Germany Must Combat Right-Wing Extremism, Merkel Says After Politician’s Murder | 6/21/2019 | Staff
dewbydewby (Posted by) Level 4
BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday said the state must rigorously fight right-wing extremism following the murder of a prominent politician.

The arrest of a man with suspected far-right sympathies over the shooting this month of Walter Luebcke, a regional ally of Merkel known for his pro-migrant views, shocked Germany and prompted calls for a more pro-active government response to anti-immigrant extremists.

Merkel - Speaking - Dortmund - Gathering - Protestant

Merkel, speaking in Dortmund at an annual gathering of Protestant churches, said that right-wing extremism must be fought “without any taboo”.

“Otherwise we will have a complete loss of credibility,” she said, adding that the government took the issue “very, very...
(Excerpt) Read more at:
Wake Up To Breaking News!
The only change you ever get from the goverment is what's in your pocket, and worth less every day.
Sign In or Register to comment.

Welcome to Long Room!

Where The World Finds Its News!