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Walter Lübcke

Walter Lübcke was a center-right politician from the Christian Democrat Party (CDU). He was killed on June 2, 2019 by a far-right extremist.

Walter Lübcke was shot at close range and killed outside his home at Istha, in the state of Hesse. Lübcke had received death threats for supporting the refugee-friendly policies of former Chancellor Angela Merkel. Lübcke's killing triggered a broad public debate on right-wing terrorism in Germany. This is an automatic compilation of all DW content dealing with Walter Lübcke.

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