Nuremberg, Germany (dpa) – The mayor of the German metropolis of Nuremberg on Tuesday condemned an unsanctioned gathering of neo-Nazis on the Nazi social gathering’s historic rally grounds, including that prosecutors had been contemplating submitting legal costs within the case.
In early February, a bunch of right-wing extremists gathered on the web site with torches with out approval from metropolis officers. On Sunday, video footage of the neo-Nazis rallying in entrance of a residence for refugees prompted a public outcry.
“The prosecutor’s workplace is at the moment wanting into whether or not there’s proof of incitement of the lots,” Maly mentioned, including that holding an unsanctioned rally was a misdemeanour, not a legal offence.
“It is a state of affairs that ought to alarm us – in all of Germany, however particularly in Nuremberg – the truth that individuals are utilizing these symbols in locations like this,” the mayor mentioned.
The Nazis held large-scale propaganda occasions on the Nuremberg rally grounds between 1923 and 1939. Many movies had been made to commemorate them, together with Leni Riefenstahl’s “Triumph of the Will” and “The Victory of Religion.”