Right-wing extremism: 364 suspected right-wing extremists in safety businesses | EUROtoday

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The Federal Office for protection of Constitution (BfV) has handled 739 instances in a single and a half years during which there have been indications of doable right-wing extremist attitudes and actions in safety businesses. In round each second case (49 p.c), precise indications of efforts in opposition to the free democratic primary order have been discovered, the Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution states in its present report on right-wing extremists within the safety businesses.

“There are only a few cases compared to the more than 384,000 employees in the federal government alone,” mentioned Federal Minister of the Interior Nancy Faeser (SPD). Nevertheless, you will need to look carefully right here. BfV President Thomas Haldenwang mentioned that the great cooperation between state and federal authorities has additionally led to the invention of extremist points that have been beforehand unknown to the Office for the Protection of the Constitution.

Of the overall of 364 workers for whom there have been concrete indications of violations of the free democratic primary order, 175 labored for the federal safety authorities. According to the report, 189 instances have been attributable to the state authorities.

Violent acts are uncommon

According to the data, the most typical varieties of abuse recognized have been extremist statements in social media or chats, politically motivated insults, and contacts with or membership in extremist organizations and events or help for them. Violent acts have been solely observed in just a few instances.

The report covers the interval from July 1, 2021 to December 31, 2022.

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