According to the decision of the memorial of the Buchenwald concentration camp, AfD, members of the house to issue the ban, in support of further German memorials to the procedure. “We would do exactly the same, we would have had a similar case,” said Jörg Skriebeleit, Director of the Flossenbürg concentration camp memorial in Bavaria. Flossenbürg, myself, have not undergone any targeted hostility by AfD members, a contingency plan was already drawn up.

The Plan write exactly which Statements were approved and how violations will be dealt with. If, for example, the inscription on a T-Shirt supporting documents, a Sympathy for the rights of political orientation, to speak to the visitors. “We don’t say then: We will close you from visiting, but you have to take off your T-Shirt or turn it inside out”, so Skriebeleit. The highest level of escalation is the reference from the site of the memorial.

in Hamburg is currently being discussed internally, whether or not a visit is useful, says Oliver von Wrochem, head of the study center of the Neuengamme concentration camp memorial. “If someone expresses to be unconstitutional or certain symbols, it can, of course, referred to today from the site.” But it is the borderline cases with which we must deal.

The memorial Neuengamme, have also experienced targeted hostility. “The reaction of the Buchenwald memorial, but I think it’s absolutely justified,” Wrochem. Every German memorial to observe the current developments with concern.

Previously, had given the memorial of the former concentration camp Buchenwald AfD-members of the house ban. On Friday, it was placed there with Holocaust Survivors and representatives of the Thuringian state government, a wreath for the victims, because the party were not allowed to participate members.

The Foundation does not believe it is commanded, “that representatives of the AfD to participate in a commemorative event to these places, as long as you are not credible to the anti-democratic, human-rights hostile and a history revisionist dissociate positions in their party,” it said in a statement.

In the Buchenwald concentration camp near Weimar, more than 56,000 people through torture, medical experiments, starvation, and disease killed up to the end of the Second world war. In special facilities for more than 8000 Soviet soldiers were shot and killed prisoners. It was one of the largest concentration camp on German soil. From 1937 to April 1945, the Nazis deported some 270,000 people from all over Europe there.


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