Far-right groups in Sweden and other Scandinavian countries are gaining ground. There are growing calls from their ranks for a Nordic revolution. And they are not afraid to use violence to support these racist views.
Most of the arrest warrants have been issued for theft, fraud, verbal insults and traffic offenses linked to the right-wing scene.
Three Chelsea fans were rejected from a game in Prague on Thursday night after racist singing in a bar. The Blues have long struggled with a right-wing faction among its support, but the problem goes beyond West London.
Following a series of racist incidents across European football, Manchester City forward Raheem Sterling has demanded points deductions for clubs. But Germany's "fan projects" believe there is a better way.
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.
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