Waving flags and banners emblazoned with ‘Rapefugees Not Welcome’ crowds of right-wing activists weaved their way through the city of Leipzig, demanding action from the authorities following the Cologne assaults.
But the peaceful protest turned to chaos as a mob wearing masks split from the sea of activists before rampaging through the city throwing fireworks, breaking windows and vandalising buildings, police said. Continue reading
Two containers intercepted by authorities at the southern port were packed with 18,000 fireworks, 5,200 commando knives, 5,500 tasers, 4,300 tasers concealed in flashlights, 1,000 swords and several thousand other “cold” weapons. Continue reading