The AfD-politician Björn loses his immunity. The judicial Committee of the Thuringian state Parliament has, in consequence of a request of the public Prosecutor’s office in Chemnitz. This can only be calculated against the 46-Year-old. The confirmed Höcke of the MIRROR. First, NDR and WDR had reported on the cancellation.

as Long as a Parliament Deputy’s immunity, is excluded from an investigation against him. Höcke since 2014 Chairman of the AfD in the Thuringian Landtag.

Höcke is accused of, to have the photo of a victim’s misused. It goes to Sophie Delete. The body of 28-Year-old from Bamberg, had been found this summer in Spain. Delete had been as a hitchhiker on the way, the authorities investigating a Moroccan Truck driver.

Höcke rejects the allegations

The photo Lösches had been placed in the so-called funeral March, whose participants was Höcke, around the riots in Chemnitz in large format. Also on Höckes Facebook page the image was to be seen then.

Höcke, however, the allegations denies that the photo was misused. “The allegations leveled against me are completely baseless,” said Höcke of the MIRROR. “On my Facebook page I have published photos of the Demonstration, whose participants I was. That is, I have documented a public event on my Facebook page. There is not much more to say.”

The family Lösches found in the September complaint against Höcke. This I have exploited the image of their daughter, who was Juso-Chairman in Bamberg, Germany, “for their attitude” and “unlawfully on public Display”. So it is, according to the ARD”Tagesschau” in the display. For the family, this procedure was unbearable.

After the presentation of the image in Chemnitz Lösches brother also wrote on Twitter: “No need to rush with the memory of my sister!”


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