Right-wing extremists have started spreading fear and panic as a reaction to the refugee crisis in Germany. In some places, like the state of Saxony, it is slowly becoming normal to see a rise in acts of hate and violence.
The US president had been under growing pressure, including from within his own party, to condemn right-wing extremist groups. His new comments came two days after he said all sides were to blame for the violence.
A new report has found some 750 right-wing extremists in Germany own guns legally. Meanwhile, refugee-related attacks with weapons more than doubled from the previous year.
Nearly every day, there are attacks on the few foreigners in Poland. The opposition blames the country's ruling right-wing nationalist party, whose leaders rarely dissociate themselves from racist violence.
August 24, 1992, marked a dark day in Germany's postwar history as right-wing extremists attacked a refugee home in Rostock-Lichtenhagen. Twenty-five years on, experts met in Berlin to assess how far Germany has come.
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