Accused Stephan Balliet sits in the regional court in Magdeburg, Germany before the start of his trial on Tuesday. Photo: dpa Accused Stephan Balliet sits in the regional court in Magdeburg, Germany before the start of his trial on Tuesday. Photo: dpa
Accused Stephan Balliet sits in the regional court in Magdeburg, Germany before the start of his trial on Tuesday. Photo: dpa
Germany

German synagogue attack suspect starts trial with racist rant

  • Stephan Balliet, 28, is accused of shooting two people dead after failing in attempt to storm Jewish place of worship in city of Halle
  • Case has fuelled alarm about rising right-wing extremism and anti-Semitism in Germany, 75 years after end of Nazi era

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Accused Stephan Balliet sits in the regional court in Magdeburg, Germany before the start of his trial on Tuesday. Photo: dpa Accused Stephan Balliet sits in the regional court in Magdeburg, Germany before the start of his trial on Tuesday. Photo: dpa
Accused Stephan Balliet sits in the regional court in Magdeburg, Germany before the start of his trial on Tuesday. Photo: dpa
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