German media reported last November that a French court had blocked a Millî Görüş mosque from receiving government subsidies. According to the SWR report:
November 10, 2022: A controversial grant for a new mosque has been stopped by the administrative court. The Islamic community Milli Görüs was to have received 2.5 million euros. The court has seen formal errors in the municipal council’s decision from 2021. In a statement, it said that the city had not respected the conditions for the promotion of cultural sites. On the one hand, because Milli Görüs had applied for funding only years after the start of construction and, on the other hand, because no detailed financial plan was submitted. At the time, however, the dispute over subsidies had also revolved around the fact that Milli Görüs had not signed a certain paper: the Charter of Principles of Islam in France. Likewise, it was about the links with the Turkish government. The Strasbourg prefecture and politicians from the Les Républicains party had called in the administrative court, which stopped the controversial subsidy for the new mosque. [Translated by DeepL]
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The Islamic Confederation Milli Görus (Confédération Islamique du Millî Görüs en France; CIMG) is the French branch of Millî Görüş, a Turkish Islamist movement founded by Necmettin Erbakan, Turkish President Erdoğan’s political mentor. Millî Görüş has called for an end to the secular regime in Turkey. The Global Influence Operations Report (GIOR) has reported on German government assertions that Erdoğan’s AKP party has intensified its relations with Millî Görüş in Germany, CIMG’s rejection of the charter identified above, and on the French government’s effort to halt the subsidies for the mosque.