Germany / 12-09-2012
Ninety Antisemitic incidents in Berlin since January
Ninety incidents of anti-Semitic nature were recorded in Berlin during the first three months of 2012. The Secretary of State Bernard Kromer announced in Parliament on Monday that one third of the incidents had been classified as violent.
Kromer condemned the attacks on Jews in the city. He reported that in addition to the attack on the Rabbi and the school pupils, neighbors attacked a Jewish family with calls of "Dirty Jews".
The majority of incidents recorded in 2012 were linked to the right wing extremists (84) while four incidents were linked to political, xenophobic motives. Sixteen of the cases were solved. 89 anti-Semitic incidents were recorded 2011.