Thursday, January 26, 2017

German Anti-Semite Charged With Plotting to Attack Jews and Police

German federal prosecutors say they’ve charged a second man with suspected involvement in a far-right extremist group that wanted to attack police, asylum-seekers and Jews. The 51-year-old German man, identified only as Thiemo B. in accordance with privacy regulations, was charged Thursday with breaking weapons laws and helping to form a terrorist organization. The man was picked up Wednesday in a series of raids along with the alleged ringleader, a 66-year-old who has been charged with incitement. Prosecutors say Thiemo B. possessed explosives, weapons and ammunition that were seized as evidence. A total of seven people are under investigation on suspicion they founded a network on social media last year to organize attacks. Authorities say there’s no indication that concrete plans for attacks had already been made.

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