the lies… is the jew

  • Cyb

    The us has 23% unemployment. There are 4.5 million technology jobs in america. they’ve imported 4 million H-1Bs with fake degrees from India and China to take these jobs. America is a mad house run by jewish bankers hell bent on its destruction. runaway immigration, a free pass to mexican illegals, and endless wars, and bailing out europe.  The time for violence is rapidly approaching when all political solutions will have proven useless

  • This happens all the time. Its a process called ghettoisation. No matter where you go in the word, you will see pockets of Muslims living together and refusing to integrate. Their fear is based on their fear of loosing their culture, their women mixing with kafir men, use of alcohol and other evils of of the world. Unless they come out of this ancient way of thinking, their plight will remain dismal. 

  • Here’s a novel idea: stop immigration.

  • brew730

    Just wait until they have sufficient numbers to stand up to the German government and start taking over the entire country.  Germany will be approaching the tipping point soon.  Then what???  All while the white Germans stand by and will wonder, how did that happen?  Wake up!

  • I agree.  I’m a Segregationist myself.  I don’t want to share my Country with anyone (whites included) who would dare try to change our Culture in any manner.

    Christmas, not “happy holidays”.  What is that?  What “holiday” are they talking about?  I don’t believe in gay marriage (I do believe gays can change ’cause quite frankly, they weren’t born that way no matter how much they believe that) and I don’t believe in allowing atheists to take God out of America.

    I can be very strict when it comes to America.  Not all Europeans belong here.  I know people won’t like me saying that but it’s True.  If you’re here but you can’t be American, you can’t be here. 

  • Carney3

    They’re not German Muslims, regardless of whether they have citizenship papers.  They’re Muslims in Germany.

  • Christopher_Nelson

    This must be a lie. I keep hearing that Islam is a religion of peace.

  • anarchyst

    The koran is a writing in which the later passages take precedence over the earlier passages.   It is not a book of “advice” like the bible. . . the koran is a series of
    “commands” that its “adherents” are bound by. Those who cannot read receive their “commands” from their “imams”.What may have started out as a “religion of peace” (I don’t believe that) has degenerated into a cult of violence.I enjoy talking with muslims that I meet . . . they try to convert me, but I am ready for them . . . when they tell me that islam means “peace” I inform them that “islam”
    means “submission.  Upon further discussion, I bring up the concepts of “taquiya” (lying to the “infidels” to gain tactical advantage) and “dhimmitude” (allowing “infidels” to live as third-
    class citizens without any human rights).  I ask them about the advancements their “culture” has brought to humanity.  The blank looks on their faces speaks volumes.That being said, THERE IS NO SUCH THING AS A “MODERATE” MUSLIM.  Islam is a political system and belief system (religion) rolled into one . . .