Hundreds of members of anti-migrant "Identitarian Movement" marched through the streets of Berlin. DW's Jaafar Abdul Karim asked them why they participated.
More than 2,000 people rallied in the western German town of Ingelheim in a demonstration against plans to celebrate the date. The Hitler rally went ahead after organizers got a ban overturned by a regional court.
The far-right AfD insists on subverting the German government's official stance on Crimea. But experts say that has less to do with regional peace efforts than with the spread of populism in Germany.
The carefully planned raids targeted individuals suspected of forming a criminal union in the northeast of Germany. The city of Cottbus, in particular, is known as a hot spot of right-wing extremism.
The alleged shooter in Christchurch donated money to the far-right Identitarian movement in early 2018. The movement, which repeated messages in the killer's so-called manifesto, has denied any link.
© 2019 Deutsche Welle |
Legal notice |
| Mobile version