Far-right protesters gather to march against Merkel’s immigration policies

Far-right protesters in Germany gathered last night for a fresh march against Angela Merkel’s immigration policies, as a prison officer admitted he was responsible for leaking the names of migrants accused of killing a German national.

Crime scene – murder of Daniel H

Saxony state police said they would be backed by reinforcements from five other states and federal police, after being heavily outnumbered by thousands of neo-Nazis, football hooligans and other extremists in marches on Sunday and Monday.

The violence in the former communist East was sparked by the killing of Daniel Hillig, a married carpenter from Chemnitz, and the revelation that the suspects were of Iraqi and Syrian origin.