When Björn Höcke from Germany’s far-right AfD party held a town hall meeting in Bavaria's Peiting, locals showed their opposition by raising red cards. But not everyone disagreed with Höcke's message.
A small Jewish group has set itself up within Germany's far-right AfD party despite scorn from 17 Jewish organizations. Critics say the AfD remains anti-democratic and harbors hatred to the point of Holocaust denial.
A combined low of 41 percent has emerged in a survey for Chancellor Angela Merkel's government. Her conservatives and coalition Social Democrats polled 26 and 15 percent respectively. Up to second place are the Greens.
Professed Christians within Germany's far-right AfD disqualify themselves if they utter racist views, according to Hanover's Protestant bishop. Still, dialogue, although risky, must be kept open, Ralf Meister says.
Austria's right-wing government is working hard to drastically cut migration, with many applauding its efforts. Unlike in Germany, Austrians seem unable to protest the far right, Elizabeth Schumacher found in Vienna.
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