Salafites Hold Benefit Rally For Syria Muslims


Policemen search a Salafite spokesman with a metal detector as... News PhotoBerlin,Civil War,Conflict,Germany,Horizontal,Islam,Metal,Metal Detector - Security,Police Force,Political Rally,Religion,Searching,Spirituality,Spokesman,Syrian Civil War,WarPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Target Presse Agentur GmbhBERLIN, GERMANY - JANUARY 13: Policemen search a Salafite spokesman with a metal detector as Salafites hold benefit rally for Syrian Muslims on January 13, 2013 in Berlin. Two dozen members of 'Pro Deutschland' waited in the centre of Berlin for Salafites, who originally planned to hold a public gathering to raise money for Muslims in Syria, which included prominent speakers such as radical Islamic preacher Pierre Vogel. They then moved the event to a private gathering in Neukoelln district. Salafites are an ultra-conservative group of Muslim sunnis with hundreds of members in Berlin and the area around Bonn and cologne. German authorities are keeping a close eye on the group, espacially since clashes that broke out last year in which Salafite demonstrators attacked police and right-wing counter-demonstrators. on January 13, 2013 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Target Presse Agentur Gmbh/Getty Images)