Germany deports radical Islamic cleric to Egypt

26th July 2005, Comments 0 comments

26 July 2005, NUREMBERG, GERMANY - Authorities in Germany Tuesday said they have deported a radical Islamic cleric to his native Egypt.

26 July 2005

NUREMBERG, GERMANY - Authorities in Germany Tuesday said they have deported a radical Islamic cleric to his native Egypt.

The unidentified imam was placed aboard a plane to Cairo at Munich airport on Monday evening, said authorities in the southern state of Bavaria.

The Egyptian cleric had been accused of preaching extremist viewpoints during Friday prayers at a mosque in Nuremberg.

He became the 14th suspected Islamic radical to be deported from Bavaria since last November.

DPA

Subject: German news

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