The Federal government has condemned the attack on the Bremen AfD-Chef Frank Magnitz. The “brutal attack” condemn “sharply,” wrote government spokesman Steffen Seibert on Tuesday in the case of Twitter. He added: “Hopefully, the police quickly to catch the perpetrators.” Previously politicians of different parties had approved the attack on Bundestag member, and AfD-Chairman with the significant words, miss.

Magnitz had been attacked, according to police early Monday morning by several people and injured. Because of its function was assumed by a political Motivation of the act, it said. Magnitz self is expecting a multi-day stay in the hospital. “I’m going to stay here even longer”, – said the politician to the dpa. The fact that he had only a little memory. He himself had not seen the perpetrator and not heard, if you had said something to him. In the future, he will take care in Bremen.

hatred is not a means in a democracy

foreign Minister Heiko Maas (SPD), wrote on Tuesday morning in a Twitter message that violence should never be a means of political struggle, “no matter against whom or what are the motives for this are”. For this, there is no justification. “Those who perpetrated such a crime must be punished,” demanded Maas. Also President of the Bundestag, Wolfgang Schäuble, has condemned the attack and warned that the political debate must be carried out so that it could not be a reason to hate, baiting and brutalization.