All the German muslim organisations had a press conference today in which they disapproved the violence in the protest against the so-called "anti-muslim caricatures". Needless to say they disapproved the caricatures as well... This doesn't sound like that big news
, but in fact it is: It's a commitment to the freedom of speech and a democratical handling of things you like or don't like, it's playing the game of peacefully stepping in for your pressure group and bring their needs to the press - and it's the first time ever
the muslim groups in Germany spoke with one tongue. After 45 years of huge mislim minorities in Germany they finally
arranged a press conference together. Sounds like a "Never Say Never" episode :-)
Press statement (in German) on the page of the IMGM
Even the Jewish Council of Germany joins in and supports the German muslims after it's press conference.
(Maybe the latter is even more noteworthy!)