German police arrested 12 people, who were reportedly planning to attack minorities and politicians defending immigrant rights.
German police, far right He arrested 12 people on the grounds that they were affiliated with a group and were planning an attack on politicians who advocate minority and immigrant rights.
4 out of 12 arrested people were charged with ‘forming an extreme right-wing terrorist organization’, while 8 others were charged with ‘supporting the terrorist organization’.
Federal prosecutors have not provided any information on the area of the arrests.
The suspects are thought to be “trying to launch attacks to politicians, asylum seekers and Muslims to provoke a civil war-like situation”.
In October, two assailants who attempted to attack a synagogue in Halle, in the state of Saxony-Anhalt in eastern Germany, were disabled by the police.
Several top German politicians have also announced that they have received death threats from extreme right-wing groups in recent months.