The Neo-Nazi Who Became a Researcher Right-Wing Extremism 'Took Over My Life'

Michael Nattke makes a living researching neo-Nazis in the former East Germany. He knows his topic well -- partly because he was active in the scene himself for seven years. In an interview with SPIEGEL ONLINE, Nattke speaks about his past, his work and his worries about the scene's growing popularity.
Foto: JAN BAUER/ AP
Interview conducted by Birger Menke