Following the NSU scandal Thüringen’s President for the Protection of the Constitution Stephan Kramer has initiated many changes in the agency. He calls for pressure to be increased on extreme right-wing movements.
Since its founding in 1950, Germany's domestic intelligence agency has been at the center of a number of major scandals, all of which reflected the political atmosphere of the day. Here are the six most infamous cases.
Thuringia's state security agency wants to determine how much the AfD distances itself from right-wing extremism — if at all. The review will be used to later determine whether the party should be put under surveillance.
A recent series of far-right protests made headlines around the world and fueled concern over increasing racism and xenophobia in Germany. DW examines the individuals who helped to organize these rallies.
Police registered dozens of criminal offenses and infractions at Germany's largest neo-Nazi rock concert. Opponents were disappointed that the courts did not stop the event going ahead.
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