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Germany: ‘Citizens of the Reich’ refuse to recognise post-war federal state

By France24
21 January 2023   |   12:10 pm
For a long time, few people in Germany took them seriously. But back in early December, around 20 members of a movement called Reichsbürger, or "Citizens of the Reich", were arrested for trying to organise a coup d’état. On December 7, the federal police broke up a far-right group close to the movement, accused of plotting terror attacks, notably against the parliament.

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