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2 months ago
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German court backs intelligence agency's designation of far-right party as suspected extremist case

Domestic intelligence agency justified in designating far-right Alternative for Germany as extremist case. [ more ]
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4 months ago
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Germany's Catholic Church speaks out against the far right DW 02/23/2024

Catholic bishops condemn rise of far-right extremism in Germany, especially calling out Alternative for Germany party.
They emphasize that Christians cannot support or be politically active in right-wing extremist parties like the AfD. [ more ]
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5 months ago
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Germans hold anti-right rallies on Holocaust Remembrance day DW 01/27/2024

Hundreds of thousands of people protested against far-right extremism in Germany on International Holocaust Remembrance Day.
Protests were reported in 30 cities, with up to 100,000 people in Dusseldorf alone. [ more ]
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5 months ago
Germany news

Fact check: Far right claim media inflating size of protests DW 01/22/2024

1. Protests against far-right extremism and the AfD party took place across Germany, with an estimated 1.4 million people participating. 2. Investigative outlet Correctiv revealed a secret meeting of the AfD discussing expelling millions of foreigners and non-assimilated citizens. 3. Disinformation spread online, with far-right politicians questioning the number of protesters and spreading false information. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
2 months ago
Germany news

German court backs intelligence agency's designation of far-right party as suspected extremist case

Domestic intelligence agency justified in designating far-right Alternative for Germany as extremist case. [ more ]
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4 months ago
Germany news

Germany's Catholic Church speaks out against the far right DW 02/23/2024

Catholic bishops condemn rise of far-right extremism in Germany, especially calling out Alternative for Germany party.
They emphasize that Christians cannot support or be politically active in right-wing extremist parties like the AfD. [ more ]
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5 months ago
Germany news

Germans hold anti-right rallies on Holocaust Remembrance day DW 01/27/2024

Hundreds of thousands of people protested against far-right extremism in Germany on International Holocaust Remembrance Day.
Protests were reported in 30 cities, with up to 100,000 people in Dusseldorf alone. [ more ]
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5 months ago
Germany news

Fact check: Far right claim media inflating size of protests DW 01/22/2024

1. Protests against far-right extremism and the AfD party took place across Germany, with an estimated 1.4 million people participating. 2. Investigative outlet Correctiv revealed a secret meeting of the AfD discussing expelling millions of foreigners and non-assimilated citizens. 3. Disinformation spread online, with far-right politicians questioning the number of protesters and spreading false information. [ more ]
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4 months ago
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Berlinale: U-turn on far-right AfD's invitation causes stir DW 02/15/2024

Controversy surrounds the Berlin International Film Festival after the disinvitation of politicians from Germany's far-right political party Alternative for Germany (AfD).
The festival's management duo withdrew invitations to five AfD politicians due to the party's 'explicitly antidemocratic positions.' [ 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 ]
Truthout
5 months ago
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Over 200,000 Protest in Berlin Against Rise of German Far Right Party

Up to 300,000 people protested against the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party in multiple cities across Germany.
The protests were sparked by a report revealing the AfD's discussion of expelling immigrants and non-assimilated citizens.
The demonstrations reflect growing concerns about the rising support for the AfD and a desire to prevent history from repeating itself. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
5 months ago
Germany news

Protests against Germany's far right draw hundreds of thousands in Munich, too many for safety

Protests against the far right in Germany drew hundreds of thousands of people in total, with approximately 100,000 people in Munich and tens of thousands in Cologne and Berlin.
The protests were sparked by a report of a far-right meeting discussing the deportation of millions of immigrants, with members of the far-right Alternative for Germany party present at the meeting.
The large turnout at the protests indicates a growing popular opposition to the AfD, which is currently polling at second place nationally and leading in its eastern strongholds. [ more ]
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5 months ago
Germany news

Germany sees second day of large anti far-right protests DW 01/21/2024

Tens of thousands of people protested against the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party and its anti-immigration agenda.
Demonstrations were held in about 100 locations across Germany, with the largest rallies in Cologne, Munich, and Berlin. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
5 months ago
Germany news

Demonstrations against the far right held in Germany following a report on a deportation meeting

Thousands of people gathered in Germany to protest against the far right after news of a far-right meeting discussing the deportation of immigrants
Calls for banning the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party have emerged but face opposition due to potential benefits for the party [ more ]
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4 months ago
Germany news

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

Controversy surrounds the Berlin International Film Festival after the disinvitation of politicians from Germany's far-right political party Alternative for Germany (AfD).
The festival's management duo withdrew invitations to five AfD politicians due to the party's 'explicitly antidemocratic positions.' [ 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 ]
Truthout
5 months ago
Germany news

Over 200,000 Protest in Berlin Against Rise of German Far Right Party

Up to 300,000 people protested against the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party in multiple cities across Germany.
The protests were sparked by a report revealing the AfD's discussion of expelling immigrants and non-assimilated citizens.
The demonstrations reflect growing concerns about the rising support for the AfD and a desire to prevent history from repeating itself. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
5 months ago
Germany news

Protests against Germany's far right draw hundreds of thousands in Munich, too many for safety

Protests against the far right in Germany drew hundreds of thousands of people in total, with approximately 100,000 people in Munich and tens of thousands in Cologne and Berlin.
The protests were sparked by a report of a far-right meeting discussing the deportation of millions of immigrants, with members of the far-right Alternative for Germany party present at the meeting.
The large turnout at the protests indicates a growing popular opposition to the AfD, which is currently polling at second place nationally and leading in its eastern strongholds. [ more ]
www.dw.com
5 months ago
Germany news

Germany sees second day of large anti far-right protests DW 01/21/2024

Tens of thousands of people protested against the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party and its anti-immigration agenda.
Demonstrations were held in about 100 locations across Germany, with the largest rallies in Cologne, Munich, and Berlin. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
5 months ago
Germany news

Demonstrations against the far right held in Germany following a report on a deportation meeting

Thousands of people gathered in Germany to protest against the far right after news of a far-right meeting discussing the deportation of immigrants
Calls for banning the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party have emerged but face opposition due to potential benefits for the party [ more ]
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www.aljazeera.com
5 months ago
Germany news

Pro-Palestine protesters say they were shunned at German antifascist march

Pro-Palestine supporters faced discrimination at a recent march against the far-right in Berlin
The far-right party, Alternative for Germany (AfD), is hostile towards people with migrant backgrounds and has an aggressive stance on Palestine [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
5 months ago
Germany news

Auschwitz survivor decries rise of the far right and increased antisemitism in Germany

Eva Szepesi, a Jewish survivor of Auschwitz, spoke at Germany's parliament and expressed her concern about the rising strength of the far right and increasing antisemitism in the country.
Szepesi called for daily protection of living Jews and criticized the far-right Alternative for Germany party, saying that it appalled her that they are being voted for. [ more ]
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5 months ago
Germany news

Germany: Anti-far right protests spread to rural areas DW 01/26/2024

The town of Eitorf in Germany was the site of a confrontation between the far-right party AfD and its opponents.
Ayfer Evmez, who runs a care service, disagrees with AfD's concept of 'remigration' and believes it would cause the system to collapse. [ more ]
POLITICO
5 months ago
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German far-right dumps top aide over neo-Nazi scandal

Roland Hartwig, a close aide to the far-right Alternative for Germany's co-leader Alice Weidel, is no longer working with the party's boss.
Hartwig and Weidel terminated their collaboration 'with immediate effect and by mutual agreement' after he was found to have attended a meeting with neo-Nazi activists. [ more ]
POLITICO
6 months ago
Germany news

Can a ban stop the rise of Germany's far right?

A growing chorus of politicians in Germany are considering whether to ban the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party.
The debate is colored by Germany's Nazi past, with some viewing a ban as an imperative rooted in historical experience while others fear it could backfire. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
5 months ago
Germany news

Pro-Palestine protesters say they were shunned at German antifascist march

Pro-Palestine supporters faced discrimination at a recent march against the far-right in Berlin
The far-right party, Alternative for Germany (AfD), is hostile towards people with migrant backgrounds and has an aggressive stance on Palestine [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
5 months ago
Germany news

Auschwitz survivor decries rise of the far right and increased antisemitism in Germany

Eva Szepesi, a Jewish survivor of Auschwitz, spoke at Germany's parliament and expressed her concern about the rising strength of the far right and increasing antisemitism in the country.
Szepesi called for daily protection of living Jews and criticized the far-right Alternative for Germany party, saying that it appalled her that they are being voted for. [ more ]
www.dw.com
5 months ago
Germany news

Germany: Anti-far right protests spread to rural areas DW 01/26/2024

The town of Eitorf in Germany was the site of a confrontation between the far-right party AfD and its opponents.
Ayfer Evmez, who runs a care service, disagrees with AfD's concept of 'remigration' and believes it would cause the system to collapse. [ more ]
POLITICO
5 months ago
Germany news

German far-right dumps top aide over neo-Nazi scandal

Roland Hartwig, a close aide to the far-right Alternative for Germany's co-leader Alice Weidel, is no longer working with the party's boss.
Hartwig and Weidel terminated their collaboration 'with immediate effect and by mutual agreement' after he was found to have attended a meeting with neo-Nazi activists. [ more ]
POLITICO
6 months ago
Germany news

Can a ban stop the rise of Germany's far right?

A growing chorus of politicians in Germany are considering whether to ban the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party.
The debate is colored by Germany's Nazi past, with some viewing a ban as an imperative rooted in historical experience while others fear it could backfire. [ more ]
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time.com
5 months ago
Germany news

How Germany's Political Stability May Be Fueling the Rise of the Far Right

The Alternative for Germany (AfD) has become the second most popular bloc in the country, with around 22% of the electorate supporting them.
Post-Nazi democracy in Germany prioritized stable consensus over political choice, leaving itself vulnerable to far-right parties like the AfD. [ more ]
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5 months ago
Germany politics

German court cuts funding to hardline far-right party

The German Constitutional Court has ruled that state funding can be cut off to far-right political parties, even if they are not banned.
The decision to strip state funding from the far-right Homeland party (Die Heimat) could potentially pave the way for similar actions against the Alternative for Germany (AfD) party. [ more ]
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5 months ago
Germany news

Germany's far-right AfD could face legal challenges DW 01/22/2024

The Alternative for Germany (AfD) is currently experiencing high levels of support in opinion polls, despite being classified as right-wing extremist.
The German Bundestag is debating how to address the AfD, with a motion submitted by the governing parliamentary factions focusing on defending democracy against the party. [ more ]
time.com
5 months ago
Germany news

How Germany's Political Stability May Be Fueling the Rise of the Far Right

The Alternative for Germany (AfD) has become the second most popular bloc in the country, with around 22% of the electorate supporting them.
Post-Nazi democracy in Germany prioritized stable consensus over political choice, leaving itself vulnerable to far-right parties like the AfD. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
5 months ago
Germany politics

German court cuts funding to hardline far-right party

The German Constitutional Court has ruled that state funding can be cut off to far-right political parties, even if they are not banned.
The decision to strip state funding from the far-right Homeland party (Die Heimat) could potentially pave the way for similar actions against the Alternative for Germany (AfD) party. [ more ]
www.dw.com
5 months ago
Germany news

Germany's far-right AfD could face legal challenges DW 01/22/2024

The Alternative for Germany (AfD) is currently experiencing high levels of support in opinion polls, despite being classified as right-wing extremist.
The German Bundestag is debating how to address the AfD, with a motion submitted by the governing parliamentary factions focusing on defending democracy against the party. [ more ]
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5 months ago
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Top German court strips financing of extremist right party DW 01/23/2024

Germany's Constitutional Court ruled that the extremist party Die Heimat (formerly NPD) should have its state subsidies withdrawn and tax relief canceled for six years.
The ruling could have implications for the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party and discussions around similar measures being taken against them. [ more ]
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www.independent.co.uk
6 months ago
Germany news

German opposition figure launches a new party that may have potential against the far-right

Sahra Wagenknecht has founded a new political party that combines left-wing economic policy with a restrictive approach to migration.
The party aims to take votes away from the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) and appeal to voters in less prosperous, formerly communist regions. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
1 month ago
Germany politics

German exit polls point to far right gains in European election and a weak government showing

Gains for AfD in European Parliament elections despite setbacks for governing parties. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
6 months ago
Germany news

German opposition figure launches a new party that may have potential against the far-right

Sahra Wagenknecht has founded a new political party that combines left-wing economic policy with a restrictive approach to migration.
The party aims to take votes away from the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) and appeal to voters in less prosperous, formerly communist regions. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
1 month ago
Germany politics

German exit polls point to far right gains in European election and a weak government showing

Gains for AfD in European Parliament elections despite setbacks for governing parties. [ more ]
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www.dw.com
1 month ago
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BSW: Germany's new populists challenge the far-right AfD DW 06/03/2024

The Sahra Wagenknecht Alliance (BSW) poses a threat to the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) due to its unique position on economic and social issues. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
2 weeks ago
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High-profile German far-right politician on trial again over alleged use of Nazi slogan

Far-right German politician faces trial for allegedly using Nazi slogan. [ more ]
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