People Of Berlin Protested Far-Right Party,- Berlin on the march Anti far right demonstration. People are protesting in Germany’s capital against the rise of a far-right political party. The Alternative for Germany (AfD) won 12.6 percent of the vote in last month’s election making it the third largest party.

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However, mainstream parties say they won’t form a coalition with the AfD. Far-right parties have not won seats in parliament since the 1950s, a reflection of efforts to distance the country from the horrors of the Nazis. The AfD rejects comparison with the Nazis but have railed against what they call the “Islamisation” of the West.

Two years ago, Germany opened its borders to more than one million migrants and refugees.