- On 2021-10-24
- In News
German police halt armed far-right vigilantes on Polish border
Weapons seized after call from far-right party for members to prevent migrants from entering country
German police say they have stopped more than 50 far-right vigilantes armed with pepper spray, a bayonet, a machete and batons who were trying to patrol the Polish border to stop migrants from entering the country.
The vigilantes were following a call by the Third Way, a far right-party with suspected links to neo-Nazi groups, for its members to stop illegal crossings near the town of Guben on the German-Polish border.