Right-wing Extremist Group Banned In Germany

German authorities have issued a ban on a right-wing extremist group and are conducting raids on locations associated with it in 10 federal states, the Interior Ministry said Wednesday.

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The so-called Weisse Woelfe Terror crew is a neo-Nazi organization suspected among other things of involvement in a violent attack on left-wing protesters in 2014, according to Germany’s domestic intelligence agency.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks during a news conference during the G7 summit at the Elmau Castle near Garmisch-Partenkirchen, southern Germany, on June 8, 2015. Germany hosted a G7 summit here on June 7 and June 8. (Xinhua/Zhang Fan) (dzl)
German Chancellor Angela Merkel 
(Xinhua/Zhang Fan) (dzl)

The group’s members are active across the country and started out as part of the skinhead scene, the Verfassungsschutz intelligence agency said in a report in 2008.

Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere was expected to give further details on the case on Wednesday.

Source: GNA

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