Germany’s Far Right Gets Their Day in Court

Heinrich XIII Prince Reuss and his lawyers during the trial in Frankfurt, May 21, 2024. Photo credit: Boris Roessler/Pool via REUTERS.

When he was arrested by German federal police in December 2022, the 72-year-old tweed-jacketed Heinrich XIII Prince Reuss may have looked like a harmless old aristocrat. But on May 21, he went on trial in Frankfurt for plotting a coup d’état to topple the German government on what he called “Day X.” In all, three […]