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After Chemnitz, AfD surges to become second largest party

The murder of a German citizen by two failed asylum seekers in Chemnitz, the repeated lies in the wake of the murder by the Chancellor and the attempted cover-up by German police, has contributed to a surge in support for the anti-immigration party Alternative for Germany (AfD).

Published: September 11, 2018, 10:07 am

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    According to a new poll, the AfD has overtaken the Social Democratic Party (SDP) to become the second-strongest political force in Germany. Voters increasingly reject the multicultural orthodoxy of the establishment parties, suggesting an deep realignment in German politics.

    An Insa Institute poll published by the newspaper Bild on September 3, showed that support for the AfD has increased to 17 percent.

    Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union (CDU)/Christian Social Union (CSU) alliance is currently at 28.5 percent, while SPD support has fallen to 16 percent. Germany’s “right to asylum” has exploded voter fear of parallel societies, crime, and cultural alienation.

    Police initially refused to reveal the identities of the two attackers involved in the murder of Daniel Hillig in Chemnitz, but on August 27 a police report was leaked on social media which showed that the killers were illegal migrants from Iraq and Syria.

    The document has since been scrubbed from German websites but it remains on a Russian site.

    Despited both attackers having extensive criminal histories, German authorities never intervened to take them off the streets. And police later confirmed that the leaked document was authentic but said that they had opened an investigation into suspected “violation of official secrets” because the document had been leaked.

    Last year, in September , the AfD won 12.6 percent, to become the country’s third-largest party in the Bundestag. The election results confirmed that more than a million traditional CDU/CSU voters defected to the AfD.

    The CDU/CSU still boasted 32.9 percent of the vote, which was then already its worst electoral result in nearly 70 years. The SPD too, could only win 20.5 percent of the vote, its worst-ever result, because it lost at least half a million voters to the AfD while the far-left Left Party lost 400 000 voters.

    In addition, nearly 1.5 million first-time voters cast their ballots for the AfD. This trend has continued and now establishment parties are resorting to dirty measures in trying to delegitimise — and criminalise — the AfD, by calling for the party to be placed under state surveillance.

    Branded as “far right extremists” and “Nazis”, calls for the AfD to be monitored by German intelligence have intensified after the AfD participated in mass protests in Chemnitz in which thousands of people spontaneously took to the streets for several days to protest the killing and the inaction by German authorities.

    Almost no establishment politicians condemned the murder of Hillig, but they were very quick to denounce the fictitious “hunting of humans of a different appearance, of different origins” on the streets of Chemnitz and “hate” against “refugees” at a national press conference.

    Bundestag Vice President Thomas Oppermann demanded that the AfD be monitored by Germany’s domestic intelligence service, the Office for the Protection of the Constitution [Bundesamt für Verfassungsschutz, BfV]: “The refugee question divides society and the AfD rides ever more radically on this wave.”

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