Six young men are on trial in Berlin for the death of Jonny K, a 20-year-old Thai-German who was attacked and beaten to death on a central plaza last October. The case has caused widespread shock across Germany.
Berlin authorities have seized dozens of apartments and houses they claim are owned by one of the city's Arab crime networks. A new law allows police to confiscate property bought with ill-gotten gains.
Members of the far-right NPD have videotaped themselves "patrolling" Berlin trains. Their call for "protection zones" for Germans has been labeled by authorities as attention-seeking from an irrelevant party.
The impending verdict in Germany's notorious NSU murder trial will not end the work of lawyer Mehmet Daimagüler. The son of Turkish immigrants fights racism in Germany, which he says is "socially acceptable."
The German government has tripled financial compensation for the families of people killed in terror attacks. The payouts will be backdated to include victims of the Berlin Christmas market attack and NSU murders.
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