German Interior Ministry shuts down, raids left-wing Indymedia site for sowing hate

Germany has banned and raided an independent news website popular with left-wing readers. Officials found linksunten.indymedia.org’s “intent and activity contrary to criminal law.”

The site was closed for “sowing hate against different opinions and representatives of the country,” saidInterior Minister Thomas de Maizière, adding that the operation of the site was now “a criminal offence.”

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