Rostock-Lichtenhagen riots

23 Aug

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rostock-Lichtenhagen_riots

Rostock-Lichtenhagen riots
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Lichtenhagen in relation to Rostock
“From August 22 to August 24, 1992 violent xenophobic riots took place in the Lichtenhagen district of Rostock, Germany; these were the worst mob attacks against migrants in postwar Germany. Even though stones and petrol bombs were thrown at an apartment block where asylum seekers lived, no one was killed. At the height of the riots, several hundred militant right-wing extremists were involved, and about 3,000 neighbourhood onlookers stood by, applauding them . . . . . . .”

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