Anti-Semitic crime in Germany up, amid uptick in hate crimes


WTOP—BERLIN (AP) — German security officials say the number of anti-Semitic and anti-foreigner incidents rose in the country last year, despite an overall fall in politically motivated crimes. Anti-Semitic incidents rose 19.6% to 1,799 —

Anti-Semitic hate crime rose nearly 20 per cent in Germany last year, the government warned. Data published by Germany's interior ministry revealed anti-Semitic offences last year totalled 1,799 - an increase of nearly 20 per cent. Xenophobic criminal acts jumped a similar amount