Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

German Judge Takes Stand against Xenophobic Violence

Expand Defendants of the the far-right group "Gruppe Freital" wait for their verdict in a courtroom in Dresden, Germany, March 7, 2018. © 2018 Reuters The judge in a German trial tackling violent right-wing extremism wanted to make one point clear. “You are not the victims here,” he told the defendants in the Dresden courtroom earlier this week. “[The victims] are the people to whom you caused anxiety and horror,” Judge Thomas Fresemann added, referring to the asylum seekers, migrants, and local German politicians who had been the target of violent attacks in the town of Freital, eastern Germany,…

Read complete article
© Human Rights Watch -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter