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Police raid neo-Nazi youth group

The Local · 21 Dec 2010, 15:55

Published: 21 Dec 2010 15:55 GMT+01:00

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Authorities carried out dawn raids in five cities on members of the "Young Nationalist Democrats" (JN), whose activities and slogans bear "clear parallels" to the banned neo-Nazi organisation HDJ, police said. They searched apartments in Oranienburg, Ludwigshafen, Bad Dürkheim, Heidelberg and Osnabrück.

"Various blatantly right-wing extremist documents belonging to IG Fahrt & Lager were found during the searches," the police said in a statement. "The searches were intended to stop the upcoming national year-end camp."

The HDJ, whose names translates as "German Youth Loyal to the Homeland," ran

Hitler Youth-style camps teaching children as young as six that foreigners and

Jews were a threat to the nation. Authorities banned the group in March 2009.

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The state Office for Criminal Investigation in Hannover warned there was a danger that the JN would break laws at their planned get-together, including incitement to racial hatred and wearing banned uniforms.

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18:05 December 21, 2010 by DinhoPilot
Looking at the pictures look like a place where people share superior ideals and morals. They are afraid the "auslanders" will corrupt their traditions and customs and destroy their society... children are pulled into the scheme to brainwash them of the upcoming "auslanderpocalypse" that is going to occour and they way is prepare for this kids to become "leaders" and "save" the "declining" german culture and society.

I would not be suprise if in 5 or 10 years there was a remergence of nazism publically but I think would be necessary that social and economic conditions of the majority of people declined. It's there but its hidden...

I agree that they have the entire right to defend their culture and nation, to limit immigration, to kick out fundamentalists, etc... etc... But I never understood this fixation with "superiority or supremacy thingie."

Oh well there isn't nothing that can be done about (maybe someday scientist will say it genetic, since it intellegence can be why not this...)

Now I understand why is important to keep the germans busy at all times!
20:21 December 21, 2010 by Lachner
I think that being concerned with the negative effects that uncontrolled immigration and the decay of a country's cultural traditions and overall well-being is perfectly fine and understandable. Nonetheless, I completely disagree with the "Aryan Supremacy" ideology of the Neo-Nazis in Germany, since there is no one human race, society, culture, religion or country that is the best among all others. We are all humans of the Earth and we all have flaws. I sure hope that Germany never sees the day that a Nazi party will regain control of the country. That would be terrible for humanity and especially for this beautiful country that I now temporary call my home.
09:11 December 22, 2010 by ngwanem
are people simply dumb or i don't get? all humans are immigrants even the neo-nazis? from time in aniquity, this piece of land they call "vaterland", wasn't inhabited by them. following migration from the east, their ancestors settled here and today they behave as if it is their divine right to live exclusively here!

the german government has to address a lot of social problems grappling the society but that should not be an excuse for a ragtag bunch of people, to assemble and repeat the same storyline that about 60 years ago plunged the world into darkness. everyone is a child of the world and deserve to be everywhere... we came, saw, settled in the world and we shall quit it one day. you don't take the world along with you, when you die!
09:33 December 22, 2010 by HollyMacarony

I thought only muslims are dangerous... aren't muslims responsible for Two World Wars and the Holocaust??? GUESS NOT!
10:17 December 22, 2010 by lordkorner
Don't you just love the up to the minute photo to accompany this piece.
11:49 December 22, 2010 by Slimtots
thank you ngwanem!
13:03 December 22, 2010 by hanskarl
Looking at the pictures after reading the caption I have to do any number of double takes. The individuals in the picture do not look at all like the NN adults we have seen in the past. Are we sure the Local has not harvested this picture from some other source only to make well some other meaning group look bad?
17:49 December 23, 2010 by Wise Up!
At least they weren't teaching them homosexuality, or that Christians are intolerent or islam.......
06:22 December 28, 2010 by GeeAitch
It really is time that Germany allowed full democracy for the first time in the country's history.

German's are mature enough to cope with it, and don't need the State to ban this or that philosophy, flag, T-shirt and so on.

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