Social media networks and Germany's press have been in uproar after Alexander Gauland, co-leader of the Alternative for Germany (AfD) party, made comments which appeared to play down the crimes committed during the Nazi era.
AfD co-leader Alexander Gauland said the interests of Europe's far-right parties vary too much to fit under the tent Steve Bannon is staking out. The former Trump adviser has plans to undermine the EU.
After a dreadful meeting with an AfD lawmaker, the Buchenwald Memorial Foundation said it would no longer directly engage with the party. The lawmaker allegedly trivialized anti-Semitic statements made by AfD members.
An AfD state youth leader called the German officer who attempted to assassinate Hitler a "coward" and "traitor." The Facebook post has landed him in hot water within the right-wing populist party.
4,000 Sinti and Roma were murdered from August 2-3, 1944, in Auschwitz-Birkenau. Ten-year-old Mano Höllenreiner and his family barely escaped death — but not unspeakable horrors. Andrea Grunau reports from Bavaria.
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