The protection of the Constitution report: Seehofer of right-wing extremism is called a disgrace for Germany

What is the significance of Germany's interior Minister Horst Seehofer (CSU) attaches in the meantime, the threat of the extreme Right, is the number of minute

The protection of the Constitution report: Seehofer of right-wing extremism is called a disgrace for Germany

What is the significance of Germany's interior Minister Horst Seehofer (CSU) attaches in the meantime, the threat of the extreme Right, is the number of minutes he devotes to you, the idea of the protection of the Constitution report of 2019.

More than ten minutes, the Minister in the hall of the Federal press conference in Berlin on the crimes and intimidation from the extreme right. A whole three minutes, he then used to the dangers of the left and to the threat of Islamism. Especially the latter long years, had stood in the focus of the security authorities.

Now it's Seehofer says about the approximately 22.300 offenses in the extreme right-wing Milieu in the past year, an increase of ten percent compared to 2018: "This area is the biggest threat to security in Germany. Nothing has changed, on the contrary. The number of offences, the number of members in this circle, and the readiness to use violence has continued to rise." The extreme right are especially is almost always a: anti-Semites: "Over 90 per cent of the offences in connection with anti-Semitism are attributed to right-wing extremism." A short Pause, and then: "This is a disgrace to our country."

pandemic is for conspiracy theories

used Explicitly, the Minister warns, then in front of groups such as the rich citizens, which give the violence the edge with their crude ideologies-fired, and in the last few months, a completely new approach for your rejection of the rule of law would have found: "The use of the pandemic and the associated public measures for the dissemination of their conspiracy narratives." Seehofer do not forget to mention the now officially defunct "wings" of the right-wing populists of the "Alternative for Germany" (AfD), the extremist group, therefore, the parliamentary leader in Thuringia, Björn Höcke. 2018 the AfD were wing and a youth organisation of the AfD in the protection of the Constitution report has not yet been mentioned, now Seehofer estimates that the number of followers of these groups to around 7000, a small proportion of the total extreme right-wing potential in Germany of more than 32,000 supporters. 13.000 of which are considered ready to use violence.

the AfD supporters are now included in the calculation, is extremists is the main explanation for the large increase in the total number of the right. For the President of the Federal office for the protection of the Constitution, Thomas Haldenwang, is This representative of the extreme groups in the Bundestag is responsible for AfD are dangerous enemies of the state. Haldenwang is now sitting next to Seehofer and says: "The extreme-Right, of course."

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The violence of the right is so clear in the center, even if the actions are increased from the left extreme even by 40 percent, and in 2019, a total of 6400 offences accounted for. Seehofer has identified a change in the extreme left-wing forms of action: "To the point of demonstration-related violence actions are planned in the last few years, increasingly, secretly, sometimes by small groups committed acts of violence kicked. In particular, in the direct confrontation with the political opponents or representatives of the state, it is observed a constant decrease in the threshold to."

Also, as before, around 650 of the Islamist threat remained a constant threat to potential. Once again Seehofer pointed out how important it was, that after long Hesitation, at the end of April, the Islamist Hezbollah has been banned in Germany: "We cannot accept that in our country organizations are active, the existence of Israel in question."

Haldenwang: "inhibition threshold for violence is declining everywhere!"

Thomas Haldenwang in November 2018, the President of the Federal office for the protection of the Constitution. Since then, the domestic has abandoned the secret service, his often hesitant attitude toward right-wing extremism. Haldenwang worried now, especially the sudden rise of violence in extremist groups. It was formerly often the case with Protest and threats, will crossed the line to violence, now often.

The Supreme constitutional guards called the murder of the CDU politician Walter Lübcke want to last summer, allegedly by a Right-wing, or the failure of the storming of the synagogue in Halle in October of last year: "I am speaking of right-wing extremists, the politicians executed, or a massacre in a synagogue cause. I speak of the New Right that certain groups of people, the people would legitimize denying and violence against them. I'm talking about left-wing extremists, the contact a on the ground lying policeman nearly to death."

Seehofer remains: there is No special police officers-study

Also this Thursday Seehofer was then faced with his refusal, a separate study on the extent of racist tendencies in the German police create. Such a study asks about Minister of justice, Christine Lambrecht of the SPD, Seehofer sees this as a form of "stigmatization of certain groups", in this case, the police. The CSU politician wants to now let to September a report on possible right-wing extremist tendencies of all security authorities create.

Later, then studies should also be added to other areas of the public Service. The will be able to mitigate the criticism of Seehofer hardly makes his ' no ' to an inquiry specifically about the possible misconduct of police officers at the time little friends in Berlin. The former CSU chief took this on Thursday but left The Statements made by interior Ministers were not always the subject of Controversy, that is, whether to fight extremists in the public service, but how to do that. Super cells-a danger! Ex-tropical storm Edouard is heading for Germany to PCP super cells-a danger! Ex-tropical storm Edouard controls to < p> *The post /""A disgrace for our country": in a matter of minutes Seehofer's published change is visible," from Deutsche Welle. Contact with the executives here.

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Updated Date: 09 July 2020, 14:28

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