The anti-mass migration Alternative for Germany (AfD) have polled the highest numbers nationally in their history cementing their place as the third largest party in Germany.
The party is becoming an even more potent threat to the establishment parties as they now hit 16 percent in the polls. The polls come after another huge regional victory in the Berlin elections last weekend that saw the party poll over 14 per cent in the traditionally left wing capital Bildreports. Continue reading »
Germany’s anti-Islamization and Eurosceptic AfD entered its tenth state assembly, as voters deserted the mainstream parties in the nation’s capital. But a left-leaning coalition is likely to take control of the city.
With all votes counted, Alternative for Germany (AfD), founded only three years ago, captured 14.1 percent of the vote, putting it in fifth place, but within range of the four leading parties.
“It’s a huge success. We are a party coming from nothing, so the only party that is gaining two digits is us. Now, we are moving from the regional elections here this year, and looking to the national polls in 2017,” Beatrix von Storch, an AfD MEP, told RT amid celebrations.
The car belonging to Frauke Petry, leader of the anti-mass immigration Alternative for Germany (AfD) party, was set alight last night in what is believed to be an arson attack.
Police in Leipzig have ruled out an technical defect as the cause, and suspect the car was deliberate burned by as yet unknown individuals. Berliner Morgenpost reports that no one has yet claimed responsibility.
Ms Petry took to Twitter after the incident, writing: “#Germany 2016. Yesterday there was an arson attack on my car. What has become of us…” Continue reading »
With almost all votes counted, results show Merkel’s Christian Democrats overtaken by AfD in regional poll.
A year after German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s decision to open the country’s borders to refugees, an anti-immigrant party has made huge gains in a state election, according to the official results with most of the ballots counted.
Alternative for Germany (AfD) received about 21 percent of votes on Sunday in the eastern Mecklenburg-Vorpommern region, beating Merkel’s party to take second place.
Merkel’s conservative Christian Democrats came third with 19 percent, the party’s worst result yet in the state that includes the chancellor’s own electoral district. Continue reading »
At least two high profile members of the Alternative for Germany Party (AfD), including a regional party chairman, have been attacked this week by left-wing extremists.
On Tuesday the AfD group chairman in Rhineland-Palatinate Uwe Junge was wounded in the face by one of a group of four far-left extremists on a public sidewalk. This attack follows the assault of another prominent AfD member on the same day, reports German paper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. Continue reading »
The populist Alternative for Germany party (AfD) has proposed that Germany should detain and house migrants without passports in separate accommodation, a proposal that has been met with sharp criticism from the establishment.
Members of the party in the Saxony region have brought forth the idea, but the policy has been slammed by critics on the German establishment left who view the policy as inhumane reportsDie Welt.
In the Saxony-Anhalt region, the AfD had one of their strongest electoral showings earlier this year in the regional elections. AFD politician Uwe Wurlitzer, himself a member of the Saxony parliament, said that the group wanted a “separate quartering of all asylum seekers with unclear identities” noting that there are severe security issues with letting in migrants with unknown origins. Continue reading »
(REUTERS) – The head of the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) says Berlin should send rejected asylum seekers and illegal immigrants to islands outside Europe and turn its refugee office into an emigration bureau.
The influx of over one million migrants last year fuelled support for the AfD, which now has seats in eight of Germany’s 16 state assemblies and is expected to make a strong showing in state votes next month in Berlin and Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.
Party leader Frauke Petry made the suggestions in an interview with the Bild newspaper published on Saturday. Continue reading »
“Angela is committed to the priciple of the giant “one fascist State”, but as predicted by William Rees Mogg & James Davidson in their book “The Great Reckoning” back in 1993, Tribalism has grown out of frustration with bureacracy, and it is nearly 25 years before those predictions manifested themselves, and all thanks to Nigel Farage.”
When a bill campaigning for gender diversity was proposed by a leftist German party, a conservative politician responded hilariously, taking two minutes to address anyone who might be listening – and using some 60 gender identifiers.
Alternative for Germany (AfD) politician Steffen Königer arrived at the Brandenburg parliament to speak on a bill introduced by the Green Party which would “campaign for acceptance of gender and sexual diversity, self-determination, and against homo- and trans-phobia” in the city of Brandenburg. It would also “give equal rights and societal equality for LGBTTQQ [lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, trans, two-spirit, queer, questioning] people in Brandenburg.”
Königer began his address on the proposal in the most normal of ways.
“Dear Mr. President, ladies and gentlemen…” Königer said at the podium.
However, it soon became obvious that his introduction was a little out of the ordinary. Continue reading »
We recently pointed out that Germany’s Alternative for Germany (AfD) party was gaining significant popularity as the anti-immigrant and anti-Muslim tide continued to rise in Germany. We then noted that everyone in the establishment will be shocked when the AfD’s polling numbers started to climb higher.
We expect much more such back and forth between the “left” and the “right”, which just like in the US, will ultimately benefit the object the media has decided to target for ridicule, until – just like in Austria – Germany’s establishment is shocked when the AfD’s polling skyrockets in the coming months and leads to drastic changes in Germany’s political landscape.Continue reading »
Heiko Maas, the German Minister of Justice, was unable to finish his Labor Day celebration speech on the 1st of May as he was loudly booed and chased off the stage by the German people. The people repeatedly shouted “traitor”, “leftist rat”, “get out!”, “we are the people” and “Maas must go!”, eventually getting him to cancel his speech and flee to his armored Mercedes escorted by his armed bodyguards.
Maas is considered one of the biggest proponents of expanding censorship laws, demanding persecution, fines and jail-time for everybody posting “hate speech” on social media. Recently his party suffered a devastating loss in polls across the country, losing to the Alternative for Germany (AfD) by a landslide in the last state election of Saxony, where he held his speech. Continue reading »
One week after Austria was shocked by the news that its right-wing, anti-immigrant Freedom Party, had swept the competition, gathering over 35% of the vote and leaving the other five candidates far behind, Europe’s anti-immigrant juggernaut just added to its momentum when neighboring Germany’s populist AfD party adopted an anti-Islam policy on Sunday in a manifesto that also demands curbs to immigration according to AFP. The biggest surprise however, is that the three year-old party is now also Germany’s third strongest party. Continue reading »
Police have made around 400 arrests as clashes broke outside the Alternative for Germany (AfD) party conference in Stuttgart. During their congress, the right-wing populist movement wants to adopt a clear anti-Islam stance, when its manifesto is presented.
A large number of demonstrators had gathered outside the building where the congress was to be held and several hundred protesters were trying to block access to those trying to attend the party conference.