The Hessian NSU files published by the "ZDF Magazin Royale" according to their own statements obviously correspond to the original according to the assessment of the left. "They seem to have been transcribed completely and with the same content," said the left-wing spokesman for domestic affairs in the Hessian state parliament, Torsten Felstehausen, on Saturday of the German Press Agency.
The texts were placed next to each other and compared. The MPs would have had access to the original files in the state parliament's investigative committee.
An official confirmation of the authenticity was still pending on Saturday afternoon: the State Ministry of the Interior, the State Criminal Police Office and the State Office for the Protection of the Constitution in Hesse initially did not comment on the process.
Left faction: "The public can form their own opinion"
It is shameful for the black-green state government in Hesse that it did not follow the petition of more than 130,000 people for the release of files, but that leaks from investigative journalists were needed, he said. The left faction fought for the publication for a long time.
"Above all, the failure of the State Office for the Protection of the Constitution is in there - that they had a lot of information and were obviously not able to put a picture together." According to the left-wing faction, it is a devastating way of dealing with references to right-wing terror.
NSU files published
The "Ask the State" platform and Jan Böhmermann's "ZDF Magazin Royale" published Hesse NSU files classified as secret on Friday. According to the cover sheet, the retrievable document is a final report on the examination of files in the State Office for the Protection of the Constitution in Hesse in 2012. The report is dated November 20, 2014.
The "National Socialist Underground" had been able to murder through Germany for years without being recognized. The victims of the right-wing terrorists were nine traders of Turkish and Greek origin and a German policewoman.