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September Today in Terrorism

September 5, 1972: Massacre at Munich Summer Olympics

On September 5, 1972 members of Black September kidnapped Israeli athletes at the summer Olympics in Munich, , eventually killing 11 of them

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Canadian Intelligence Eh! Right-wing extremism

Peter Neumann – What is going on with extremists in Germany?

Episode 102 – Borealis talks with ICSR’s Peter Neumann to get the lowdown on what is happening in Germany.

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Quick Hits Right-wing extremism

Quick Hits 147 – RWE in Germany vs other forms of terrorism

RWE in Germany is bad, but how does it stack up against other forms of terrorism?

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Quick Hits Right-wing extremism

Quick Hits 145 – Who says RWE is worse than ISIS?

Pushing back against the increased hyperbole over the terrorist reality.

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January Today in Terrorism

January 17, 2016: Attack on refugees in Germany

On this day in 2016 a man wearing a swastika-emblazoned helmet and “Hitler moustache” attacked two Afghan refugees on a ski slope in Altenberg, Germany.

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December Today in Terrorism

December 19, 2016: Berlin Christmas market attack

On this day in 2016 an ISIS-inspired Islamist terrorist ploughed a vehicle into a Christmas market in Berlin killing 12 and wounding dozens.

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November Today in Terrorism

November 30, 1989: Red Army Faction assassination of German banker

The Red Army Fraction (aka the Baader-Meinhof gang) assassinated a German banker in November 1989

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November Today in Terrorism

November 1, 2015: Bombing of asylum centre in Germany

Members of a German right wing terrorist group threw firebombs into a refugee centre in Freital in November 2015, injuring one.

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Bombing at Frankfurt Airport (June 19, 1985)

On this day in 1985, the Abu Nidal Organisation was believed to have been behind the bombing at Frankfurt Airport in which 3 people, including 2 children, were killed.

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Today in Terrorism

Solingen Arson Attack: Neo-Nazi attack immigrants in Germany (May 28, 1993)

On this day in 1993, far right ‘skinheads’ in the West German town of Solingen torched a house leading to the deaths of five Turkish women and girls.