Heiko Maas

German justice minister calls for judicial crackdown on fake news

German Justice Minister Heiko Maas on Sunday called on prosecutors and the courts to pursue criminal investigations against those who disseminate fake news on the internet.

Report: Minister says Cologne attacks must have been coordinated

German Justice Minister Heiko Maas believes that the attacks on women in Cologne on New Year's Eve were organized, according to comments in Sunday's edition of the Bild newspaper.