AfD politician threatens journalist after Hitler comparison
Monday, 16 September 2019 17:42

Björn Höcke halts interview after German state broadcaster draws parallel to Nazi rhetoric

An Alternative für Deutschland (AfD) politician has walked out of an interview and threatened a journalist after he was confronted with parallels between his rhetoric and that of Adolf Hitler.

An interview with Björn Höcke by the state broadcaster ZDF, recorded last week but screened on Sunday, shows the AfD politician threatening “massive consequences” to a journalist who refused to restart an interview after a series of difficult questions.

Continue reading...