Neo-Nazi Official Appointed Mayor In German City


A neo-Nazi official was reportedly appointed mayor in a German city, sparking criticism.

Stefan Jagsch, a member of the extreme-right National Democratic Party, was appointed the district mayor of Waldsiedlung — a village near Frankfurt — last Thursday, The New York Times reports. The position had been unfilled for more than 10 weeks, the newspaper noted, and Jagsch was the only candidate to volunteer for the job.

Jagsch’s official Facebook page contains a banner criticizing the “Lying Press,” and he has posted content against Muslims, migrants and established political parties, the Times reported. He has also reportedly come up in annual reports by a state domestic security agency.

Read more at The Hill.




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