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Austrian Neo-Nazi Sentenced to 9 Years

Posted January 11th, 2013 at 6:15 am (UTC-5)
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An Austrian court has convicted a well-known member of the far-right to nine years in prison for propagating Nazi ideology online, in violation of the country’s strict anti-Nazi laws. Gottfried Kuessel, who had been arrested in April 2011, was sentenced late Thursday in Vienna. Two convicted accomplices were given lesser sentences — seven years and […]

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Germany Seeks Public Help in Neo-Nazi Probe

Posted December 1st, 2011 at 5:35 pm (UTC-5)
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German authorities have asked for the public’s help in their investigation into a neo-Nazi group suspected of killing 10 people since 2000. The head of the federal police investigation on Thursday asked Germans for information on anyone connected with the far-right National Socialist Underground . The official says more than 400 officers are currently working […]

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New Arrest In German Neo-Nazi Probe

Posted November 24th, 2011 at 9:30 am (UTC-5)
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German police have arrested another man suspected of supporting the neo-Nazi group National Social Underground , which is believed to have killed 10 people since 2000. The 32-year-old man, identified only as Andre E., was arrested Thursday near the eastern city of Potsdam. He is believed to have been involved in the production of a […]

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German Politicians Pledge to Fight Neo-Nazis

Posted November 22nd, 2011 at 4:05 pm (UTC-5)
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The German parliament has condemned a wave of neo-Nazi killings and the failure of police to stop a years-long murder spree that targeted immigrants and left at least 10 people dead. All members of parliament, in a rare show of cross-party unity Tuesday, rose to express remorse for the country’s failure to protect the immigrants […]

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Germany to Launch National Registry of Neo-Nazis

Posted November 16th, 2011 at 6:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Germany is launching a national registry of neo-Nazis similar to a list of Islamic extremists put in place after September 11th, 2001. Interior Minister Hans-Peter Frederich said the new registry will hold information gathered from police and intelligence agents from across Germany. The announcement of the new list comes as authorities open a fresh investigation […]

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German Authorities Probe Killings Linked to Neo-Nazis

Posted November 14th, 2011 at 4:30 pm (UTC-5)
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The German government is reportedly taking a fresh look at a decades-long killing spree that targeted immigrants, most of them of Turkish origin. It has been alleged that the killing of nine shopkeepers, all but one of them with Turkish roots, has links to Germany’s far-right neo-Nazi party, the NPD. The other victim was of […]

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German Authorities Probe Killings Linked to Neo-Nazis

Posted November 14th, 2011 at 3:15 pm (UTC-5)
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The German government is reportedly taking a fresh look at a decades-long killing spree that targeted immigrants, most of them of Turkish origin. It has been alleged that the killing of nine shopkeepers, all but one of them with Turkish roots, has links to Germany’s far-right neo-Nazi party, the NPD. The other victim was of […]

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