Germany extreme right under watch amid rise in refugee attacks

Estimates say some 25,000 far-right 'extremists' exist throughout Germany, as attacks on refugees and foreigners rise.

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    The number of violent attacks by the extreme right in Germany is on the rise.

    Targets have included refugee homes and foreign-owned properties and businesses.

    Experts suggest there is a hard core of around 25,000 far-right "extremists" throughout the country.

    Al Jazeera's Dominic Kane, reporting from eastern Germany, looks at what motivates these extremists and how the authorities deal with the threat they pose.


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