Police officers cordon off the street in front of the Midnight shisha club in Hanau. Photo: AFP Police officers cordon off the street in front of the Midnight shisha club in Hanau. Photo: AFP
Police officers cordon off the street in front of the Midnight shisha club in Hanau. Photo: AFP
Germany

After mass shooting, Germany revisits hate speech, gun control debates

  • Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday said there were multiple clues that the suspected Hanau gunman had been motivated by the ‘poison’ of racism
  • Driven in part by a rise in immigration, popular support for far-right groups is growing in conjunction with a shift away from the political mainstream

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Police officers cordon off the street in front of the Midnight shisha club in Hanau. Photo: AFP Police officers cordon off the street in front of the Midnight shisha club in Hanau. Photo: AFP
Police officers cordon off the street in front of the Midnight shisha club in Hanau. Photo: AFP
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