Frauke Petry's anti-immigrant AfD was never "in any way collaborating" with Pegida, she told DW's Conflict Zone with Tim Sebastian. So is she promoting a "worried" or a xenophobic world view?
Prosecutors in the eastern German city of Dresden has asked to have nationalist lawmaker Frauke Petry's parliamentary immunity lifted. The office is reportedly looking to charge the AfD co-chair with perjury.
Germany's far-right scene has always been complex, disparate, and overlapping. Here's DW's guide to the main entities - from official political parties to fringe movements.
The group that calls itself PEGIDA attracted international attention when it began its Monday marches in Dresden in late 2014. But where is the far-right group now, and what do they stand for?
Just how much support does Germany's far-right receive in eastern Germany and where does it come from? DW's Nina Haase and Sumi Somaskanda started a tour of Germany in Dresden to find out.
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