#Halalchallenge: Racism in the guise of animal rights

The first videos have begun to roll in. On Twitter, the hashtag was momentarily one of the top trending topics in Twitter Screenshot Identitäre Aktion Halal ChallengeGermany, though it was also used by users who were trying to draw attention to the challenge’s racism. The Facebook page already has nearly 4,200 fans.
Groups that oppose Muslim immigration and/or the halal diet have attacked the Facebook pages of supermarkets such as Rewe and Edeka. The companies have reacted defensively. Edeka, for example, posted that only “a few individual sellers” produce their meat products in line with Islamic guidelines. Besides, the chain claimed, none of the products came from animals that hadn’t been sedated before being slaughtered….more: dw.com