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German Neo-Nazi Who Killed Official Walter Lübcke in 2019 Sentenced to Life in Prison

HeadlineJan 29, 2021

In Germany, a neo-Nazi who murdered regional political official Walter Lübcke has been sentenced to life in prison. Stephan Ernst shot Lübcke on the terrace of his house in 2019. Lübcke had been targeted by far-right extremists over his support of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s immigration policies, which opened Germany’s doors to asylum seekers during the 2015-2016 refugee crisis.

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