Crimes committed by far-right people in Germany are on the rise again
AA correspondent compiled the data in the government's responses to the parliamentary questions regarding the crimes committed by the far-right, and in the reports prepared by the Federal Criminal Office.
The number of crimes committed by the far-right increased again in 2022 and was determined as 23 thousand 83. The final report on the subject will be announced in the coming months. It is stated that the number may exceed the record level in 2022.
At least 569 crimes were committed against mosques and Muslims in Germany in 2022.
According to the answers given by the German government to the parliamentary questions, 112 crimes were recorded in the first quarter of 2022, 132 in the second quarter, 174 in the third quarter and 151 in the fourth quarter of 2022 within the scope of anti-Islamic crimes .
It was stated that these were crimes such as inciting the public, injuring, insulting, threatening, damaging property or using unconstitutional symbols .
While 25 people were injured as part of the attacks against Muslims, the mosque was attacked at least 45 times last year, including 9 in the first quarter, 11 in the second quarter, 14 in the third quarter and 11 in the fourth quarter of 2022.
The actual numbers are expected to be higher, as the final report on the subject will be announced in a few months.
In 2022, a total of 2,639 crimes against Jews were committed in Germany .
While 788 crimes were committed in the first quarter of 2022, 692 in the second quarter, 653 in the third quarter and 506 in the fourth quarter, it was reported that 88 of them were acts of antisemitic violence. A total of 31 people were injured in these incidents.
Attacks on refugees on the rise
In 2022, there was a serious increase in attacks on refugee hostels in Germany .
According to government data, there were 121 attacks on refugee homes in 2022.
While 70 attacks against refugee hostels were recorded in 2021, these attacks increased by 73 percent in 2022.
In 2022, there were also 1248 attacks against asylum seekers or refugees outside of their shelters. This number was recorded as 1259 in 2021.