Thousands of neo-Nazis took to the streets after the murder of German migrants


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The clashes in the Saxon town of Chemnitz injured 20 people, including two police officers. About this reports Deutsche Welle.

In law enforcement agencies received 43 allegations of criminal offences. Ten cases linked to banned in Germany, Nazi salutes, the others relate to bodily injury, violation of public order and of compliance with the law on holding assemblies. Embassy of the Russian Federation stated that among victims there are Russians, reports TASS.

According to police, 27 August, clashes were six thousand right-wing radicals and a half thousand left, who took to the streets after the murder of German migrants.

The German authorities denounced by right-wing radicals in Berlin. German Chancellor Angela Merkel stressed that the persecution of foreign citizens has nothing to do with the legal state. Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said that right-wing extremism represents a threat to German society, and the need to protect human dignity, democracy and freedom “not only in Berlin, but anywhere in the world”.

On the night of 26 August in Chemnitz in the Southeast of Germany was a mass brawl, during which he was mortally wounded 35-year-old Daniel Hillis, and two were stabbed. On suspicion in murder the police has detained two migrants: the 22-year-old Iranian, and 23-year-old Syrian.

The next day after the murder Hellige in the city centre the far-right staged a rally and demanded to stop the flow of refugees. At the same time the action was performed and the anti-fascists who were dissatisfied with Nazi propaganda. Protesters threw each other firecrackers and bottles.

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