More about anti-Jewish and racist crimes: A "massive Problem" of the right of Minister Seehofer looks on the inside. In Berlin he presented the statistics on politically motivated crime in Germany.
In sum has fallen in the past year, the number of politically motivated offences in Germany to 8.7 percent - but some of the Figures of the crime statistics in the area of hate crime, according to Holger Münch, the President of the Federal criminal police office, "cause for concern". Together with interior Minister Horst Seehofer Münch introduced the Figures in Berlin.
36.062 politically motivated offences, the Federal criminal police office has recorded in the year 2018. For the second Time in a row the number has dropped. In 2017, there were still around 39.500 cases. But The politically motivated crime is still at the third highest level since the introduction of the statistics in the year 2001. More than half of the offences - some 20,400 are assigned to the right of the spectrum. Crimes of the left were almost counted 8000. The remainder of the area of foreign or religious ideology, or it is not unique to you.
The increase in violent offences in the area of anti-Semitism and racism, according to the BKA President Münch worrying.
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A particularly strong increase of crime statistics in the area of hate crime - including anti-Semitism, including: 19.6 percent more anti-Semitic criminal offences were registered, in comparison to 2017. The vast majority of the 1800 cases in the last year was attributable to 89.1 percent of the right-wing scene, such as Seehofer said. "This is a development that must be opposed in our country by all means - both with police tools, as well as in society as a whole", said the CSU politician. Münch, said that there is necessarily any more right-wing extremists, but the radicalism of to take. "That's why we have to be very, very vigilant."