Germany bans neo-Nazi group to send 'signal against racism and antisemitism'
October 6, 2023
(JTA) - Germany has banned a neo-Nazi group after raiding the homes of its leaders across the country, in a move the government said "sends a clear signal against racism and antisemitism."
The Hammerskins, a local spinoff of a group founded in the United States in the late 1980s, are accused of promoting criminal activities and of opposing the German constitution. According to a recent report from Germany's Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution, the group was the only the only remaining neo-Nazi organization active nationwide.
"The ban of the Hammerskins Germany is a hard bl...