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Left-wing politically motivated offences

In the area of left-wing politically motivated crime, 5,620 (2014: 4,424) criminal of-fences with an extremist background were recorded, out of which, 1,608 (2014: 995) were violent criminal offences.

The number of violent criminal offences with a left wing extremist background that were directed against the police and security authorities increased dramatically to 1,032 (2014: 623). Moreover, the number of violent criminal offences against actual or supposed right-wing extremists increased to 833 (2014: 367). In the category "Violent criminal offences against the State, its institutions and symbols" the trend is the same with a total of 572 (2014: 326) registered offences in 2015. In 2015 there were eight attempted homicides motivated by left-wing extremism (2014: seven).

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Cyber attacks controlled by intelligence services

Cyber attacks controlled by intelligence services

DOI: May 2018
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2017 Annual Report on the Protection of the Constitution (Facts and Trends)

2017 Annual Report on the Protection of the Constitution (Facts and Trends)

DOI: July 2018
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How can I identify extremists and members of foreign secret services within my environment? - Important information for refugees in Germany

How can I identify extremists and members of foreign secret services within my environment? - Important information for refugees in Germany

DOI: March 2018
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2016 Annual Report on the Protection of the Constitution (Facts and Trends)

2016 Annual Report on the Protection of the Constitution (Facts and Trends)

DOI: July 2017
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DOI: January 2017
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DOI: January 2017
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