Germany

Protests hit Frankfurt book fair in row over far-right

Source: The Local The presence of a leading member of Germany’s far-right AfD party at the Frankfurt book fair triggered protests on Saturday, with police intervening to separate rival demonstrators. Several dozen leftist protesters shouted “Nazis out” while counter-demonstrators responded with “Everyone hates Antifa” (the anti-fascist movement), DPA news agency […]

Jewish groups alarmed over anti-migrant AfD’s entry into German Parliament

ASSOCIATED PRESS BERLIN Published20 hours ago Demonstrators protest against the anti-immigration party AfD after German general election (Bundestagswahl) in Berlin, Germany, September 24, 2017.(REUTERS Photo) Major Jewish groups have expressed alarm and dismay that the anti-migrant Alternative for Germany has won seats in Germany’s parliament. German Central Council of Jews […]