With a large-scale RAID is taken by the police in eight provinces against a suspected violence, the ready-to-Nazi network. In the case of the operation against the Association, calling themselves the “National Social Knights of the Ku Klux Klan Deutschland” (national-socialist knight of the Ku-Klux-clan in Germany), were more than a hundred weapons such as machetes and knives seized, as the lead Prosecutor in baden-informed württemberg, Stuttgart.

The investigation directed against some 40 people, the raids Wednesday were among 17 accused, aged between 17 and 59 years. According to the Prosecutor, members of the planned network-wide their weapons and had “violent fantasies”. All members would have an extreme right-wing sentiments, which, among other things, in a “glorification of Nazism” expressions.

communication the group through social media

The investigators classified the group as a criminal organization. They therefore had well-established structures, to Finance monthly member fees. The communication was done mainly via social media. New members were recruited over the Internet. Searches objects were, among other things, in Baden-Württemberg, North Rhine-Westphalia, Hamburg and Thuringia.

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notes on contacts with other groups of the Ku Klux Klan, there was the previous point in the investigation, according to. This is a racist movement in the United States. Also in Germany there are, according to the findings of the authorities a few extreme right-wing groups, which refer to him.

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According to the reply of the Federal government on a roughly a year old request from the Left in the Bundestag, there were four, two closed groups came to the knowledge of the authorities in social networks, their names being placed in proximity to the Ku Klux Klan near. The government had, therefore, no knowledge about Connections to other associations of the right of the spectrum.

During the search of the 200 police officers were deployed, including members of the special units. They seized more than a hundred weapons. Including machetes, in addition to numerous knives, and swords blank firing and airguns. This includes certificates, membership and contribution lists, as well as T – Shirts with relevant symbols of grouping. The officers secured the computers and mobile phones, in order to evaluate them.

On the track of the Association of investigators of baden-württemberg, land criminal police office through the chat logs she had found on a seized phone. It was about a criminal case due to the using of mark of anti-constitutional organizations.

source: office of the public Prosecutor of Stuttgart

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