It could be tricky for officials in the AfD. Federal interior Minister Horst Seehofer (CSU) to investigate how to assess the commitment of state servants in the right-wing populists to disciplinary action. A spokesman for the Ministry said the service's legal Department have received a scan job. The "code of Conduct" for civil servants "and whether disciplinary action should be considered". Seehofer does not want to take only public servants that are in the AfD, but also officials and employees of the public service act of the radical left. In four to eight weeks, as it says in the BMI, there is a "test result".
The debate to extremist recruited officials has been exacerbated by the opinion of the Federal office for the protection of the Constitution (BfV) to the AfD. The news service had said in January the total party, for the "test case" for observation because of "first evidence" for a policy against the democratic basic order. Two associations in the AfD, the "Young Alternative (JA)" and "The wings", have yet to be rated harder, and as a "suspected case". Especially Federal officials, in the case of YES, and "wings" could get in trouble. If you are working the bi police and other security agencies. Seehofer's testing program was "basically inconclusive," said the head of the Association of German detective, Sebastian Fiedler. Police officers have an oath to the Constitution.
The BMI refers to the Federal law on civil servants, the officials of the "basic obligations" are imposed. Public servants need to "confess by their whole conduct," to the democratic basic order. In the case of political activity, moderation is necessary"". The BfV of the YES "sufficiently weighty evidence to certify" for an extremist effort, "wing", even "independent evidence".
Nothing to the officials who have to fear for the AfD and Federal days
officials, the sit for the AfD and the German Bundestag, sitting first but nothing to worry about. During the time in Parliament to "rest" the civil service system. The BMI wants servants, not a lump sum Check from the state. "There are likely to be individual decisions."
According to the classification of his party to the test case AfD has called for the Federal Vice-Georg Pazderski, the AfD is a "cleaning process". "We look for a long time that certain developments in the party have accomplished, where we are not, or are not strong enough steps," said Pazderski on Tuesday in Berlin. Now it is, "confused heads with right-wing extremist or conspiracy theoretical ideas" to get rid of. Various members of the AfD have tried to "damage the party", said the Berlin-based AfD-Chef. With a view to the examinations of the constitutional protection authorities, he admitted: "We have certainly also be a part of the blame for the fact that it could come so far."
Pazderski, who praised the according to his own statement, "moderate course" of his own country Association, declined to name names. He spoke of a "relatively small group, a very harmful minority, which has no place in the party". In the direction of which he formulated: "to Whom the development within the party, not tastes, are looking for a different party." His party, he exhorted: "We must take resolute action against these people."More about
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The statements Pazderskis are likely to relate mainly to members of the "wing". Followers of Thuringia, the AfD country Chairman Björn Höcke-led group had committed in the past, taboo-breaking, and the party further radicalized. After the Federal office for the protection of the Constitution the "wings" and have declared the suspected case, can be observed in both groups, accordingly, limited intelligence resources. Pazderski said: "The wings can play an important role in the party, he seals the AfD to the right." He expect the "wings", "that he takes a very clear Position towards such people and I would like that from the wing very clear words are spoken".