a year Ago, you suddenly had chances of winning the party presidency of the AfD. Just because the current party leader Alexander Gauland was a candidate, withdrew your application. Now the state of Schleswig-Holstein, AfD country Manager Doris von Sayn-Wittgenstein could be expelled from the party.

the party leadership decided at a meeting in Berlin. They also decided, “against the Background of alleged criminal operations” until the decision of the competent arbitration court of the exercise of all political party offices to be excluded.

The 64-Year-old had advertised in 2014 for a right-wing extremist Association, which is now the so-called incompatibility list of the AfD. Therefore, it was on 4. December from the state Parliament in Kiel excluded. You belongs to no other choice but to Parliament.

dubious Connections

On the Connections of Sayn-Wittgenstein to the Association, there are conflicting statements. According to the AfD group chief Jörg Nobis Sayn-Wittgenstein had not only confirmed that she had called years ago for the support of the Association. Rather, they have also explains that she was there, been a member for years.

by Contrast, were not Sayn-Wittgenstein, she was a member of the Association, and it had not been also. She admitted, however, to have for the club in 2014, advertised. The Association had been recognized as a charitable organization and at the time I stood neither on the list of the constitutional protection still on the incompatibility list of the AfD.

The protection of the Constitution of Thuringia classifies the Association with a memorial as the extreme right. In the report, in 2017, it is, under the guise of remembrance of the German victims of the Second world war, the convicted Holocaust-Leugnerin Ursula Haverbeck-Wetzel co-founded the Association against the democratic constitutional state agitate. Sayn-Wittgenstein had declared 2014 the Association had been recognized as a charitable organization and have not stood on the incompatibility list of the AfD.


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