US News After scandal in the Bundestag: Head of the Interior Ministers' Conference brings AfD ban into discussion

11:10  21 november  2020
11:10  21 november  2020 Source:   tagesspiegel.de

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Thuringia's interior minister calls for further steps against the AfD. For the CSU regional group leader, this is "on the direct path to becoming the new NPD".

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The chairman of the Conference of Interior Ministers, Georg Maier, has brought up a ban on the AfD in the event that it becomes radicalized. With reference to the disturbances in the Bundestag by guests of AfD MPs , the social democratic Thuringian head of department said: “It is becoming increasingly obvious how much the AfD functions as the parliamentary arm of the right-wing extremists and tries to undermine parliamentary democracy from within. The entire party is developing in a right-wing extremist direction. ”

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He told the editorial network Germany on Saturday:“ The task of the constitution protection is to collect legally binding material in order to find suitable means for dealing with the AfD. Prohibition proceedings at the Federal Constitutional Court are the very last resort. But even that can no longer be ruled out if the party continues to radicalize. ”However, it remains primarily a political and social task to deal with this anti-democratic force and to push it back, explained Maier.

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CSU regional group leader Alexander Dobrindt sees the AfD on the "direct path to the new NPD". “The honest men in the AfD have long since left the field to the arsonists,” he told the “Passauer Neue Presse”. The abuse of history, the despising of parliament and political institutions, the falsification and forgetting of history and the comparison with the Enabling Act of 1933 show that “the AfD wants to go through the hay with a torch to ignite emotions and stir up aggression ". Dobrindt said: “The AfD is on the direct path to become the new NPD.”

The fact that troublemakers smuggled into the Bundestag have harassed is no coincidence for Dobrindt, but rather an “obviously concerted action”. He added: "The entire action has shown that there is a close network between the demonstrators on the street, the AfD members in the plenary chamber and the troublemakers in the Reichstag."

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The CSU politician sees a" new quality of the dispute in the German Bundestag, with the aim of decomposing democratic operations from within ". With their behavior, the AfD shows that it has taken another step towards right-wing extremism. “The radical elements in this party are getting stronger and stronger. The heads of the party and parliamentary group also support this radical path. ”

In times of the corona pandemic, attempts are being made to deepen the division in society, says Dobrindt about the demonstration in Berlin on Wednesday. “A lot of people came together there whose concerns are politically abused by the ringleaders with wrong arguments. The organizers try to use lies to paint a horrific picture of the end of democracy and the entry into a dictatorship. ”(Dpa)

“Are you crazy?”: How the AfD almost damaged its party leader .
After his angry speech, a bitter dispute broke out over party leader Meuthen. His supporters only narrowly prevailed. What does that mean for the AfD? © Photo: dpa Jörg Meuthen sits on the podium at the AfD federal party conference. It is an attempt to prevent the showdown after all. “Are you crazy to start a debate about the party chairman?” Calls out the AfD politician Norbert Kleinwächter to his party colleagues. But boos resound towards him.

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