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One major asset of the pre-Petry AfD was its disconnect from the Extreme Right. But the AfD in Thuringia has always been a funny bunch, and Lucke tried (without success) to remove its leader Björn Höcke from the party.

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Photo by Tekniska museet In Thuringia, the AfD and the Extreme Right get cosy 1

With Lucke gone and asylum applications at a record high, Höcke is now organising large-scale anti-refugee demonstrations in front of the Thuringia state parliament, which, by strange coincidence, attract sizable numbers of hooligans, neo-nazis, and NPD supporters. For more details, have a look at this article on the very useful Blick nach Rechts blog (in German).

  7 Responses to “In Thuringia, the AfD and the Extreme Right get cosy”

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  2. […] of the CDU and SPD), tried to co-opt them (the local AfD), or, much later, to emulate them (the AfD in Thuringia). Then Pegida all but collapsed, and politics went back to normal. Media attention cycles moved […]

  3. […] remarkably, the AfD state party in Thuringia is hell-bent to become Pegida’s structural equivalent, with thousands sometimes violent protesters marching the streets of sleepy Erfurt on Monday nights […]

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