Germany Bars US Pastor Terry Jones

Spiegel reports that Pastor Terry Jones will not be allowed to enter Germany in order to “maintain public order,” said a spokesman for the German Interior Ministry. Jones has been supportive of the controversial anti-Muslim video, “Innocence of Muslims,” and became famous in 2010 when he threatened to burn a copy of the Quran. Even without Pastor Jones in attendance, far-right groups, such as Pro Deutschland, still plan to show the video. “For us, this about freedom of art and opinion,” said Manfred Rouhs of Pro Deutschland. 

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