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Germany: Protesters picket AFD conference in Kehl02:11

Germany: Protesters picket AFD conference in Kehl

Germany, Kehl
November 19, 2016 at 12:58 GMT -00:00 · Published

Members of the right-wing Alternative for Germany (AfD) were booed when they arrived at Kehl city hall on Saturday, as protesters gathered condemning the party and their supporters.

Around 600 delegates were greeted by roughly 300 protesters, as the politicians came to the German town for a two day party conference, where they are expected to name their candidates for the parliamentary elections in 2017. Protesters held banners and placards declaring "Assholes celebrate Germany" and "Kehl is open-minded, colourful and tolerant". Before gathering outside City Hall the protesters marched through town chanting "We are sick to death of you".

In order to prevent any clashes a heavy police presence was deployed. Another anti-AFD protest is planned for the same day to counter an AfD support rally in Hamburg.

Germany: Protesters picket AFD conference in Kehl02:11
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Members of the right-wing Alternative for Germany (AfD) were booed when they arrived at Kehl city hall on Saturday, as protesters gathered condemning the party and their supporters.

Around 600 delegates were greeted by roughly 300 protesters, as the politicians came to the German town for a two day party conference, where they are expected to name their candidates for the parliamentary elections in 2017. Protesters held banners and placards declaring "Assholes celebrate Germany" and "Kehl is open-minded, colourful and tolerant". Before gathering outside City Hall the protesters marched through town chanting "We are sick to death of you".

In order to prevent any clashes a heavy police presence was deployed. Another anti-AFD protest is planned for the same day to counter an AfD support rally in Hamburg.

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