A German court has cleared the way for a murder trial to proceed against the only surviving member of a neo-Nazi group. Beate Zschäpe is charged with helping to kill 10 people, most of them of Turkish descent.
The neo-Nazi group National Socialist Underground is accused of committing 10 murders around Germany. But that's not all. At the NSU trial in Munich, the proceedings are now focusing on the 2004 Cologne bombing.
Germany's well-organized neo-Nazi scene is merging with the anti-Islamization PEGIDA movement. They've become an integral part of the group's weekly marches - and they appear to be tolerated by organizers.
The PEGIDA rallies in Germany put the international spotlight on the country's deep social divisions. However, those following the country's music scene have long been tuned into the political tensions.
Germany's government has approved draft legislation that aims to crack down on crimes with racist motivations. The measure comes in response to law enforcement's failure to stop a neo-Nazi murder spree.
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