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Neo-Nazi Group Terrorizes Kunsthaus Erfurt Opening, Later Released From Police Custody

Eight members of a far-right extremist organization attacked the opening of “Miss Painting” at the Kunsthaus Erfurt on Friday, the institution announced on Sunday. In what sounds like a scene out of a Western, the accused individuals entered the exhibition, shouted a series of Neo-Nazi slogans while throwing beer bottles indiscriminately into the crowd, and brutally attacked members of the Kunsthaus’ staff. Exhibition curator Dirk Tecshner’s nose was broken during his beating. Meanwhile, an unidentified woman had her head smashed into a car hood as she was walking away from the scene with her child. Kunsthaus Erfurt director, Monique Förster, had a full beer bottle broken over her head, though specifics of any resulting injuries have not been reported.