The funeral ceremony for Fatih Saracoglu, Gokhan Gultekin, and Sedat Gurbuz was held in Hanau, near Frankfurt, the scene of the terror attack.
A 43-year-old German man shot to death nine people in the Frankfurt suburb on Wednesday before apparently killing his mother and himself.
The German government has shown a new level of engagement with Muslims, but calls for a “German Islam” and mosque taxes raise questions about Germany’s future plan for the Muslim minority, and what role the German Islam Conference will play.
Eyup Sultan Mosque, run by Turkish-German Muslim association DITIB, has become the fourth mosque of Turkish Muslim community attacked within a week in Germany.
The four imams are accused of spying for Turkish intelligence on suspects allegedly linked to a failed attempt to overthrow the Turkish government last year.
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