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.
A recent anti-Islamization demonstration in Dresden that made a point of avoiding right-wing symbols drew thousands. Now, the PEGIDA movement is spreading to other cities, fueled by worries of Islamic radicalism.
The western German city of Cologne has seen thousands march in a peaceful demonstration against xenophobia and right-wing extremism. The march comes amid worries of rising anti-immigration sentiment in Germany.
As protests over discrimination and police brutality rage on in Ferguson, many people in Germany are asking themselves whether racism exists in the German justice system. After the NSU murders, some have lost faith.
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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