The National Socialist Underground (NSU) is a terrorist organization that murdered a total of 10 people in Germany between 2000 – 2007 for racist motives. On July 11, 2018, the court verdict in the NSU trial was read out after more than five years of trial: Beate Zschäpe was sentenced to life imprisonment for ten counts of murder, with a finding of special seriousness of guilt. Neo-Nazi André Eminger is sent to prison for 2 years and 6 months for supporting a terrorist organization. Judge Manfred Götzl ends the NSU trial to the cheers of neo-Nazis.

For the relatives of the victims, for the attorneys for the civil defense, for civil society actors and for numerous people in Germany who are at the mercy of racist conditions, this verdict – like the entire NSU trial as a legal and social event – triggers outrage, sadness and anger. The initiative NSU-Watch write in their press release of 11.07.2018: “This verdict is a slap in the face for the relatives of those murdered by the NSU and the survivors of the NSU terror. Faruk Arslan (Mölln) makes a combative statement on this at the : “If you still think it’s quiet now. Be sure: it is not. And that’s just the beginning!

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We commemorate:
Enver Şimşek, Abdurrahim Özüdoğru, Süleyman Taşköprü, Habil Kılıç, Mehmet Turgut, İsmail Yaşar, Theodoros Boulgarides, Mehmet Kubaşık, Halit Yozgat, Michèle Kiesewetter


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