The former President of the Central Council of Jews, Charlotte Knobloch, has since its dispute with the AfD in the Landtag of Bavaria according to own goal of massive threats. “Since then, reaching me, almost minute-by-minute desert of invective, threats and insults by E-Mail and telephone,” said Knobloch, the “Augsburger Allgemeine”.
the President of The Jewish community of Munich had criticized the AfD on Wednesday during a Gedenkakt for the victims of national socialism in the Bavarian Parliament as unconstitutional. As a result, the majority of the AfD group left during Knoblochs speech in Protest of the chamber. In connection to this scandal, the AfD group’s Director, Katrin Ebner-Steiner, Knobloch attacked personally and accused of this a “disrespectful treatment” of the AfD.
“The danger posed by the party and their supporters, for our liberal democracy, is so blatantly obvious and just shows even more that the Democrats in our country need to stand together against them,” said Knobloch, the “Augsburger Allgemeine”. “The fact that the AfD would also use the Bavarian Parliament for a self-staging, I knew,” she added. “The scandal I had not expected in this Form yet.”