Far-Right Politician Beaten Within An Inch Of His Life In Germany

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A local leader of the far-right Alternative for Germany was attacked and seriously wounded by several men in the northwestern city of Bremen, an assault that drew condemnation Tuesday from some of the party’s fiercest opponents.

Bremen police said they believe the attack on Frank Magnitz, a lawmaker in Germany’s national parliament who leads the party’s local branch, was politically motivated. Magnitz was beaten over the head with an unidentified object by at least three men wearing dark clothing and hoods or hats, who then fled, police said.

 

Chancellor Angela Merkel’s spokesman, Steffen Seibert, wrote on Twitter that “the brutal attack on lawmaker Frank Magnitz in Bremen must be strongly condemned. Hopefully police will quickly succeed in catching the perpetrators.”

 

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{Matzav.com}

2 COMMENTS

  1. A plague o’ both your houses….
    Far left isn’t much different from far right. Both are intolerant extremists. Both wish the other side dead, and attempt to carry out those wishes. Both would destroy any country, if they were allowed to run it. Enjoying the fruits of one’s own violent rhetoric is a part of life.

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