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Germany AfD conference: party adopts anti-Islam policy

The only delegate who called for a dialogue with local Muslim communities rather than outright banning the entire religion was booed of the stage.

BBC News reporting: ADF or Alternative fur Deutschland, the German right-wing party has adopted no-compromise anti-Islam policy.

This includes a ban on minarets, the call to prayer and the full-face veil. The main reasoning behind such drastic decisions being that the Islam is not a part of Germany.

The only delegate who called for a dialogue with local Muslim communities rather than outright banning the entire religion was booed of the stage.

The decision was probably influenced by the recent clashes with radical left-wing protesters, hundreds of whom were arrested for the assaults on AfD members, all while hackers published the addresses of more than 2,000 AfD members on a left-wing website.

AfD is a young movement, formed only three years ago, and has already managed to achieve gains in three state elections in March. They are direct opposition to the Christian Democrats (CDU) and campaigning against CDU leader Chancellor Angela Merkel’s controversial decision to accept millions of migrants in 2015.

By Stefan Paraber for GIA

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