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1 month ago
Germany politics

Far-right AfD makes gains but fails to win outright in local elections

The far-right German party, AfD, faced setbacks in local elections in Thuringia, potentially impacting its performance in the upcoming European Parliament elections. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Germany news

I always thought immigrant Germans would vote against the far right. I was wrong

Immigrant Germans are considering voting for the far-right Alternative fur Deutschland (AfD) in Germany, a concerning trend for many observers. [ more ]
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4 months ago
Germany news

Germany's AfD: Euroskeptics turned far-right populists DW 03/11/2024

Rise of AfD in German politics amid pandemic, war in Europe, and refugee immigration.
AfD seen as far-right party with increasing support despite radical right-wing stances. [ more ]
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5 months ago
Germany news

Germany's AfD could lose funds for anti-democratic behavior DW 01/22/2024

The Alternative for Germany (AfD) is experiencing high popularity in opinion polls while facing widespread protests against the party.
The German Bundestag is debating how to deal with the AfD, with a motion submitted by three governing parliamentary factions to take a stand against the party's anti-democratic actions. [ more ]
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6 months ago
Germany news

Could a 'fascist' soon head a German state government? DW 01/16/2024

Calls for banning the AfD party have increased due to revelations of secret plans to expel migrants and the party's radicalization.
The AfD is experiencing major success in local, state, and European Parliament elections, with strong support in eastern Germany. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
Germany politics

In Germany, Far-Right Party Rises to 2nd Place in E.U. Election

The right-wing AfD party's significant support in European Parliament elections challenges the German ruling coalition and indicates a rightward political shift in Europe. [ more ]
euronews
1 month ago
Germany politics

Far-right AfD makes gains but fails to win outright in local elections

The far-right German party, AfD, faced setbacks in local elections in Thuringia, potentially impacting its performance in the upcoming European Parliament elections. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Germany news

I always thought immigrant Germans would vote against the far right. I was wrong

Immigrant Germans are considering voting for the far-right Alternative fur Deutschland (AfD) in Germany, a concerning trend for many observers. [ more ]
www.dw.com
4 months ago
Germany news

Germany's AfD: Euroskeptics turned far-right populists DW 03/11/2024

Rise of AfD in German politics amid pandemic, war in Europe, and refugee immigration.
AfD seen as far-right party with increasing support despite radical right-wing stances. [ more ]
www.dw.com
5 months ago
Germany news

Germany's AfD could lose funds for anti-democratic behavior DW 01/22/2024

The Alternative for Germany (AfD) is experiencing high popularity in opinion polls while facing widespread protests against the party.
The German Bundestag is debating how to deal with the AfD, with a motion submitted by three governing parliamentary factions to take a stand against the party's anti-democratic actions. [ more ]
www.dw.com
6 months ago
Germany news

Could a 'fascist' soon head a German state government? DW 01/16/2024

Calls for banning the AfD party have increased due to revelations of secret plans to expel migrants and the party's radicalization.
The AfD is experiencing major success in local, state, and European Parliament elections, with strong support in eastern Germany. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
Germany politics

In Germany, Far-Right Party Rises to 2nd Place in E.U. Election

The right-wing AfD party's significant support in European Parliament elections challenges the German ruling coalition and indicates a rightward political shift in Europe. [ more ]
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www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
Europe politics

EU's far-right parties expel Germany's AfD from their group

The far-right German party AfD has been expelled from the pan-European parliamentary group due to controversies. [ more ]
www.dw.com
1 month ago
Germany news

Right-wing group at European Parliament excludes AfD DW 05/23/2024

The European Parliament's populist right-wing alliance expelled the far-right AfD due to scandals around lead candidate Maximilian Krah. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
Europe politics

EU's far-right parties expel Germany's AfD from their group

The far-right German party AfD has been expelled from the pan-European parliamentary group due to controversies. [ more ]
www.dw.com
1 month ago
Germany news

Right-wing group at European Parliament excludes AfD DW 05/23/2024

The European Parliament's populist right-wing alliance expelled the far-right AfD due to scandals around lead candidate Maximilian Krah. [ more ]
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POLITICO
1 month ago
Europe politics

Alternative for Germany MEPs make last-ditch effort to avoid being kicked out of far-right EU Parliament group

AfD top candidate Maximilian Krah halts EU election campaign due to spy and corruption allegations and controversial Waffen-SS comment. [ more ]
www.thelocal.fr
1 month ago
Europe politics

French far right splits with Germany's AfD in EU parliament

Rassemblement National (RN) distancing from AfD due to SS comments, aiming to maintain image for upcoming elections. [ more ]
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www.thelocal.de
2 months ago
Europe news

Germany raids properties in bribery probe aimed at AfD politician

The investigation targets Petr Bystron, number-two AfD candidate in the EU elections, for bribery and money laundering. [ more ]
euronews
3 months ago
Europe news

Did EU candidate of far-right AfD accept Russian money?

Petr Bystron denies receiving money from a pro-Russian website, calling it a 'defamation campaign.'
Czech authorities possess incriminating recordings but are not releasing them; MEPs seek an urgent inquiry into alleged pro-Kremlin ties. [ more ]
www.dw.com
3 months ago
Europe news

German AfD politician rejects Russian payment claims DW 04/04/2024

Petr Bystron denies taking money from Russian disinformation site.
Bystron faces accusations of being involved with a now-defunct Russian web portal based in Prague. [ more ]
www.thelocal.de
2 months ago
Europe news

Germany raids properties in bribery probe aimed at AfD politician

The investigation targets Petr Bystron, number-two AfD candidate in the EU elections, for bribery and money laundering. [ more ]
euronews
3 months ago
Europe news

Did EU candidate of far-right AfD accept Russian money?

Petr Bystron denies receiving money from a pro-Russian website, calling it a 'defamation campaign.'
Czech authorities possess incriminating recordings but are not releasing them; MEPs seek an urgent inquiry into alleged pro-Kremlin ties. [ more ]
www.dw.com
3 months ago
Europe news

German AfD politician rejects Russian payment claims DW 04/04/2024

Petr Bystron denies taking money from Russian disinformation site.
Bystron faces accusations of being involved with a now-defunct Russian web portal based in Prague. [ more ]
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www.aljazeera.com
2 months ago
Germany news

Court convicts German far-right figure Bjorn Hocke for using Nazi slogan

Hocke fined for using Nazi motto during campaign rally in 2021. [ more ]
euronews
2 months ago
Germany news

AfD classified as 'suspected extremist' organisation after court defea

The AfD party lost the case against being classified as a suspected right-wing extremist organization. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
2 months ago
Germany news

German far-right politician on trial for alleged use of banned Nazi slogan

Bjorn Hocke of AfD faces three years in prison for using banned Nazi slogan. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
3 months ago
Germany news

A prominent German far-right figure charged with second count of using a Nazi slogan

Prosecutor charged AfD leader with Nazi slogan
AfD's radical reputation and Hocke's controversial statements [ more ]
www.dw.com
4 months ago
Germany news

Germany: AfD appeals 'suspected' far-right extremist status DW 03/12/2024

The AfD is challenging its far-right extremist label in court, aiming to contest the surveillance and investigative actions against the party.
The court proceedings saw the AfD's pleas for motions, requests, and judge recusals rejected, with the presiding judge criticizing the party's legal team for wasting time. [ more ]
www.dw.com
4 months ago
Germany politics

Germany's AfD to be classified a right-wing extremist group? DW 03/11/2024

The AfD and Germany's intelligence agency are in a legal battle over surveillance.
The AfD's challenge against being investigated as a right-wing extremist party will be heard at the Higher Administrative Court. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
2 months ago
Germany news

Court convicts German far-right figure Bjorn Hocke for using Nazi slogan

Hocke fined for using Nazi motto during campaign rally in 2021. [ more ]
euronews
2 months ago
Germany news

AfD classified as 'suspected extremist' organisation after court defea

The AfD party lost the case against being classified as a suspected right-wing extremist organization. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
2 months ago
Germany news

German far-right politician on trial for alleged use of banned Nazi slogan

Bjorn Hocke of AfD faces three years in prison for using banned Nazi slogan. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
3 months ago
Germany news

A prominent German far-right figure charged with second count of using a Nazi slogan

Prosecutor charged AfD leader with Nazi slogan
AfD's radical reputation and Hocke's controversial statements [ more ]
www.dw.com
4 months ago
Germany news

Germany: AfD appeals 'suspected' far-right extremist status DW 03/12/2024

The AfD is challenging its far-right extremist label in court, aiming to contest the surveillance and investigative actions against the party.
The court proceedings saw the AfD's pleas for motions, requests, and judge recusals rejected, with the presiding judge criticizing the party's legal team for wasting time. [ more ]
www.dw.com
4 months ago
Germany politics

Germany's AfD to be classified a right-wing extremist group? DW 03/11/2024

The AfD and Germany's intelligence agency are in a legal battle over surveillance.
The AfD's challenge against being investigated as a right-wing extremist party will be heard at the Higher Administrative Court. [ more ]
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www.dw.com
2 months ago
Germany news

Germany's far-right AfD under mounting pressure DW 05/14/2024

The debate about a possible ban on the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) never really went away, but it is once again getting louder.
Washington Post
2 months ago
Germany politics

Far-right German party can still be kept under surveillance, says court

Germany's far-right AfD party remains labeled as a 'suspected extremist case' by the domestic intelligence service. [ more ]
#european-elections
www.dw.com
2 months ago
Europe politics

China spying: Krah stays on as top AfD European candidate DW 04/24/2024

Maximilian Krah to remain Lead Candidate for AfD in European elections despite aide charged with espionage for China. [ more ]
www.dw.com
2 weeks ago
Germany politics

Germany's AfD leaders face strife at conference DW 06/28/2024

The AfD, despite increasing its vote share, faces internal unrest due to scandals and leadership criticisms within the party. [ more ]
www.dw.com
1 month ago
Marketing

AfD: How Germany's far right won over young voters DW 06/10/2024

AfD tripled its share of the young vote to 16%, almost equaling the center-right CDU/CSU alliance among 16-24-year-olds in the 2024 European elections. [ more ]
www.dw.com
2 months ago
Europe politics

China spying: Krah stays on as top AfD European candidate DW 04/24/2024

Maximilian Krah to remain Lead Candidate for AfD in European elections despite aide charged with espionage for China. [ more ]
www.dw.com
2 weeks ago
Germany politics

Germany's AfD leaders face strife at conference DW 06/28/2024

The AfD, despite increasing its vote share, faces internal unrest due to scandals and leadership criticisms within the party. [ more ]
www.dw.com
1 month ago
Marketing

AfD: How Germany's far right won over young voters DW 06/10/2024

AfD tripled its share of the young vote to 16%, almost equaling the center-right CDU/CSU alliance among 16-24-year-olds in the 2024 European elections. [ more ]
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#bjorn-hocke
www.independent.co.uk
2 months ago
Germany news

A well-known figure in a German far-right party tells his trial he is completely innocent

Bjorn Hocke from AfD claims innocence in trial over Nazi slogan usage. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
3 months ago
Germany news

German far-right leader in court charged with using Nazi slogan

Bjorn Hocke from AfD is on trial for using a Nazi slogan, claiming ignorance. Protests ensued with accusations labeling him as a Nazi. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
3 months ago
Germany news

Prominent figure in German far-right party going on trial over alleged use of Nazi slogan

Bjorn Hocke, a leader in the far-right AfD party, is on trial for using Nazi slogans, impacting his political aspirations. [ more ]
POLITICO
2 weeks ago
Germany news

German far-right leader fined - again - for using Nazi slogan

Using banned Nazi slogans can have legal consequences, even for prominent political figures. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
2 months ago
Germany news

A well-known figure in a German far-right party tells his trial he is completely innocent

Bjorn Hocke from AfD claims innocence in trial over Nazi slogan usage. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
3 months ago
Germany news

German far-right leader in court charged with using Nazi slogan

Bjorn Hocke from AfD is on trial for using a Nazi slogan, claiming ignorance. Protests ensued with accusations labeling him as a Nazi. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
3 months ago
Germany news

Prominent figure in German far-right party going on trial over alleged use of Nazi slogan

Bjorn Hocke, a leader in the far-right AfD party, is on trial for using Nazi slogans, impacting his political aspirations. [ more ]
POLITICO
2 weeks ago
Germany news

German far-right leader fined - again - for using Nazi slogan

Using banned Nazi slogans can have legal consequences, even for prominent political figures. [ more ]
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www.dw.com
2 months ago
Germany news

German culture scene unites against far-right AfD party DW 04/23/2024

Die Vielen's 'Shield & Shine' campaign aims to unite cultural institutions to combat the rise of right-wing extremism in Germany through art and open forums. [ more ]
www.thelocal.de
5 months ago
Germany news

Berlinale: Germany's far-right AfD uninvited from film festival opening

Five far-right politicians from AfD were disinvited from the Berlinale opening gala due to their views contradicting democratic values.
Protests against AfD and right-wing extremism in Germany influenced the decision to exclude AfD members from the event. [ more ]
www.dw.com
5 months ago
Germany news

AfD loses run-off in first vote since mass-deportation story DW 01/28/2024

The far-right party, Alternative for Germany (AfD), lost a district vote in Thuringia despite their candidate initially having a significant lead.
AfD has faced protests and outrage following a report that exposed their plans for mass deportation of foreigners and unassimilated German citizens if they were to come to power. [ more ]
www.dw.com
5 months ago
Germany news

Germany: Scholz welcomes protests against far-right DW 01/19/2024

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz strongly condemns alleged plans by right-wing extremists and politicians from the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party for mass deportation of migrants.
Scholz draws parallels between the far-right extremists' plans and Nazi racial ideology, stating that such ideologies have no place in Germany.
Hundreds of thousands of people have taken to the streets in Germany to protest against right-wing extremism and the AfD. [ more ]
www.dw.com
2 months ago
Germany news

German culture scene unites against far-right AfD party DW 04/23/2024

Die Vielen's 'Shield & Shine' campaign aims to unite cultural institutions to combat the rise of right-wing extremism in Germany through art and open forums. [ more ]
www.thelocal.de
5 months ago
Germany news

Berlinale: Germany's far-right AfD uninvited from film festival opening

Five far-right politicians from AfD were disinvited from the Berlinale opening gala due to their views contradicting democratic values.
Protests against AfD and right-wing extremism in Germany influenced the decision to exclude AfD members from the event. [ more ]
www.dw.com
5 months ago
Germany news

AfD loses run-off in first vote since mass-deportation story DW 01/28/2024

The far-right party, Alternative for Germany (AfD), lost a district vote in Thuringia despite their candidate initially having a significant lead.
AfD has faced protests and outrage following a report that exposed their plans for mass deportation of foreigners and unassimilated German citizens if they were to come to power. [ more ]
www.dw.com
5 months ago
Germany news

Germany: Scholz welcomes protests against far-right DW 01/19/2024

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz strongly condemns alleged plans by right-wing extremists and politicians from the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party for mass deportation of migrants.
Scholz draws parallels between the far-right extremists' plans and Nazi racial ideology, stating that such ideologies have no place in Germany.
Hundreds of thousands of people have taken to the streets in Germany to protest against right-wing extremism and the AfD. [ more ]
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www.dw.com
3 months ago
Germany news

Germany: Far-right leader on trial for using Nazi slogan DW 04/17/2024

Accusations against AfD leader for using Nazi slogan in campaign rally. [ more ]
www.dw.com
3 months ago
Germany news

Germany: State CDU, AfD leaders clash in Thuringia TV duel DW 04/12/2024

Conservative CDU and far-right AfD clash in Thuringia state elections over migration and Europe. [ more ]
#protests
www.dw.com
5 months ago
Germany news

Berlinale: U-turn on AfD politicians' invitation causes stir DW 02/15/2024

Controversy surrounds the Berlin International Film Festival due to the invite and subsequent disinvite of politicians from Germany's far-right party Alternative for Germany (AfD).
The festival's management withdrew invitations to five AfD politicians citing the party's explicitly antidemocratic positions. [ more ]
www.france24.com
5 months ago
Germany news

Tens of thousands gather in Berlin to protest far-right AfD party

Around 150,000 people protested against the far-right AfD party in Berlin.
Protests also took place in other cities, showing growing alarm at public support for AfD. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
Germany news

Over 100,000 people gather in Berlin for latest rally against far-right AfD party

Over 120,000 people protested against the far-right party Alternative for Germany (AfD) in Berlin.
Protests also occurred in other cities, reflecting growing concerns about AfD's strong public support. [ more ]
www.dw.com
5 months ago
Germany news

Germany's AfD could lose funds for anti-democratic behavior DW 01/22/2024

The right-wing extremist AfD party in Germany is experiencing record highs in opinion polls.
The German Bundestag is debating how to handle the AfD, with some calling for a ban on the party. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
5 months ago
Germany news

Hundreds of thousands protest against far-right in Germany

Hundreds of thousands of people rallied in Germany to protest against the right-wing Alternative for Germany (AfD) party.
The protests were sparked by a report revealing discussions on migration policies including mass deportations at a meeting of German right-wing extremists.
The AfD denies that the migration plans are party policy. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
5 months ago
Germany news

Germans Push Back as Far Right's Influence Grows

Tens of thousands of people have been protesting against the far-right party, Alternative for Germany (AfD).
There is growing concern about the rise of the AfD and its potential threat to democracy. [ more ]
www.dw.com
5 months ago
Germany news

Berlinale: U-turn on AfD politicians' invitation causes stir DW 02/15/2024

Controversy surrounds the Berlin International Film Festival due to the invite and subsequent disinvite of politicians from Germany's far-right party Alternative for Germany (AfD).
The festival's management withdrew invitations to five AfD politicians citing the party's explicitly antidemocratic positions. [ more ]
www.france24.com
5 months ago
Germany news

Tens of thousands gather in Berlin to protest far-right AfD party

Around 150,000 people protested against the far-right AfD party in Berlin.
Protests also took place in other cities, showing growing alarm at public support for AfD. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
Germany news

Over 100,000 people gather in Berlin for latest rally against far-right AfD party

Over 120,000 people protested against the far-right party Alternative for Germany (AfD) in Berlin.
Protests also occurred in other cities, reflecting growing concerns about AfD's strong public support. [ more ]
www.dw.com
5 months ago
Germany news

Germany's AfD could lose funds for anti-democratic behavior DW 01/22/2024

The right-wing extremist AfD party in Germany is experiencing record highs in opinion polls.
The German Bundestag is debating how to handle the AfD, with some calling for a ban on the party. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
5 months ago
Germany news

Hundreds of thousands protest against far-right in Germany

Hundreds of thousands of people rallied in Germany to protest against the right-wing Alternative for Germany (AfD) party.
The protests were sparked by a report revealing discussions on migration policies including mass deportations at a meeting of German right-wing extremists.
The AfD denies that the migration plans are party policy. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
5 months ago
Germany news

Germans Push Back as Far Right's Influence Grows

Tens of thousands of people have been protesting against the far-right party, Alternative for Germany (AfD).
There is growing concern about the rise of the AfD and its potential threat to democracy. [ more ]
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POLITICO
5 months ago
Germany politics

Germany looks to prevent far-right takeover of the judiciary

The AfD maintains strong support in polls.
German leaders view Poland and Hungary as cautionary tales. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
Germany politics

Tens of thousands protest in Berlin in latest rally against far-right AfD party video

Around 120,000 people protested in Berlin against the far-right party AfD.
The protests were sparked by reports of senior AfD members discussing mass deportation. [ more ]
www.dw.com
5 months ago
Germany news

Germany: Report shows deeper AfD ties to Potsdam meeting DW 01/31/2024

AfD's involvement in a secret meeting with far-right extremists in Potsdam was greater than previously admitted
The party's ties to the meeting include key figures on the AfD payroll [ more ]
#far-right
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
Germany news

German court ruling sparks calls to stop state funding for far-right AfD

The constitutional court in Germany has ruled to cut state funding to a minor far-right political party, Die Heimat, due to its aim of undermining or overthrowing German democracy.
This decision has sparked calls for similar rules to be applied to the rightwing populist party AfD, which is facing controversy over its immigration policy. [ more ]
www.dw.com
6 months ago
Germany news

Germany: AfD a growing threat to democracy, says minister DW 12/28/2023

The interior minister of Thuringia state warns of dangers to democracy as the far-right AfD gains support
The AfD is leading in popularity polls in Thuringia, Saxony, and Brandenburg [ more ]
Washington Post
7 months ago
Germany news

Germany's far-right party wins mayoral election, showing group's rising appeal

Germany's far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) won its first major mayor's race, taking control of the city of Pirna, Saxony.
AfD's growing appeal is attributed to concerns over immigration and its anti-migrant policy. [ more ]
www.dw.com
3 weeks ago
Germany news

Germany: AfD's successes driving immigration debate DW 06/21/2024

The far-right AfD party's success in German elections, especially in the east, poses challenges for forming governing coalitions amid concerns over migration and security. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
Germany news

German court ruling sparks calls to stop state funding for far-right AfD

The constitutional court in Germany has ruled to cut state funding to a minor far-right political party, Die Heimat, due to its aim of undermining or overthrowing German democracy.
This decision has sparked calls for similar rules to be applied to the rightwing populist party AfD, which is facing controversy over its immigration policy. [ more ]
www.dw.com
6 months ago
Germany news

Germany: AfD a growing threat to democracy, says minister DW 12/28/2023

The interior minister of Thuringia state warns of dangers to democracy as the far-right AfD gains support
The AfD is leading in popularity polls in Thuringia, Saxony, and Brandenburg [ more ]
Washington Post
7 months ago
Germany news

Germany's far-right party wins mayoral election, showing group's rising appeal

Germany's far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) won its first major mayor's race, taking control of the city of Pirna, Saxony.
AfD's growing appeal is attributed to concerns over immigration and its anti-migrant policy. [ more ]
www.dw.com
3 weeks ago
Germany news

Germany: AfD's successes driving immigration debate DW 06/21/2024

The far-right AfD party's success in German elections, especially in the east, poses challenges for forming governing coalitions amid concerns over migration and security. [ more ]
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The Nation
5 months ago
Germany news

The AfD's Secret Plan to Deport Millions From Germany

Representatives from AfD met with Identitarian and neo-Nazi activists in a secret meeting to plan mass deportations.
A Correctiv undercover reporter exposed the meeting and provided details and evidence of the attendees. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
Germany news

Everyone, together, against fascism': protests sweep Germany after expose of AfD party's deportation masterplan'

Theatrical performance at Berliner Ensemble galvanizes audience with politically charged scenes
A report by Correctiv reveals details of a covert meeting between AfD politicians and neo-Nazi activists discussing mass deportations [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
6 months ago
Germany news

Politicians from Germany's AfD met extremist group to discuss deportation masterplan'

Members of Germany's far-right AfD party met with rightwing extremists and neo-Nazi activists to discuss a masterplan for mass deportations.
The meeting has raised concerns about the AfD's threat to German democracy and their potential political gains in upcoming elections.
The AfD figures were meeting with Martin Sellner, a key figure in the pan-European New Right movement who has been banned from entering the UK. [ more ]
The Nation
5 months ago
Germany news

The AfD's Secret Plan to Deport Millions From Germany

Representatives from AfD met with Identitarian and neo-Nazi activists in a secret meeting to plan mass deportations.
A Correctiv undercover reporter exposed the meeting and provided details and evidence of the attendees. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
Germany news

Everyone, together, against fascism': protests sweep Germany after expose of AfD party's deportation masterplan'

Theatrical performance at Berliner Ensemble galvanizes audience with politically charged scenes
A report by Correctiv reveals details of a covert meeting between AfD politicians and neo-Nazi activists discussing mass deportations [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
6 months ago
Germany news

Politicians from Germany's AfD met extremist group to discuss deportation masterplan'

Members of Germany's far-right AfD party met with rightwing extremists and neo-Nazi activists to discuss a masterplan for mass deportations.
The meeting has raised concerns about the AfD's threat to German democracy and their potential political gains in upcoming elections.
The AfD figures were meeting with Martin Sellner, a key figure in the pan-European New Right movement who has been banned from entering the UK. [ more ]
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www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
Germany politics

Tens of thousands protest across Germany after far-right party's mass deportation meetings video

Over 100,000 people protested across Germany against the far-right AfD party
Protests were spurred by AfD party members attending meetings with extremists [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
5 months ago
Germany politics

Nazis out!' Hundreds of thousands protest against Germany's far right

Protesters in Germany denounce the far-right AfD party
Public outcry sparked by reports of mass deportation plans [ more ]
www.dw.com
6 months ago
Germany news

German 'remigration' debate fuels push to ban far-right AfD DW 01/12/2024

Politicians from the AfD and neo-Nazis held a meeting in Potsdam to discuss 'remigration,' the forced or voluntary return of migrants to their place of origin.
The ideas presented at the meeting would violate the fundamental rights laid down in the German constitution, causing outrage across the political spectrum. [ more ]
www.dw.com
6 months ago
Germany politics

Is Germany's far-right AfD a threat to democracy? DW 01/02/2024

The Alternative for Germany (AfD) has been gaining popularity and success in recent elections, with their latest victory being in a mayoral election in Pirna.
German authorities have classified several branches of the AfD as right-wing extremist, but in some federal states, authorities do not see a problem with the party's rhetoric and links to extremist anti-immigration groups. [ more ]
www.thelocal.de
7 months ago
Germany politics

EXPLAINED: Could the far-right AfD ever take power in Germany?

Over half of Germans now say they'd vote for conservative parties, including the CDU, AfD, or FDP.
Major German parties have a policy of not working with the AfD to form governments, known as the cordon sanitaire or Brandmauer. [ more ]
www.dw.com
7 months ago
Germany politics

Germany: Far-right AfD wins first city mayoral election DW 12/17/2023

Tim Lochner, a candidate from Germany's far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party, won a city mayoral election for the first time.
Lochner secured a third of the vote in the first round and was able to increase his share in the second round. [ more ]
POLITICO
9 months ago
Germany politics

Far-right surge upends German state elections

The far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) surged in two German state elections, while the federal coalition parties suffered significant losses.
Conservative parties, such as the Christian Social Union (CSU) and Christian Democratic Union (CDU), won clear victories.
The AfD's strong performance outside its traditional base suggests expanding support and has sparked concern among mainstream parties. [ more ]
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1 week ago
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Germany: Far-right AfD's donation account shut down DW 07/04/2024

Grannies against the Right successfully shut down the far-right AfD party's donation account, impacting their financial support. [ more ]
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1 month ago
Berlin

Die Ampel vor dem Bruch?

Die Koalition von SPD, Grüne und FDP steht nach den schwachen EU-Wahlergebnissen vor Herausforderungen, insbesondere in Bezug auf Haushaltsverhandlungen und Differenzen in Bezug auf Einsparungen oder Schulden.
Die gestärkten AfD sucht nach neuen rechten Partnern für eine Fraktion im Europäischen Parlament, ohne den früheren Europa-Spitzenkandidaten Maximilian Krah einzubeziehen.
Deutschland beschäftigt sich mit dem Wiederaufbau in der Ukraine, einschließlich einer Konferenz und Wolodymyr Selenskyjs bevorstehendem Besuch in Berlin und im Bundestag. [ more ]
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