German conservatives harshly criticized the Alternative for Germany (AfD) on Wednesday, saying the far-right party bears some responsibility for the death of Kassel district president Walter Lübcke, Germany’s Deutsche Welle news service reported. Lübcke, a member of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats (CDU) and a supporter of her refugee policies, was shot dead at his home earlier this month in what prosecutors believe to be a “right-wing extremist” attack. CDU party leader Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer said Lübcke's murder shows how the AfD's use of "hate and incitement" has overturned taboos in language and "lowered inhibitions so much that they result in pure...Full Article
Merkel's Party Calls AfD 'Complicit' In Politician's Murder
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