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January 12, 2016

Politics and History: Leipzig Becomes Battlefield for Political Violence

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Yesterday’s demonstrations marking the first anniversary of NoLegida/Legida were overshadowed by riots and violence by Neonazis in Connewitz. Shops, restaurants and phone booths were attacked with bricks by right-wing extremists. One building on Wolfgang-Heinze-Straße (extension of Karli towards Wildpark) was set on fire. The police arrested 250 people. Reports of similar incidents in Plagwitz could…

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Looking behind the tolerance slogan

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Photo: Magdalena Lagaleriade >> http://bit.ly/1oDdK3H
Photo: Magdalena Lagaleriade >> http://bit.ly/1oDdK3H

“Refugees are Welcome” used to be a slogan of the Left. Now it is of the Right.

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