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31 Aug 2018

Chemnitz on edge after wave of violence

There is uncertainty and fear on both sides, the mayor of Chemnitz has admitted, as the eastern German city remains on edge following a wave of racist violence.

But Barbara Ludwig insisted the city is safe for everyone. Far-right demonstrators, many clad in black, have been attacking foreigners and clashing with police and counter-protesters since the death of a local man who was allegedly stabbed by two migrants.