German Police Make the Salafist Scene

We keep hearing about the “Salafist scene” in Germany — it sounds like a swinging neighborhood where Islamic hipsters reeking of hookah smoke gather to groove with their jihad buddies and burka chicks.

The following news story describes coordinated police raids on Salafist charities all across Germany. Many thanks to MissPiggy for the translations, and to Vlad Tepes for the subtitling:

Video transcript:

00:00   Raids on Islamist Network in Nine German Federal States
00:04   The police have raided and searched the business premises of organisations
00:07   connected to the Salafist scene in several German federal states, according to
00:10   the people’s federal office for constitutional protection. The main targets of the crackdown
00:13   were the offices of The Worldwide Resistance Help and Ansaar International,
00:17   the Interior Ministry announced. The organisations claim
00:20   to collect donations for humanitarian aid in Gaza,
00:23   Somalia and Syria. There is evidence that the aid
00:27   would especially benefit the Palestinian Hamas organization,
00:31   according to authorities. The US, Israel and Germany
00:34   classify Hamas as a terrorist organization.