Nazis

OUT-BRANDING THE NAZIS IN GERMANY

Neo-Nazis in Germany may be unified in their racism, antisemitism and hatred of foreigners. But these days, they do not all look the same. No longer are right-wing extremists all wearing the Thor Steinar clothing brand, or sporting the skinhead look. Observers of the far-right in Germany say that neo-Nazis are increasingly seen with piercings, graffiti-look tops, baggy trousers, mohawk haircuts and other accessories that might have led to them being beaten up by right-wing extremists only a few years ago.

HITLER 'STILL HONORARY CITIZEN IN HIS HOMETOWN'

Late National Socialist German Workers' Party (NSDAP) leader Adolf Hitler is praised as a citizen of honour in the books of his hometown, according to a Green member of the federal parliament (MP). Karl Öllinger said today (Tues) he found out that the constitution of Braunau, Upper Austria, honours the Third Reich dictator in this disputed way 66 years after he committed suicide in Berlin, Germany. Öllinger called on the Braunau Town Hall to get active regarding the issue.

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