A right extremist attends a neo-Nazi rally on June 17, 2012 in Dresden, eastern Germany.(ROBERT MICHAEL/AFP/GettyImages)
A right extremist attends a neo-Nazi rally on June 17, 2012 in Dresden, eastern Germany.
(ROBERT MICHAEL/AFP/GettyImages)

Far-Right Views Rising Fast in East Germany

November 14, 2012  •  From theTrumpet.com
New statistics give a powerful warning about Germany’s response to a dangerous world.
 

The number of east Germans with far right or xenophobic views has increased dramatically over the past two years, according to a report published by the Friedrich Ebert Foundation on November 12. The percentage of east Germans with a “cohesive far-right world view” has more than doubled—from 6.6 percent to 15.8 percent since 2006—with most of the increase coming in the past two years. Meanwhile, in west Germany that percentage has fallen from 9.1 to 7.3.

“This trend is alarming,” the report states.

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