Iran Condemns Firebomb Attack on Its Consulate in Hamburg

Published 28 April 2022  Authors: Stefan Talmon and Joshua Wirtz 

On the evening of 19 November 2021, unknown perpetrators hurled an incendiary device at the entrance of Iran’s consulate in the northern German city of Hamburg, sparking a fire that was quickly doused. The attack resulted in some damage to the building, but no casualties were reported. Upon being called to the scene by passers-by, the police immediately launched a major manhunt; underground trains were stopped and searched. Two persons were briefly detained but later released when it turned out that they had nothing to do with the attack. (more…)

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