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German Saxon AfD suspected right-wing extremist case
German Saxon AfD suspected right-wing extremist case
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The Saxony state association of the AfD (Alternative for Germany) has been classified as a case of observation by the German State Office for the Protection of the Constitution due to increasing right-wing movements.

While the Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution does not want to decide on a formal classification until the beginning of next year, the third state association alongside Brandenburg and Thuringia is now a case for the security authorities.

Intelligence means can now also be used.

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"Querdenken 711" case for the protection of the constitution

The Corona protest movement "Querdenken 711" from Stuttgart becomes a case for the constitutional protection of Baden-Württemberg. The reason for this is the increasing influence of right-wing extremists and Reichsbürgern within the movement.

A meeting of movement members and Peter Fitzek, the self-proclaimed "King of Germany" and Reichsbürger, in Thuringia is also said to have triggered the measure taken by the security authorities. The authorities are concerned about the alliance of Querdenkern, corona deniers and Reichsbürgern.

Brandenburg wants to abolish the mask requirement for hall events
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Brandenburg, Germany is currently working on a new regulation that will no longer talk about containment, but about everyday handling.

However, the minimum distance of 1.5 meters should still be maintained. Previously Thuringia had already explained that it will lift the mandatory contact restrictions largely.