Incident Summary:

08/14/2020: Assailants set fire to the Morgen Wird Besser bar in Lichtenberg quarter, Berlin, Germany. There were no reported casualties in the attack. Neo-Nazis claimed responsibility for the incident and graffitied the Star of David and the number 28, which signifies the Blood and Honour slogan, at the scene of the attack. Sources also noted that the bar owner received a threatening phone call saying "I want you to go away" a week prior to the attack.




Western Europe

region/u.s. state:



Location Details:
The incident occurred in Lichtenberg neighborhood.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity Morgen Wird Besser Bar
Specific Description Bar
Nationality of Target Germany
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Incendiary Arson/Fire
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Neo-Nazi extremists Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: E-mail)
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"GERMANY ANTI SEMITISM CRIME," Naver, August 18, 2020.
"Jewish-owned bar torched in Berlin in suspected neo-Nazi arson," Israel National News, August 19, 2020.