Mr Gabriel wants the proposed crackdown to focus on Salafism – an ultra-conservative branch of Islam based on Sharia law.
SALAFIST MOSQUES MUST BE BANNED
“If we are serious about the fight against Islamism and terrorism, then it must also be a cultural fight.”
He was discussed seven times among security chiefs before the attack – but they decided he did not present a clear and present danger.
Merkel admits Islamist terrorism is the biggest threat facing Germany
She said: “Our values are the opposite of the hate-filled world of terrorism and will prove stronger than it. Together we are stronger.”