They had bought a plot of rural land to set up a separatist far-right community in the state of Thuringia.
Ethan Melzer enlisted in the military in 2018 and a year later allegedly joined the Order of the Nine Angles.
“This will hurt them, but it won’t destroy the networks.”
Both organizations are the targets of absurd conspiracy theories among the far-right.
Dresden is known as a hotbed for right-wing extremism.
“There has never been a case like this in the history of [modern Germany]”
The far-right is going global.
Neo-Nazi propaganda, podcasts, and audiobooks continue to exist on YouTube. Even when alerted to their existence, the platform demonetized and removed some features from them, but did not delete the videos.
Major online neo-Nazi meeting grounds are being nuked by hosting sites that want nothing to do with connections to militant white nationalists. Meanwhile, several of them have regrouped on Twitter.
After a civil rights backlash, Facebook will now treat white nationalism and separatism the same as white supremacy, and will direct users who try to post that content to a nonprofit that helps people leave hate groups.
TikTok, which is mega popular with children and teens, has a problem with blatant, violent white supremacy and Nazism.
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