In Germany, the number of politically motivated crimes in 2020 peaked since the start of statistics in this area in 2001, Deutsche Welle reports.
In 2020, Germany registered 44,034 politically motivated crimes, and 3354 of them were violent. It is 2,500 more crimes than the previous anti-record in this area, set in 2016 - a year after starting the crisis caused by a massive influx of refugees into Germany.
Besides, the Ministry of the Interior of the Federal Republic of Germany indicates that the data on the number of politically motivated crimes in 2020 can still be adjusted upward, taking into account the processing of the latest data.
According to the Ministry of Internal Affairs, most politically motivated crimes - about 23,400 - were committed by right-wing radicals.