Construction of German mosque is halted after right-wing activists hammer ten giant crosses into building site

Right-wing extremists in Germany have hampered the construction of a mosque by erecting ten large crosses at the site.

The group, planted the wooden structures in the small village of Marbach, near Erfurt, in the central eastern state of Thuringia, in early March.

The owner of the site has said he plans to take legal action against the activists, named as ‘Citizens for Erfurt’.