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Backstage says of the concert with a supposedly right-wing Bands

The concert of two Bands in the Backstage, suspected to be a radically right-wing, has been cancelled. Left activists had demanded the appearance of the groups

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Backstage says of the concert with a supposedly right-wing Bands
The concert of two Bands in the Backstage, suspected to be a radically right-wing, has been cancelled. Left activists had demanded the appearance of the groups MGLA and Deus Mortem at the 1. To let may not take place. Instead, a charity is now countered planned against anti-Semitism. the

The Backstage in Neuhausen has a for the 1. May planned a concert with the Bands MGLA and Deus Mortem to be cancelled. Hans-Georg Stocker, managing Director of the cultural center stated, in a press release. Stocker in response to a letter that the "Left Alliance against anti-Semitism Munich" had spread. The activists had accused the two Bands of anti-Semitism and racism, and demanded to cancel the show.

The Backstage was only in the short term, that members of the support band Deus Mortem would also play in the Polish, anti-Semitic neo-Nazi band Infernal war. Infernal

against the band MGLA there were allegations, "we could not check, however, until now, comprehensively," - said in the press statement. However, it had been already crossed a "red line" of the Band, by inviting anti-Semites and to the stage. The statement of MGLA, is a non-political Band, don't count for the Backstage. A stance against racism, anti-Semitism and right-wing extremism was not a question of political attitude, but must be an "expression of humanity". The Backstage can not check, despite intensive efforts, all of the Bands, "completely", to occur on the site. Here you had to rely on help from the outside - on the main bands, who know your guests the bands better and the agencies with the artists familiar.

For the cancelled appearance on 1. May will now take place in a Soli - charity concert against anti-Semitism in the Backstage. Artists of all kinds to occur, may contact the e-mail address bash-against-antisemitism@backstage.eu to the organizers. The entrance costs five euros and the revenue should flow to a certain social or political project. We very much hope that the support from the left of the "Alliance against anti-Semitism" and other democratic forces. Who has Tickets for the cancelled concert, you can return and receive the alternate benefit concert free admission.

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