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The death threats in Germany against the Green politician Cem Özdemir and Claudia Roth have triggered a cross-party consternation. Interior Minister Horst Seehofer (CSU) said the "süddeutsche Zeitung" from the Monday of a "highly problematic coarsening of our society".

the Left party leader Dietmar Bartsch described the threats in the "world" as "a result of a poisoned social climate". At the weekend it was reported that Özdemir and Roth from a considered to be dangerous right-wing extremists-the network will be threatened with death.

Bartsch called on in the face of death threats in the "world" to a consistent fight against right-wing extremism. This had for years been neglected, criticized the Left-politician.

the Green party politician Renate Künast urged the coalition government to focus more on the extreme-right threat. "That extreme Right-wing death threats is also a reality, as we have seen with the murder of Walter Lübcke and in the hall," said Künast of the "world". The authors of such threats would have to be made "by all means be identified and punished".

package of measures of the government

The Vice-Chairman of the Union faction in the Bundestag Thorsten Frei (CDU) said the "world" that the government would put "everything" that you recently on the way brought measures will be decided on package against right-wing extremism "quickly from the Parliament". Intimidation by extremists should be opposed "with full determination and toughness," said Free.

The interior policy spokesperson of the FDP parliamentary group, Konstantin Kuhle, called the accumulation of threats and attacks on persons of the public life in the newspaper "dramatically". The society should not get used to such incidents, said Kuhle. "Politicians must not be free in the wild."

the Newspapers of The German Funke media group had cited on Saturday from threatening Mails to the group "nuclear weapons Division of Germany (AWD)" in the two Green politicians. Özdemir was informed that his Name is at the top of the death list. To Roth, the group therefore wrote: "you are currently number two on our hit list."

offshoot from the USA

A right-wing extremist group, "nuclear weapons Division" (AWD) is known in the United States. There you willing is considered to be extremely violent. For several months, the evidence of a German offshoot of the Organisation are piling up.

As a consequence of the stop of the hall, and the murder of the Kassel government President Walter Lübcke, the German government had decided, last week, a package of measures against right-wing extremism and anti-Semitism. One of the most important amendments relates to Internet companies: Online networks shall be obliged to report criminal content in the future, active safety authorities and, where appropriate, also the IP address of the user out. Aggressive insults and baiting in the network should be harder and can be punished.

According to the Cabinet submission, the weapons law is to be tightened, in addition, a better protection of local politicians and civil society is provided by dedicated citizens against hate and incitement. Minister of justice Christine Lambrecht (SPD) announced that a draft law until the end of the year to submit. (fal/sda)

Created: 04.11.2019, 07:59 PM

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