Sunday, February 21, in the city of Bautzen in Saxony, a fire destroyed the roof of the former hotel, brought to a hostel for refugees. According to the police, local residents tried to prevent the fire to extinguish the fire. In the crowd of onlookers who gathered near the burning building, were men who did not hide his joy and khlopusha his hands.
Two people were detained by police for refusing to obey.
The victims and injured fire was not. Until proven that the fire was the result of arson. But the investigation is ongoing and it attracted experts, who usually investigate acts of extremism.
A few days ago in another city in Saxony, the locals blocked the road to the bus carrying refugees.
The foreign Minister of Germany Heiko Maas, as quoted by DW, condemned compatriots who took part in these incidents. He called «the disgusting behavior of those who shamelessly applauded, standing in a burning building.» In his words, «radical speeches are a prelude to physical violence».