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West Germany Clamps Down on Two Neo-nazi Groups

December 14, 1982
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A neo-Nazi group that calls for “the liberation of Germany from American and Russian imperialism” maintains contact with officials at the Libyan Embassy here according to information released by the Interior Ministry of Rhineland Palatinate. The group, which operates in Mainz, publishes a periodical titled “We By Ourselves.” One of the subscribers is Libya’s ruler, Col. Muammar Qaddafi.

West Berlin police, meanwhile, have cracked down on another neo-Nazi group called “German Working Youth.” A search of private flats yielded weapons, ammunition, gas masks and propaganda material. The police took action after a Jewish college student was bound and threatened by three fellow students taking a judos course at the police training center in West Berlin.

The anti-Semitic assault was called “unbelievable” by Heinz Galinski, chairman of the West Berlin Jewish community. He urged action against the penetration of Nazi ideas into the Berlin school system.

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