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Germany records over 12,600 far-right crimes in 2018

At least 386 individuals were injured in attacks inspired by far-right ideology

Ayhan Şimşek   | 14.11.2018
Germany records over 12,600 far-right crimes in 2018

BERLIN

German police recorded 12,613 far-right crimes in 2018, according to government figures released on Wednesday.

Far-right extremists carried out some 688 violent attacks against foreigners, immigrants or political rivals from January to September this year, the government said in its written reply to a parliamentary question.

At least 386 individuals were injured in the attacks inspired by far-right ideology.

Brandenburg saw the highest number of violent crimes by right-wing extremists, with 77 attacks recorded in the eastern state.

In Saxony, which saw anti-migrant protests recently, the police recorded 75 violent attacks from January to September.


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