Skip to Content

AfD leaders Markus Frohnmaier, Alice Weidel, Alexander Gauland. Photo supplied

AfD co-leader stirs up the budget debate with ‘hijab girls and knife-men’

When Alice Weidel, AfD politician, opened the debate on the German federal budget, the co-leader cut right through the delicate issue binding the coalition. And rightly so, because Chancellor Angela Merkel has largely avoided the domestic policy issue number one: migrants.

Published: May 17, 2018, 10:52 am

    Read more

    Berlin

    On the matter of family reunification and the deportation scandal in Ellwangen, Merkel has been completely silent. Like Helmut Kohl in the final phase of his chancellorship, she is only interested in foreign policy – nuclear agreements, US, and Europe.

    FDP leader Christian Lindner, has meanwhile warned against a threat to social order when it comes to migrant family reunification. The Minister of the Interior, the CSU leader Horst Seehofer is as quiet as Merkel, in order to preserve the coalition peace.

    The AFD parliamentary group leader Weidel said in her widely acclaimed opening address in the Bundestag: “But, I can tell you, burkas, hijab girls and knife-men and other no-goods will not secure our prosperity, economic growth and especially the welfare state.”

    She said that in terms of survivability of an efficient state, fewer children are born than Gemans that die. The Federal Government is trying to compensate for the deficit with the immigration of mostly unqualified Muslim migrants.

    She ended her speech with a quote by Czech president Milos Zeman: “This country is ruled by idiots!”

    For the “hijab girls” comment the AfD politician received a reprimand from Bundestag President Wolfgang Schäuble. Union faction leader Volker Kauder even accused Alice Weidel of “unchristianity”.

    And Siemens boss Joe Kaeser ripped into the AfD. With their nationalism Weidel is “harming the reputation of Germany”.

    Kaeser said he would rather have a “hijab girl” than a “German federation girl”, those who built up Germany with their bare hands and contributed to the economic success of companies like Siemens. The jab, Bund Deutscher Mädel, an organisation for girls under National Socialism, once more likened the AfD to Nazis.

    But the head of Siemens has not opened his Dax company for “hijab girls” in the workplace. Just over 800 “refugees” have been hired by one of the 30 Dax companies. Instead, the “hijab girls” are mostly handed short-term internships.

    It is clear that mainstream parties are becoming extremely nervous on how to respond to the stable success of the AfD and their own losses.

    Especially in Ramadan times, Germans have the impression in their cities that the number of hijab girls has become omnipresent, PI-News reported. But these girls are not employed by the German multinational companies who welcome them.

     

    Keep ​your language polite​. Readers from many different countries visit and contribute to Free West Media and we must therefore obey the rules in​,​ for example​, ​Germany. Illegal content will be deleted.

    If you have been approved to post comments without preview from FWM, you are responsible for violation​s​ of​ any​ law. This means that FWM may be forced to cooperate with authorities in a possible crime investigation.

    If your comments are subject to preview ​by FWM, please be patient. We continually review comments but depending on the time of day it can take up to several hours before your comment is reviewed.

    We reserve the right to del​ete​ comments that are offensive, contain slander or foul language, or are irrelevant to the discussion.

    Europe

    London: Mass rally to demand release of Tommy Robinson

    LondonAround 8 000 to 10 000 protesters gathered on Saturday, July 14, in London to show support and send a clear message to British politicians and lawmakers in the country: Free Tommy Robinson. The rally was subjected to extensive police surveillance.

    Trump and Putin meet in Helsinki to demolish ‘Russia probe’

    HelsinkiThe US president Donald Trump, is busy dismantling the global order single-handedly. In the past few weeks, Trump has confused his NATO allies, insulted the UK and called the EU - probably his closest ally - a "foe". And he has just met with the Russian president, accused of "meddling" in US affairs.

    Czech president calls latest EU migrant plan ‘road to hell’

    PragueThe Czech Republic does not want any of the 450 migrants rescued from a migrant vessel in the Mediterranean on Saturday, and neither does Italy. The Czech president called the EU's latest shared responsibility plan "a road to hell".

    French World Cup celebrations turn ugly

    ParisCelebrations in Paris after France's World Cup victory on Sunday turned ugly. While winning the event should have been good for the country's morale, the riots that followed suggested otherwise.

    Open Border NGOs face fresh child abuse allegations

    The NGO Save the Children, which was last year accused of working with human trafficking gangs smuggling migrants into Europe, has been exposed as yet another charity behind raping children in need.

    Dutch headline: ‘The whole of Amsterdam hates Femke Halsema as mayor’

    AmsterdamAmsterdam lost its mayor Eberhard van der Laan when he died last year. A new mayor has been appointed, which does not bode well for the city: Femke Halsema. She was the leader of GreenLeft until recently.

    Media hype boosts controversial leader of Belgian Sharia party

    BrusselsA party whose aim is to create an Islamic State in Belgium, is hoping to win seats in Belgium's municipal elections, scheduled to take place on 14 October this year. Two members of the Islam Party were elected in 2012, including one in the notorious Molenbeek area of Brussels. This year, the party hopes to win in 28 municipalities in all.

    Merkel denies Trump’s allegations of Russia’s ‘total control’

    BrusselsChancellor Merkel has rejected US President Donald Trump's allegation of political dependence on Russia. Germany could "make its own policy and make its own decisions," said Merkel on her arrival at the NATO summit in Brussels.

    Dutch report uncovers unpleasant facts about mosque in The Hague

    The HagueA reporter from Dutch broadcaster NOS contacted the chairman of the as-Sunnah mosque in The Hague to question him about certain incorrect statements concerning the funding for his organisation. The reporter uncovered other unpleasant surprises too.

    French security forces ‘on the verge of implosion’

    ParisCommissioned shortly after a wave of suicides among French security forces in the autumn of 2017, a new report has sounded the alarm on the country's security forces.

    Go to archive