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Germany: Gay men attacked by “Muslim extremists” turn to AfD and forsake Green Party

  • By: Timon Dias
  • “I went outside and saw someone kicking my partner’s head. I was trying to stop him and right at that moment, I got hit from the side,” Karsten recalls about the attack. “I kind of lost consciousness and when I got up again, I thought my partner was dead. He was all covered in blood and he didn’t move at all.”
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    Europol cracks down on 1029 of pieces online terrorism-related content, but doesn’t track down or prosecute creators

  • By: Vincent van den Born
  • During the ‘action days’, Europol promoted a coordinated approach to fighting terrorist propaganda online – which involved training of all law enforcement partners involved. Similar joint actions, involving Member States and Third Parties, will continue to be organised on a regular basis. This is something that is to be welcomed – but do invite a prosecutor or two next time.
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    Twice this week: Popular Dutch conservative politician Thierry Baudet’s home vandalised with paint, vomit and faeces

  • By: Timon Dias
  • In the morning of 7 September, Baudet found out that a “mixture of vomit and faeces” had been stuffed through his mailbox and that his front door and porch were vandalised with paint. That same morning, the action was claimed by the self-proclaimed “Radical Anarchist Feminist Action Front”, whose logo was painted on Baudet’s front door.
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    Germany: Police raid “right-wing extremists'” homes for plotting to kill politicians. Weapons found, no arrests made

  • By: Vincent van den Born
  • Civil servants of the Public Prosecutor’s Office (BKA) and the German Federal Police have raided work and business premises of both men, finding what investigators call a ‘death list’, as well as ammunition and legally procured weapons. Most explosive in the situation, is that one of the men is said to be a police officer. Despite the finds, no arrest was made.
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