🇩🇪 Should Muslims in Germany 🇨🇩 An 'electoral coup' in the Democratic 2 days ago   02:40

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Should practising Muslims in Germany pay a tax to their faith?

That's a question one of the country's leading liberal Muslims is asking. Seyran Ates is seeking to put her faith on the same level as several other religions in Germany.

Germans officially registered as Jews, Catholics and Protestants have for decades paid what's called a Church or Worship Tax, the money is then given to the leadership of their faiths.

Now, one leading Christian Democrat politician says Muslims should be brought into this arrangement to free them from the influence of foreign states.


Al Jazeera’s Dominic Kane explains.

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Karl-Heinz Konopek
Yes every religion must pay taxes,
Unapologetic Infidel.
Considering all the trouble they're bringing in.... YES.
Gamini Abeysinghe
Germany is one of the most sophisticated European nations . but now Germany has been bastardized by theses parasitic jews and these uncouth migrants. so it`s a disgusting phenomenon
Jesus the Crusader of Islam
They should pay !!!
Ankh Morpok
This mosque tax proposal is being raised to push back against Turkish control of German musques. The Turkish Diyanet National religious authority also finances Turkish mosques in Germany and controls recruitment of imans and what is preached in the Kutba.

Why should German mosques be taking orders from an authoritarian foreign government which is in opposition to Germany in so many ways?
The Blasphemous Infidel
Yes they should ! synagogues as well.
YAHWEH
Audhubillah, liberalism has no place in Islam
Freedom Fighter
Someone should ask her from where had she gotten this practice? This is not what Islam teaches us, she might probably has gotten some fund from those who wants to change the exact practice of Islam, women must stand at the last line behind the men inside the Masjids, no one has the right to change any single geuine teachings of Islam.
Malahat
This Sayran is Shaytan. ..there shouldn't be any taxes ...!Zakat is not a tax Zakat is paying money for Umma ....not "government"
Sakinah Hur
I love America, which all religious organizations can arrange their entities as non-profit organizations and be exempt from a lot of taxes...

Parishioners help to pay for the existence of religious entities which stand to be places of worship for others and an important escape from the world which is hard and tough...

With Peace Sakinah 🌹
Sakinah Hur
Peace be unto you...
Of course, I heard that other religious organizations pay these types of taxes in Germany...

Considering that Germany is a Christian country...
A jizyah is fair...

Islamic countries demand religious taxes called jizyah and there is no way around that Islamic principle and it is Shari'a...

Without watching this video and from the title alone I made my decision and I am a convert Muslimah hijabi in America...

May Allah ( SWTA ) Bless and Guide us all to the Straight Path and Keep us on the Straight Path
Summa Amin Bedthni Allah

With Peace Sakinah 🌹
G.SINGH KHALSA
Yes, they must instead of should.
icarus sea
Can't help but wonder why they insist to live in Europe while their belief clearly despise infidels.
Melania Trump
Yes all immigrants should pay a head tax say 100,000 Euro's at least if not more.
Malacath
They should tax every muslim
Amin
Im from Germany
They want our money but they dont give us our Religion freedom like jews and Christian..

In their laws there are " freedom of Religion "
Just phrases
mr thompson m
This is hitler policy in disguise
mr thompson m
How stupid out s worship tax on Jews and Christians and gays too
Waryaa Wariiri
It is called zakat and sadaqa, which is mostly voluntary. Next question.
Rational being Citizen of the Earth
Religion is your right and not duty... no to religious tax.... voluntary contributions enough...
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