As leading German magazine Der Spiegel succinctly put in its headline, "The hate is back" in the land that once saw the rise of a brutal fascist who ignited World War II, Adolph Hitler.
In what appears to be a case of history repeating itself, German nationalists called neo-Nazis are once again asserting their might to protest their government's open-door policy on Muslim migrants coming mostly from Syria.
Various reports said German police are facing the nation's worst period of violence and civil unrest since the days of Hitler's rise to power in the 1930s.
Far right protestors are openly conducting running battles in the street targeting refugees, journalists and liberal politicians in brutal attacks, according to the Daily Express. On Oct. 17, liberal politician Henriette Reker was stabbed in the throat by a neo-Nazi protestor in Cologne, reports said.
The neo-Nazis have organised "lynch mobs" who have been mercilessly attacking migrants in the streets some with the use of baseball bats, the Express reported.
Attacks on migrants have occurred in at least three cities—Pirna near Dresden, Wismar and Magdeburg, outside Berlin.
Der Spiegel likened today's Germany to the time of the Weimar Republic before the outbreak of World War 1 when violence and political chaos led to the rise of fascism and Hitler.
Police recently seized high-powered explosives from neo-Nazi groups which could have been used to carry out major terrorist attacks, reports said.
Once peaceful German communities are bracing themselves from an expected crime wave as migrants seven times bigger in number than that of local villagers have begun moving in, reports said.
Germany is expected to accept up to 1.5 million migrants this year alone.
In the rural village of Sumte, residents said no jobs are available for the migrants, which means each one of them will be entitled to the 500 euros a month granted by the German government as unemployment benefits, the Express reported.
But instead of expressing gratitude for the kindness shown by the government of Chancellor Angela Merkel, some of the Muslim immigrants even have the gall to complain about their housing accommodation, reports said. One ungrateful migrant, who claimed to have fled from the Syrian capital Damascus, even complained that his new home was "boring" since there is "no PlayStation," the Express reported.
Sumte has a population of just 100, but the number more than doubled overnight as more than 100 migrants arrived by bus on Thursday. Some 650 more migrants are expected to enter and stay in the village in the coming days.
German villagers have expressed resentment and outright anger at their government and the migrants, who will get automatic access to housing and other benefits while more than 300,000 Germans will be forced to spend the freezing winter on the streets, the Express reported.
"There are German people sleeping under bridges and the government does nothing to help them but they give everything to the refugees," one villager said.
"We simply can't take in this many. Every day thousands more are coming across the border from Austria. How can we cope with these numbers?" she asked.