Lina E. is arrested in November 2020 on the charge of being the ringleader of a criminal organisation. The trial becomes one of the biggest against anti-fascists in the last thirty years. On May 31st, the verdict was pronounced. The defence spoke of a staged trial that had already been decided from the beginning, full of gaps and intended to make a political example.

February 19, 2023 marked the third anniversary of the racially motivated terrorist attack in which the perpetrator murdered nine migrant people in the Hessian city of Hanau and then shot his mother, who was in need of care, as well as himself. This act is not an isolated case. On the contrary, it fits seamlessly into the German continuity of racism and misogyny. Our author reports on how society deals with this violence and on militant commemoration.