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Merkel Melts Down After Thousands Of Germans Protest Violent Migrants

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Via Zerohedge

German Chancellor Angela Merkel was heckled as she condemned thousands of right-wing protesters in eastern Germany, who took to the streats after the deadly stabbing of a 22-year-old German man at the hands of two Afghan nationals in the town of Chemnitz.

The German chancellor was heckled during a lively Bundestag debate by the head of the anti-immigrant Alternative for Germany party (AfD), Alexander Gauland, who accused her of dividing Germany with her immigration policy, endangering peace and spreading fake news by supporting controversial evidence that far-right protesters were hounding foreigners through the streets. –Guardian

Merkel shot back, acknowledging the anger felt over the stabbing – however she said that “there is no excuse or explanation for rabble-rousing, in some cases the use of violence, Nazi slogans, hostility towards people who look different, to the owner of a Jewish restaurant, attacking police.”

She also responded to comments made by the head of Germany’s BfV domestic intelligence agency, Hans-Georg Maaßen, who criticized her spokesman for characterizing the anti-immigrant protesters as “hunting” immigrants.

Gauland accused Merkel of “spreading fake news when your spokesman spoke of ‘Hetzjagd’ (hunting),” adding “The truth is, there was no hunting down of people in Chemnitz.

Merkel shot back: “Abstract rows about ‘Hetzjagd’ are not helpful.”

Gauland came under fire for his comments;

In an interruption to Gauland, allowed under the rules of Bundestag discourse, Martin Schulz, the former leader of the Social Democrats, referred to him as “belonging to the dungheap of German history” over what he saw as the AfD’s contribution to the spread of anti-immigrant sentiment. –Guardian

Meanwhile, Maaßen faced questioning Wednesday by Germany’s interior affairs committee over public remarks he gave to a newspaper in which he questioned the veracity of a video which allegedly depicts protesters chasing foreigners. A police report from the night in question emerged on Wednesday, claiming that “right-wing extremists” did in fact chase foreigners through the streests.

According to the document, leaked to an investigative journalism program, several officers on scene during the protest reported witnessing an increasing number of hooligans arriving in the city. At approximately 9:42 p.m., officers reported that “masked persons (right-wing) are looking for foreigners,” and that at 9:47 p.m. “20 to 30 masked persons armed with stones” were reported to be “heading towards Brühl, to the Schalom restaurant.”

As referred to by Merkel in her speech, the Jewish restaurant was attacked, a window was smashed and its owner, Uwe Dziuballa, was injured after being hit by a stone. Masked men shouted at him: “Clear out of Germany, you Jew-pig.

The programme, Frontal 21, revealed that one of the men in the video at the centre of the controversy had worked as a security guard at a refugee shelter in Chemnitz, but that his employer, Securitas, had sacked him with immediate effect after his identity was made known to the company. The man is said to be appealing his dismissal.

On Wednesday, Wolfgang Schäuble, the president of the Bundestag, appeared on national radio to defend Merkel’s decision in the summer of 2015 to allow nearly 1 million refugees into Germany – denying that it had been a mistake, and insisting that Germany had responded to an urgent humanitarian crisis by accepting refugees who needed help.

“But what we didn’t manage well enough was to prevent the impression the whole world was under: that now everyone, anywhere, who was living somewhere worse than Germany, could come. That’s what you always have to consider in politics, the impact of your communication,” he said.


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September 14, 2018

She’s still backing them down, the old hunchback. She played the jew card about muslims (!), and they tripped over themselves trying to backtrack. Jeez. Not enough aggression yet. Germany’s hopeless.

You can call me AL
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Reply to  Derek
September 14, 2018

Sad to watch isn’t it ?. She will end up being, hung, drawn and quartered one day & whether you like it or not Germany and maybe even Sweden will fight back in the end.

Vince Dhimos
September 14, 2018

“Hunting” is not a good rendition of Hetzjagd in this context. It is the act of hounding someone. A better rendition would be “baiting.” In the context, it could be rendered loosely as “immigrant baiting.”

September 15, 2018

What does one expect from a former Soviet Union student born in East Germany and educated in East Germany.

john vieira
September 15, 2018

From what has been reported since mid 2016 when I started paying attention to the “news”/mainstream media again, having given them up since Kosovo due to their “rotten” reporting, as my curiosity was piqued by the collective, TV, broadcast and print, vitriol being directed at some “red headed idiot”. If I thought they were “rotten” on Kosovo – surprise they had graduated/promoted themselves to “putrid” and have been sliding down the dung hill they have created for themselves….I digress…but the ‘bogus’ refugee crisis that the USA/CIA/NATO created due to their reckless actions would appear to fit right in with a… Read more »

John Qosmio
John Qosmio
September 16, 2018

Nearly 1 million? It was double 2 million without documents and without checking what they bring in, not even knowing their names, now they have daily knifing and rape and no-go zones thanks to Merkel.

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