Germany: Rhineland-Westphalia introduces Islamic instruction

“The parliament of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia voted on December 21, 2011, to institute general Islamic religious instruction in the schools.”

German FM: Give Arab Islamic parties a chance

“BERLIN: Germany’s foreign minister says the West must avoid the mistake of assuming that Islamic-oriented parties aren’t compatible with freedom and modernization as it encourages democracy in the Arab world.” *