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Extreme right-wing violence in Germany

Christoph Rojahn

Extreme right-wing violence in Germany

the political and social context

by Christoph Rojahn

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Right-wing extremists -- Germany -- Political activity.,
  • Political violence -- Germany.,
  • Terrorism -- Germany.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 24-25).

    StatementChristoph Rojahn.
    SeriesConflict studies -- 292, Conflict studies -- no. 292.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination25 p. :
    Number of Pages25
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16609171M

    Wiesbaden (AFP) In Hesse, more right-wing extremist acts of violence have been registered in the past year than in the year Also in the areas of left-wing extremism and extremism with foreign reference, there has been an increase in violence, said the Hesse Interior Ministry on Wednesday in Wiesbaden on the occasion of the Presentation of the constitution protection report with.   The radical right-wing in Germany is getting stronger. This new German radical right is led by mostly educated young men. How can there be such a rise in radical right-wing in in Germany. Literature on Right-wing and Vigilante Terrorism. by Eric Price. Monographs, Edited Volumes, Non-conventional Literature and Prime Articles published since NB: some of the items listed below are clickable and allow access to the full text; those with an asterix [*] only have a clickable table of contents.   The most recent example of right-wing violence occurred shortly before 6 p.m. on Sunday, when a small group of leftist protesters gathered along with journalists and photographers near a Munich restaurant where AfD members were celebrating wins they achieved in state elections in German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s home state of Mecklenburg-West : Huffpost Germany.

      This statistic shows the number of politically motivated criminal offences and acts of violence with a right-wing extremist background in Germany from to


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Daniel Koehler has written an important and timely book on a critical dimension of terrorism studies that lamentably has received insufficient attention: extreme right-wing violence in Europe. His focus on Germany sheds light on the motives, networks, aspirations and the threat posed by this small, but ambitiously lethal and stubbornly persistent entity.

Extreme right-wing violence in Germany: the political and social context Author: Christoph Rojahn ; Research Institute for the Study of Conflict and Terrorism.

Right-wing violence in Germany has risen sharply, with 48 extreme acts of violence registered in — up from 28 the previous year — including six racially motivated murder attempts. Figures from the annual report Extreme right-wing violence in Germany book the protection of Germany's democratic constitution, Author: Paola Tamma.

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Daniel Koehler has written an important and timely book on a critical dimension of terrorism studies that lamentably has received insufficient attention: extreme right-wing violence in Europe. His focus on Germany sheds light on the motives, networks, aspirations and the threat posed by this small, but ambitiously lethal and stubbornly.

The right-wing threat in Germany is increasing in violence, as the recent rallies and demonstrations in the eastern German cities of Chemnitz and Köthen have made clear.

Adding to the danger is the fact that right-wing activists are now closely linked, from football hooligans to neo-Nazis to Pegida and the far-right party AfD. In this collection, senior experts explore all aspects of extreme right wing political violence, from the nature of the threat, processes of engagement, and ideology to the lessons that can be drawn from exiting such engagement.

Further, right wing activism and political violence are compared with Jihadi violence and engagement. Also, the European experience is placed within a greater. Right-Wing Extremism in Germany and the Underrepresentation of Women Over the last few decades, Neo-Nazi and other extreme right-wing organisations have grown in popularity, particularly amongst the youth.

In many regions, but especially in the Eastern part of. In this collection, senior experts explore all aspects of extreme right wing political violence, from the nature of the threat, processes of engagement, and ideology to the lessons that can be drawn from exiting such engagement.

Further, right wing activism and political violence are compared with Jihadi violence and engagement. A bizarre case involving a German officer and a planned terrorist attack has drawn attention to an alarming problem: right-wing extremism within the German military.

A German lieutenant posed as a Author: Bethany Allen-Ebrahimian. "The number of xenophobic and radical right-wing attacks in eastern Germany is distressing," Iris Gleicke, the government's commissioner for eastern Germany, stated right off the bat.

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Violence and Terrorism from the Far-Right: Policy Options to Counter an Elusive Threat Author: Daniel Koehler Extreme right-wing violence and terrorism are a growing threat to Western societies. This form of political violence is also quite elusive and differs from others (e.g.

jihadist violence) in File Size: KB. Nea violent rightwing extremists are living in Germany, the chief of the country’s domestic intelligence service, which is investigating the murder of a pro-refugee politician, has. The reasons why the dark sides of society express themselves particularly persistently in authoritarian, exclusionist and extreme right-wing tendencies in Germany may well be historical (see Rüsen, ; Wehler, ), but a separate paper would be needed to discuss by: 1.

Books on the Far Right. Inside Organized Racism: Women in the Hate en Blee. University of California Press. US sociologist Kathleen Blee is a pioneer in the study of the far right in general, and the role of women within the US far right in particular. Her work is defined by remarkable access to far right activists as well as exceptional reflection on the challenges of.

Database on Terrorism in Germany: Right-Wing Extremism and Jihadism. One of the core GIRDS projects is the ‘Database on Terrorism in Germany’ (DTG) currently available for right-wing extremism’ (DTG rwx) and Jihadism (DTG-JI).As the most comprehensive collection of qualitative and quantitative data regarding German right-wing and Jihadist terrorism so far the project allows for unique.

“Nowhere else in Germany has seen as many cases of extreme right-wing violence as Saxony. In recent years there have been incidents in Dresden, Heidenau, Bautzen, Freital, Meissen What is happening at these demonstrations is an attack on our democracy and our rule of law,” warned former Social Democratic MP and former East German Wolfgang.

Lehr speculates that the lack of serious attention to right-wing terrorism, even when it is exposed by incidents like uncovering a long standing terror cell in Zwickau in Germany, is explained by the supposed lack of any revolutionary threat to existing institutions by right-wing terrorism.

A moments reflection will reveal how shortsighted that is. The mood in Germany has been darkened this summer by a series of violent episodes blamed on refugees who fled to Germany and Europe and on right-wing extremists angered by the flow of million.

German right-wing extremists planned 'hunt' of migrants: reports A police report seen by German media has found that extreme right protesters explicitly tried to violently chase down foreigners. Experts, activists, youth and staff from the global network of Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung submitted their recommendations for films and books that take you on a critical journey through right-wing extremism and violence that is rising in the societal mainstream of Europe and the United States.

With right-wing violence erupting in places like Charlottesville and Quebec City, and with a new generation of extreme right activism coming to the fore, there is a need to better understand how.

InFederal German intelligence repor right-wing extremists, including 5, neo-Nazis. In the same report, 15, crimes committed in were classified as far-right motivated, compared to 18, in ; these crimes included acts of violence in compared to in   Authorities say the country has experienced a disturbing rise in extreme-right-wing violence in recent years.

The Federal Criminal Police Office (BKA) said in a report released last week that politically and racially motivated crimes by the far right hit a record high of more t in   MI5 is to take the lead in combating extreme rightwing terrorism amid mounting fears that white supremacists are increasing their efforts to foment violent racial conflict on Britain’s streets Author: Vikram Dodd.

Germany Has a Neo-Nazi Terrorism Epidemic Mainz and the author of a prizewinning book about right-wing terrorism in Germany, says that in Germany Author: Peter Kuras.

Causes Economy. German economist Armin Falk et al. wrote in a article that Right-Wing Extremist Crime (REC), which includes anti-foreigner and racist motivations, is associated with unemployment rates; as unemployment rates increase, REC also increases.

A paper argues that right-wing terrorism increases with economic growth, seemingly due to its proponents often being people who. Although the German far-right movement historically has been extremely violent—officially, 69 right-wing attacks between and caused 75 casualties, though civil society watchdogs counted up to deaths—this widespread use of non-clandestine political violence can be seen as extraordinary.

57 Currently, there are no extensive and. Germany: Increase in extremist right-wing violence By Martin Kreickenbaum 18 March Last year again saw more extreme-right-wing motivated crimes in Germany than the year before. The past decade has witnessed a steady increase in far right politics, social movements, and extremist violence in Europe.

Scholars and policymakers have struggled to understand the causes and dynamics that have made the far right so appealing to so many people―in other words, that have made the extreme more mainstream.

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On June 2,German politician Walter Lübcke was shot in the head at point-blank range for his controversial stance on refugees. The murder suspect is a right-wing extremist. Other German.

Shootings In Germany Kill 10; Police Suspect Far-Right Extremism "Racism is a poison. Hate is a poison," German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Thursday, as evidence pointed to the gunman being.

Her books include Blood and Culture: Youth, Right-Wing Extremism, and National Belonging in Contemporary Germany. "This is a necessary book for anyone wanting to better understand the rituals and strategies being used in far-right cultures as they attempt to bring xenophobic, fascistic ideologies to the mainstream.".

According to a report on political violence from Germany’s domestic intelligence agency, the Verfassungsschutz, or the BfV, there were 1, acts of extreme rightwing violence in Germany.

In this collection, senior experts explore all aspects of extreme right wing political violence, from the nature of the threat, processes of engagement, and ideology to the lessons that can be drawn from exiting such engagement.

Further, right wing activism and political violence are compared with Jihadi violence and engagement.4/5(6). BERLIN -- The eastern German town of Chemnitz, Saxony, has been the site of violent far-right protests, sparked by rumors, false information and anti-foreigner sentiment since : Sarah Hucal.Right Wing Violence in North America classical ideological continuum from extreme right-wing groups, such as the Ku Klux Klan, the Order, the Aryan Nations, and the Christian Identity Movement.

The arrests come as Germany confronts both an increase in violence and an infiltration of its security services by far-right extremists. vowed late last year to step up the fight against right.