The Far Right In Germany
Rosie Goldsmith reports on the rise of the far right in eastern Germany. The National Democratic Party, until recently considered moribund, is winning seats on local councils and in state parliaments. Much of its support comes from hardcore Neo-Nazi brotherhoods and alliances. It is tapping into a general discontent with mainstream politics and targeting depressed local communities of the old GDR with local festivals, rock concerts and youth clubs.