Germany: 3 fold increase in right wing attacks

Taking aim at refugee lodgings in Germany, there has been a three fold increase in racist attacks on lodgings since 2013 bringing the total number to 150.

Germany: 3 fold increase in right wing attacks

World Bulletin / News Desk

Latest statistics show that 431 people have been injured as a direct result of attacks by right wing extremists in Germany last year.

The Germany Interior Ministry has said in response to a question from Left wing BundestagVice President Petra Pau said that crimes committed by right extremists amounted to 10,541 charges with 496 attacks, with the ministry confirming 431 injured.

Out of 5,056 suspects, 96 were placed under observation and 5 were arrested. Refugees lodgings were targeted, and last year in comparison to 2013, the attacks increased 3 fold, to 150. Crimes committed by right-wing extremists were on record as 11,761. In 2013, 574 attacks organised by right-wing extremists resulted in 561 people being injured.

Güncelleme Tarihi: 13 Şubat 2015, 16:36