A neo-Nazi group killed eight Turkish immigrants, a Greek citizen, and a German policewoman between 2000 and 2007, in a case that sparked debate about institutional racism and the failures of German security and intelligence organisations.
Far-right offences accounted for more than half of all politically motivated crimes, the highest level since police in Germany started collecting such data in 2001, according to the German interior minister.
Seda Basay-Yildiz and her young daughter were threatened by five German police officers in an anonymous fax message.
The murder of a German-Cuban man played into the hands of the far-right. But what exactly took place in the east German city and what consequences might this have?
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