AfD puts foreman Höcke from the party after comments about Holocaustmonument
The leadership of the German right-populist Alternative für Deutschland (AfD) has decided the AfD leader in Thuringia, Björn Höcke, from the party because of controversial statements about the Holocaustmonument in Berlin.
The nine board members including partijleidster Frauke Petry voted Monday for the departure of Höcke, four against, reports Der Spiegel.
Höcke was annoyed in a speech in January in Dresden on the way, in Germany, the past is dealt with. Not the glory of the nation state, central, ,,but Germans are the only people on earth that a monument of shame in the middle of the capital city has dropped”.
Höcke called the way Germans with their past deal,harmful” and asked to ,,a total turnaround in the way reminded”. It led to violent reactions, because it was assumed that Höcke the book to the background print.