Nine accused of German far-right coup plot go on trial

By Tom Sims and Thomas Escritt
Updated May 21 2024 - 10:25pm, first published 10:21pm
Heinrich XIII Prinz Reuss is accused of leading a conspiracy to topple the German government. (AP PHOTO)
Heinrich XIII Prinz Reuss is accused of leading a conspiracy to topple the German government. (AP PHOTO)

A would-be prince, a former judge and parliamentarian, and retired military officers are among nine alleged conspirators to go on trial for a suspected "Reichsbuerger" plot to overthrow Germany's democracy.

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