On the cross, there was an inscription reading: “Nazi whore Baum, after you no cock will crow, died on 31.12.2019”.
The Heilbronn police confirmed the incident. It may be a political insult as well as a threat and therefore the domestic intelligence service has taken over the investigation. However, the police later said that no concrete suspicion existed.
Baum blamed the other parties for the threat: “The hatred of our political opponents is bearing fruit.”
AfD leader Jörg Meuthen referred to the number of attacks on his party. The murder threat is only the tip of the iceberg. “More and more often there are attacks on representatives of the AfD. At first, offices and events of the AfD were attacked, it is now apparently against life and limb of AfD politicians. Such death threats are the result, for example, if on ZDF ‘Maybrit Illner’ a talk show guest may say that AFD members had forfeited their right to be human without the moderator contradicting that.”
Pianist Igor Levit wrote in an entry on Twitter in 2015 regarding an interview with an AfD politician that these people “forfeited their humanity”. When asked about hos comment about three weeks ago, Levit said: “I stand by that. I have nothing to take back.”
The AFD recently submitted questions to the Federal Ministry of the Interior about the number of attacks they have suffered. In the third quarter of this year, Germany’s opposition party again became the most frequent victim of political violence. Of 52 the attacks on party offices and party facilities some 26 attacks were directed at the AfD.
“I strongly urge the old parties and parts of the media to stop their hatred and their incitement against the AfD,” said AfD national spokesman Meuthen.
Baum has been a member of the alternative for Germany since 2013. On the night of October 17, 2019, an attack was carried out on her campaign office in Tauberbischofsheim, which resulted in considerable material damage.
In September this year, in Saxony and Brandenburg, the AfD was able to increase its election results in both states by 100 percent, which equates to an electoral victory. In Saxony, another 30 percent of the population has elected CDU, which means that a total of 60 percent of voters have elected right or right conservative parties.
Baum was one of the first signatories of the Erfurter Resolution. One of her main political concerns is freedom of expression , which she sees as being threatened in Germany. The Stuttgarter Zeitung counts Baum as a member of the “German national wing” of the party.
According to Baum, the pro-migration policy of Alliance 90/The Greens has been causing a creeping genocide on the German population. In addition, the election of Muhterem Aras as President of the Landtag is an attack on the AfD and a very clear sign that the “Islamization of Germany” is in full swing she said.