The End of Tolerance? Anti-Muslim Movement Rattles Germany

Disenchanted German citizens and right-wing extremists are joining forces to form a protest movement to fight what they see as the Islamization of the West. Is this the end of the long-praised German tolerance of recent years?
Von SPIEGEL Staff
Members of the loosely organized "Patriotic Europeans against the Islamization of the West," gather at a major protest in Dresden in eastern Germany on Dec. 8.

Members of the loosely organized "Patriotic Europeans against the Islamization of the West," gather at a major protest in Dresden in eastern Germany on Dec. 8.

Foto: HANNIBAL HANSCHKE/ REUTERS
Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan