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Germany

Stolpersteine in Weimar vandalised with antisemitic messages

“Jews are criminals,” said the messages on the so-called Stolpersteine or stumbling stones, which are embedded in local sidewalks to mark the houses that once belonged to local Jews.

German government published report highlighting the connections between the BDS movement and Palestinian extremism

The report states there are "sufficient indications" that BDS violates the principles of international understanding

Football fans lay wreaths at Dachau to commemorate Nazi victims

Fans from Scotland, Ukraine, Germany, Israel and other nations laid wreaths at the Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site to commemorate victims of the Nazis, vowing “never again” and to use football as a force to unite people.

German court rejects Palestinian groups’ request to block arms exports to Israel

A Berlin court rejected an urgent request to stop the government from approving permits for the export of German weapons to Israel.

German Chancellor dismisses Technische Universität Berlin president as an adviser for liking antisemitic posts on social media

The government's Deputy Spokesperson, Christiane Hoffmann, said: "From the Chancellor's point of view, the allegations against her are serious and have not yet been resolved.”

Holocaust denier Ursula Haverbeck on trial in Hamburg for incitement to hatred

Haverbeck has repeatedly and publicly denied the genocide of European Jews by the Nazis during World War II.

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