German police investigate anti-Semitic attack on men

German police investigate anti-Semitic attack on men

Anti-Semitism remains a hot topic in the country, as over 6 million Jews were murdered during the Nazi-era Holocaust

Men were beaten in a glass bottleAxel Schmidt / Reuters - 18.4.2018German police said on Wednesday they launched an investigation after two men wearing skullcapes were attacked and insulted in Berlin on Tuesday, an incident amid fears that anti-Semitism is on the rise in Germany.Anti-Semitism remains a sensitive issue in the country as more than 6 million Jews were murdered during the Nazi-era Holocaust.German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the attack was "absolutely appalling" and emphasized that any form of anti-Semitism will be dealt with firmly and decisively, adding: "The fight against these kinds of anti-Semitic excess must be won."Police said they did not know the identity of the perpetrators.Merkel said there was anti-Semitism among German citizens as well as people from Arabic-speaking areas.The two men, 21 and 24, were attacked by three people, police said, and the youngest suffered minor injuries.One of the three attackers hit the 21-year-old with a ...


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