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Germany

German parliamentarian ousted for antisemitism

Stephan Brander, a member of Germany's far-right party AfD, has been ousted of his position as parliamentary committee chair over comments deemed antisemitic.

Thousands take to streets in Germany to protest neo-Nazi rally

As many as 15,000 people took to the streets of Bielefeld, Germany, as a show of strength against a neo-Nazi demonstration held on the 81st anniversary of Reichspogromnacht.

Germany recalls Reichspogromnacht with warning for the present

Germany remembered victims of the Nazi pogrom that heralded the start of the Third Reich's drive to wipe out Jews, at a time when antisemitism is resurgent in the West.

Kippa-wearing man attacked at German fitness studio

Police are investigating a possible antisemitic attack in a fitness studio in the German city of Freiburg, where a man shouting "Free Palestine!" threatened and insulted a Jewish man before spitting on his kippah and throwing it in the rubbish.

German cardinal says antisemitism is an attack on us all

A prominent German cardinal of the Catholic Church has pledged that Jews and Christians will stand together in the fight against rising antisemitism in the country.

German teens under investigation for antisemitic songs after Buchenwald visit

Three teenagers are under investigation for allegedly playing antisemitic songs after a visit to the Buchenwald concentration camp, German police have said.

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