UPDATED 25 Sept. The far right racist populist AfD enters the German parliament as it moves further rightwards, in the direction of fascism – through a series of internal faction fights that have now seen the shock resignation of party leader Frauke Petry.
Europe is witnessing a dangerous revival of fascist and racist populist parties and organisations. Over the next few weeks we are going to publish a series of articles analysing the scale of this threat. This is part one.
It’s not very often I get a formal invite to attend an event at an embassy. In fact I think it’s fair to say I’ve never received such an invite before.
Most people know about the Nazi Holocaust, the murder of 6 million Jews and 6 million others: Russians, Gypsies, Slavs, socialists, disabled people and LGBT people.