The German parliament has begun a new investigation into the NSU affair. Even though the Bundestag published a 1,300-page report two years ago, many questions on the neo-Nazi terror group remain unanswered.
In Lüneburg, an unremarkable city in northern Germany, what could turn out to be the last ever Holocaust trial is underway. It will mark the beginning of the end of a torturous, 70-year chapter in the history of the German judiciary.
Reinhard Strecker lives a quiet life now – but he was once feared by ex-Nazis who became top judges and prosecutors in postwar Germany. Ben Knight meets the man who uncovered the German judiciary’s Nazi past.
There has been much talk of a rightward shift in European politics this year, though Germany’s has been relatively mild. Here’s a rundown of the right-wing scene and its influence on Germany’s conservative parties.