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Annual Report Germany

134 criminal acts of antisemitic nature in Berlin

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Source: Berliner-Kurier

The Berlin police registered 134 criminal acts motivated by antisemitism. Most of them are characterized by popular incitement (62), followed by vandalism of property (23) and insults (20), in order of recurrence.

Police also recorded five incidents of physical assault to cause injury. The numbers were released for publication by the senate following a parliamentary question by the AfD fraction. This numerical data highlights the current situation and also provides information that can help understand in which districts most of the criminal incidents motivated by anti-Semitism, are being carried out. The Mitte district has a clear lead here in the number of hate crimes perpetrated against Jews, with up to 27 criminal acts having occurred there. It is followed by Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf, with a total of 24 incidents, and thirdly by Friedrichshain- Kreuzberg, which had a record of 19 incidents. And what about information concerning the perpetrators of those acts themselves ? it is known that 36 out of a total of 44 of them carried a German passport.

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