The German state of Bremen will investigate Antifa extremists over alleged calls for violence at a recent protest in which the group called for “anti-fascist self-protection”.
A group of 350 far-leftists took to the streets of the city of Bremen on the anniversary of two unsolved arson attacks on the far-left “Freise” youth centre, both of which took place within hours of each other on February 16th, 2020.
According to a report from German tabloid Bild, the far-left activists fired various pyrotechnics as they marched through a central area of the city on Tuesday. Police recorded several legal violations, including of the explosives act and the Wuhan coronavirus restrictions on social distancing.
Investigators also stated that they were launching an investigation into the group that organised the demonstration, “NIKA [Nationalism Is Not an Alternative] Bremen”. The group had posted online and wrote on banners: “We showed the cops a powerful (and