For the first time since 1945 a far right party will enter the German Parliament – so who are the AfD?

In this weekend’s German election, for the first time since World War II, a far right party looks likely to take seats in the German parliament. Founded in April 2013, the extreme right euro-sceptic Alternative for Germany (AfD) party has become a populist anti-immigrant nationalist party in recent years. Despite links to Austria’s far-right Freedom … Continue reading For the first time since 1945 a far right party will enter the German Parliament – so who are the AfD?