Neo-Nazi Bands (Germany)
Subject: Political/Economic/Social Opinion, Language
Artist: Various neo-Nazi bands
Confronting Bodies: German police, the Federal Crime Office
Dates of Action: March, 2004
Location: Across Germany
Description of Artwork: Internet music files of bands whose lyrics may incite racial hatred against Jews and foreigners.
The Incident: German police raided the homes of 300 people suspected of posting neo-Nazi music files on the internet for others to download.
Results of Incident: Inciting racial hatred is punishable by imprisonment in Germany.
Source: The New York Times