The 'Freital Group': German Prosecutors Go After Right-Wing Terrorism

The 'Freital Group': German Prosecutors Go After Right-Wing Terrorism

SPIEGEL ONLINE - April 22, 2016

Local prosecutors in a German state believed a group had sought to intimidate refugees. But federal prosecutors have now taken over the case, accusing members of being part of a far-right terror cell that may have been out to kill. By Steffen Winter more... Comment ]

Neo-Nazi Arsonists: Officials Concerned by Growing Far-Right Networks

Neo-Nazi Arsonists: Officials Concerned by Growing Far-Right Networks

SPIEGEL ONLINE - September 02, 2015

This year has seen a sharply increased number of attacks on asylum hostels in Germany, many of them perpetrated by right-wing extremists. Officials are concerned that neo-Nazi networks may be spreading across the country. By SPIEGEL Staff more... Comment ]


Neo-Nazi Mole: Could the NSU Murders Have Been Prevented?

Neo-Nazi Mole: Could the NSU Murders Have Been Prevented?

SPIEGEL ONLINE - February 27, 2014

For years, Michael von Dolsperg provided German intelligence with information from the neo-Nazi scene. But when the NSU terror trio came to light, his file was shredded. Why? Could details he provided have prevented the murder spree? By Hubert Gude more... Video | Comment ]

Neo-Nazi Terror Trial: Cousin Says Zschäpe Was 'Loving and Nice'

Neo-Nazi Terror Trial: Cousin Says Zschäpe Was 'Loving and Nice'

SPIEGEL ONLINE - November 28, 2013

Neo-Nazi trial defendant Beate Zschäpe's mother and cousin were in court this week to cast light on the alleged terrorist cell member's past. Although her mother refused to testify, her cousin described how their circle had "leaned right" from an early age. more... Comment ]


Neo-Nazi Trial: Terrorist's Mother Offers Little Sympathy to Victims

Neo-Nazi Trial: Terrorist's Mother Offers Little Sympathy to Victims

SPIEGEL ONLINE - November 20, 2013

In two days of testimony this week, suspected terrorist killer Uwe Böhnhardt's mother expressed slight sympathy for the victims of her son's alleged crimes. She also thanked the sole survivor of the neo-Nazi cell on trial for informing the family of his death. By Gisela Friedrichsen in Munich more... Comment ]

'You're the Next!': Did Neo-Nazis Target Ex-Chancellor Schröder?

'You're the Next!': Did Neo-Nazis Target Ex-Chancellor Schröder?

SPIEGEL ONLINE - October 09, 2013

In 2002, the neo-Nazi terrorist group the NSU, which murdered 10 people between 2000 and 2006, made a photo montage of then-Chancellor Gerhard Schröder. It showed the politician wearing a Star of David under the words: "You're the next!" more... Video | Comment ]


The Usual Suspects: Hamburg Police Accused of Racial Profiling

The Usual Suspects: Hamburg Police Accused of Racial Profiling

SPIEGEL ONLINE - September 05, 2013

Residents of an immigrant neighborhood in Hamburg recently took to the streets in protest of what they say is prejudicial policing by local authorities. Are the police guilty of racial profiling? By Özlem Gezer and Maximilian Popp more... Comment ]

'Everyday Racism': Turkish Community Responds to NSU Report

'Everyday Racism': Turkish Community Responds to NSU Report

SPIEGEL ONLINE - August 28, 2013

The Turkish Community in Germany has published a report responding to a series of racist murders authorities failed to detect for years. The paper is intended to complement recommendations put forward by a parliamentary committee. more... Video | Comment ]


World from Berlin: NSU Crime Spree Report Finds 'Devastating' Errors

World from Berlin: NSU Crime Spree Report Finds 'Devastating' Errors

SPIEGEL ONLINE - August 23, 2013

Nineteen months in the making, a panel of German parliamentarians across the political spectrum have released their report on a series of right-wing murders that authorities failed to detect for years. German media say the findings show surprising unanimity, but lack the legislative power to effect real change. more... Video ]

Neo-Nazi Trio: What Have We Learned about the NSU?

Neo-Nazi Trio: What Have We Learned about the NSU?

SPIEGEL ONLINE - August 07, 2013

There are still some 500 witnesses scheduled to take the stand in the largest neo-Nazi trial Germany has ever seen. But things are already looking bleak for the trial's primary defendant, Beate Zschäpe. Her strategy of silence may have to change. By Julia Jüttner more... Video | Comment ]