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First Look German court declines to ban Nazi-like political party

Germany's Constitutional Court ruled on Tuesday that far-right National Democratic Party (NPD) bore similarities to Adolf Hitler's Nazi party, but opted not to ban it, saying that it was too weak to endanger democracy.

Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters

On Tuesday, a top German court opted not to ban the country's far-right National Democratic Party (NPD). The NPD has suspected neo-Nazi connections, but attempts to ban the party outright have failed on multiple occasions.

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