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A small German town tricked Neo-Nazis into marching against themselves

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Neo-Nazis in a small German town unwittingly raised 10,000 euros for an anti-extremist charity Neo-Nazis in a small German town unwittingly raised 10,000 euros for an anti-extremist charity
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The small German town of Wunsiedel plays host to an annual Neo-Nazi march that, despite counter-protests and petition signatures, still draws the group to the town. This year, the group Rechts gegen Rechts (Right against Right) turned the march into a clever fundraising campaign.

Rechts gegen Rechts asked the townspeople and local businesses to sponsor the marchers and donate 10 euros for every meter walked, with the proceeds going toward an anti-extremist charity to help people safely escape from extremist organizations like the Neo-Nazis.

And the marchers didn't find out about it until after they were marching. 

The Neo-Nazis raised 10,000 euros for a Neo-Nazi opt out program called EXIT Deutschland, and turned the march into an event that Rechts gegen Rechts described as "Germany's most involuntary walkathon."

Watch video of the even above. 

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