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Demonstrations at congress of European populist parties in Germany

Demonstrations at congress of European populist parties in Germany

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Activists have Saturday action conducted at a meeting of populist European politicians in the German city of Koblenz, where, among others, Geert Wilders actor made his debut.

The protesters placed life-size effigies of fascists like Hitler and Mussolini at the entrance of the congress centre.

Also blocked around forty sitting activists a number of access roads to the convention centre, says the police.

Later it is also a demonstration in the city scheduled.

ENF

In addition to Geert Wilders, his political leaders like Marine Le Pen of the French Front National and Frauke Petry of Alternative für Deutschland Saturday present at the congress of the political group Europe of Nations and Freedom (ENF) from the European parliament. In total, some one thousand participants present.

Wilders tweeted a photo in which he poses with his colleagues Le Pen and Petry. “Proud to be here with the leaders of the new Europe”, he wrote in English.

Wilders said that “the people the yoke of political correctness will roll”.

Domino effect

The French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen said the rise of right-wing parties in Europe to see if the response from the citizens to the dictates of the liberal elite.

The stage in which nationalists in Europe to the exclusion groups were according to Le Pen over. “We experience the end of a world and the birth of a new one.”

After the Brexit vote in Great Britain and the victory of Donald Trump in the presidential elections in the US predicts Le Pen a “domino effect”. 2017 will be “the year of the awakening of the peoples of Central Europe,” she said in her speech.

It was the first time that Le Pen spoke in Germany. According to surveys in France, she will be the second round of the presidential elections in the country.

Meeting of right-populist parties in the Rhein-Mosel-Halle

Political leaders from the PVV-leader Geert Wilders, Marine Le Pen of the French Front National and Frauke Petry of Alternative für Deutschland live Saturday the congress of the group Europe of Nations and Freedom (ENF) from the European parliament.
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In total, some one thousand participants present.
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The French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen said the rise of right-wing parties in Europe to see if the response from the citizens to the dictates of the liberal elite.
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Also demonstrators and agents are fully present in the meeting.
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The protesters placed life-size effigies of well-known fascists like Hitler and Mussolini.
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Wilders wrote on his twitter that he is “Proud to be here with the leaders of the new Europe”.
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