Germany: Over 500 right-wing extremists suspected in Bundeswehr

Some 550 cases of right-wing extremism in the German military are under investigation.


Germany: Over 500 right-wing extremists suspected in Bundeswehr (DW, link):

"Germany's Military Counterintelligence Service (MAD) has said it was investigating 550 Bundeswehr soldiers suspected of right-wing extremism, German newspaper Welt am Sonntag reported on Sunday.

Numerous cases of extremism in the German military and among other security forces have been brought to light in recent years, as the government struggles to contain right-wing extremist threats and violence.

An additional 360 cases of suspected right-wing extremism were registered in 2019, Christof Gramm, the head of MAD, told Welt am Sonntag."

See: Statewatch Analysis: Germany: Shadow army or isolated cases? Right-wing structures in the security authorities

 

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