Germany: “Endangered Democracy”

Manuel Ochsenreiter, director of the Berlin-based German Center for Eurasian Studies
Manuel Ochsenreiter, director of the Berlin-based German Center for Eurasian Studies

More and more cases of irregularities are being revealed from the May 14 regional elections in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia. The results of the Eurosceptic party “Alternative für Deutschland” (AfD) especially are lowered by manipulations according to reports.
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German opposition MP attacking German government for anti-Russian sanctions

Franz Wiese, MP in Brandenburg parliament for the eurosceptic AfD-party
Franz Wiese, MP in Brandenburg parliament for the eurosceptic AfD-party

Franz Wiese (AfD) criticised in the Brandenburg parliament the anti-Russian sanction politics. Here is the video and the English translation: Continue reading “German opposition MP attacking German government for anti-Russian sanctions”

Leader of German Eurosceptics comments on Brexit: „Time for a new Europe!“

Dr. Frauke Petry
Dr. Frauke Petry

The leader of the German sovereignist and eurosceptic party Alternative für Deutschland (AfD), Dr. Frauke Petry, called the British referendum “a signal to the Brussel´s politburo”. She sees the result of the referendum as a reaction against the EU centralism. Other European nations might as well “reconquer their sovereignty” in the way the British did. Continue reading “Leader of German Eurosceptics comments on Brexit: „Time for a new Europe!“”

German MEP Pretzell: “Genocide recognition and genocide prevention!”

Copyright: Olaf Kosinsky/Skillshare.eu
Copyright: Olaf Kosinsky/Skillshare.eu

German MEP Marcus Pretzell of the eurosceptic AfD party sharply criticized the Bundestag debate about the recognition of the Armenian genocide as an “unworthy theater”. Pretzell described the “aggressive actions” of the Turkish lobby groups that want to prevent the recognition as “shocking”. “Erdogan uses migrant lobby groups as his infantry in Europe”, said Pretzell. The MEP continued: “The political pressure exerted by Ankara on the elected representatives of the Bundestag is unacceptable.” Continue reading “German MEP Pretzell: “Genocide recognition and genocide prevention!””

Baden-Württemberg MP Udo Stein announced to take political action against the anti-Russian sanctions

Markus Frohnmaier and Udo Stein are active against the anti-Russian sanctions
Markus Frohnmaier and Udo Stein are active against the anti-Russian sanctions

At a press conference in Stuttgart, MP Udo Stein of the sovereignist Alternative “für Deutschland “ (AfD) party announced to take action against the anti-Russian sanction regime of the Berlin government. The speaker of the AfD youth organization “Junge Alternative” (JA) Markus Frohnmaier supported Stein. Frohnmaier is one of the strongest critics of the sanction politics. Continue reading “Baden-Württemberg MP Udo Stein announced to take political action against the anti-Russian sanctions”

AfD MP criticized the upcoming “Bilderberg Conference” in Dresden

Jörg Urban, MP of the sovereignist party “Alternative für Deutschland” (AfD) in the parliament of Saxony criticized the planned so-called “Bilderberg Conference” in the Saxonian capital Dresden. Urban: “It is more than questionable if the reputation of Dresden will benefit from this secret conference.” The Saxonian MP called the Bilderberg Conference an “undemocratic meeting of self declared elites who discuss the fate of billions of ordinary people”.
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German MEP Marcus Pretzell from the sovereignist AfD party has left the ECR fraction

Marcus Pretzell (Olaf Kosinsky/Skillshare.eu)
Marcus Pretzell
(Olaf Kosinsky/Skillshare.eu)

The German MEP Marcus Pretzell from the sovereignist party „Alternative für Deutschland“ (AfD) announced today that he left the ECR fraction in the European Parliament. He will not join any other fraction in the parliament before the AfD party convention in Stuttgart end of April, he said.

German opposition parties embrace the result of the Dutch referendum

Dutch voters have overwhelmingly rejected a Ukraine-European Union treaty on closer political and economic ties, in a rebuke to their government and to the EU establishment. With a turnout of 32.2%, the threshold for a valid referendum was met. 61.59% of votes were Against the Approval Act.

While the German mainstream parties criticized the result of the referendum, politicians of the two German opposition parties – the sovereignist “Alternative für Deutschland” (AfD) and the left wing “Die Linke” embraced the political signal of the referendum. Continue reading “German opposition parties embrace the result of the Dutch referendum”

German AfD politician calls for immediate lifting of anti-Russian sanctions

Jörg Urban, MP in the Saxonian parliament for the German sovereignist party “Alternative für Deutschland” (AfD) calls for immediate lifting of anti-Russian sanctions. These sanctions are “arbitrary and useless”, said Urban. The MP accused the German mainstream parties CDU, SPD and Greens to harm with their sanctions policy towards Russia the Saxonian agribusiness. Urban demanded a “rational foreign politics” from the German government. Berlin should eventually recognize the Crimean referendum of March 2014 and the unification of the peninsula with Russia.