More than half of the right-wing populists Alternative for Germany (AfD) lawmakers in the German state Baden-Württemberg have resigned following their failed attempt to oust a fellow parliamentarian who referred to Judaism as an “enemy” of Europe.

As reported by Deutsche Welle (DW), Germany’s international broadcaster, the AfD leader in the state’s parliament and 12 other members of the 23-member group stepped down.

The controversy is over Wolfgang Gedeon, a former doctor who quickly came ...


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