Germany / 29-11-2016

Antisemitic crimes during the third quarter of 2016

Source: jurablogs

The Federal Government stated in its response (BT-Dr 18/10331) to the  Parliamentary question of the political group "Die Linke" (BT-Dr 18/10161) that during the third quarter of 2016 three people were injured as a result of politically motivated crimes with antisemitic background.


According to this report, 144 antisemitic crimes were reported from July to the end of September 2016: six violent crimes and 29 crimes involving propaganda offences. According to the response the police have arrested 74 suspects. Those data may still change "according to later reports and amendments (some even significantly).